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The reformed liturgy, 50 years later

Fifty years ago, on November 30, 1969, the Catholic Church marked the First Sunday of Advent with the universal implementation of the revised Roman Rite of the Mass, approved by […]

Domus Pacis offers respite to families battling life-threatening illness

In 1997, when Marylouise “Duck” White-Petteruti’s mother was dying of lung cancer and life seemed stripped of all joy, Duck, a native Chicagoan, knew a trip to the Colorado mountains […]

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Open Wide Our Hearts: Lessons in racism from a pilgrimage to Montgomery

By Sister Marion Weinzapfel, csj Just why would a group composed of Denver’s Auxiliary Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez, a parish priest, a deacon and his wife, several religious women and […]

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Monet and the Catholic approach to beauty

In his new book, Beauty: What It Is and Why It Matters (Sophia, 2019), John-Mark Miravalle relates how beauty combines the objective quality of order with the subjective experience of […]

Five local Catholic podcasts with a global reach

While Denver is home to many new apostolates in the New Evangelization, it’s not surprising that it’s also home to several podcasts striving to proclaim the Gospel in this way. […]

New Lourdes church ‘in harmony with the beauty of the Liturgy’

When the first parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes began their community in 1947, they never imagined the growth that the parish was going to have decades later. Today, more […]

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Giving thanks for God’s 2019 graces

Thanksgiving, a uniquely American holiday, is quickly approaching. And while it is usually celebrated in non-religious ways, there is a truth present at its heart that Father Jacques Philippe calls […]

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Why did the Wall fall, 30 years ago?

November 9 marked the 30th anniversary of the peaceful breach of the Berlin Wall — the symbolic high point of the Revolution of 1989, which would be completed seven weeks […]

What will be your faith legacy?

By Deacon Jim Parrilli The Catholic Foundation invites you to experience the joy of giving now and beyond your lifetime. When you choose to give, you choose to love and […]

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The ‘synodality’ masquerade  

During the 2001 Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, who’d suffered through a lot of synodal speechifying and small-group discussions over the years, made a trenchant observation: “Jesus […]

RISE: Unique apostolate brings Christ-centered healing to survivors of sexual assault

By Roxanne King/ National Catholic Register The statistics are sobering: one of every six American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed sexual assault, and 60% of […]

‘I just wanted to be a priest’: Archbishop Jose Gomez elected president of USCCB

By JD Flynn/Catholic News Agency When he became a priest four decades ago, Archbishop Jose Gomez did not expect that he would one day lead the largest archdiocese in the […]