Why did Jesus have to go into the desert?

On Ash Wednesday, my wife was speaking to one of her co-workers who was confused by the ash crosses she was seeing on people’s heads that day. She took the […]

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Facing the fear of guilt

First of all, I want to thank you all for the tremendous outpouring of support we have received in the wake of my mother’s death. It has been so touching […]

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Good news after a very bad year

There is no need to belabor the awfulness of the year of lockdowns, shutdowns, and other downers that began in mid-March 2020. Among the failures that will bear serious scrutiny […]

Archbishop Aquila ‘deeply saddened’ by deadly Boulder shooting; slain officer called a ‘soldier for Christ’

On March 22, 2021, 10 people were killed during a shooting at a King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado. The following is a statement from Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila: “I am […]

Year of Discernment: Catholic schools embark on a mission of renewal

The Catholic Church, by virtue of her Divine charter by our Lord Jesus, is essentially a teaching organization. Teaching and educating is part of her task of saving souls. Indeed, […]

Archbishop Aquila ‘grateful’ for CDF reaffirmation of Church teaching on marriage

On March 15, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a clarification approved by Pope Francis in which they reaffirmed the Church’s longstanding teaching that same-sex unions […]

WATCH: Nationally-renowned speakers host a live webinar on the Equality Act and what it means for Catholics

The proposed Equality Act of 2021 is expected to be voted on in the U.S. Senate very soon, and several nationally renowned speakers hosted a webinar in response discussing what […]

Lejeune Foundation opens first U.S. clinic in Denver to serve people with Down syndrome

Opening on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day, a new medical center in the Archdiocese of Denver offering holistic consultations for people with Down syndrome will be the first of its kind in the United States.  The […]

Stimulus money burning a hole in your pocket? Here are 5 charitable ways to use it.

Hunting for a way to spend that federal stimulus check?  You know you really don’t need that new iPhone or Samsung Galaxy.  Consider using this boon as an opportunity to make a Lenten donation to your church, Catholic school, or […]

‘We can all be #MaryStrong’: Family finds outpouring of support in Catholic community after rare cancer diagnosis

Mary Stegmueller is a bright, joyful and outgoing preschooler at Frassati Catholic Academy. As she dances with her classmates and enjoys her Trix cereal during snack time, it seems like just another normal day […]

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Fleeing Communist Czechoslovakia and finding true freedom in Colorado

“You can understand freedom and then lose it – but it’s something different to be born into a society where there is no freedom. That’s all you know. That’s what’s […]

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Woke “rights,” the Equality Act, and Speaker Pelosi

On February 25, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives could have addressed any number of pressing issues.  The nation was in its 11th month of a pandemic that had already […]