‘I couldn’t fix myself’: Bishop Conley opens up about mental health recovery

By Mary Farrow/Catholic News Agency In December 2019, Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln announced he was going on a medical leave of absence. Citing diagnoses of depression […]

perspective

The Fire of Faith: Living in Christian freedom and becoming Saints

God’s grace flows through us like a river, washing us and nourishing his divine life in us. His grace flows freely when we let go of the attachments that dam us up, blocking grace’s entry points. If we are distracted […]

Black Catholic History is Catholic History!

Black Catholics have had a huge impact on the history and traditions of Christianity. The National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus of the United States designated November as Black Catholic History Month 30 […]

Local Catholic school students get unique window into Supreme Court hearings

It’s not often that students have the opportunity to talk to someone making history on a national scale, but 8th grade students at Notre Dame Catholic School recently got to visit via Zoom with a […]

Father John Vianney first Beatitudes priest to be ordained in Denver

On Nov. 7, the Community of the Beatitudes made history by ordaining the first member from their community in Denver. Father John Vianney Thanh Viet Thai, originally from Vietnam, was ordained a priest by Archbishop Samuel […]

perspective

An open letter to the people of “Courage”

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: There are many exemplars of the cardinal virtue of courage in the Catholic Church today: Catholics in Hong Kong who risk their lives and […]

Roe v. Wade: Bad law and bad science

A new book by a renowned reproductive healthcare doctor takes a critical look at the flawed science of Roe v. Wade, the infamous Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. […]

‘I knew I had to escape’: Fleeing Communist Czechoslovakia

“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 […]

You can help to form our future priests

Our seminarians are visiting parishes in November to share their unique calling to serve and to ask for your prayerful support. God spoke to some of them at an early […]

From the desert, something new

By Father Greg Cleveland, O.M.V. G.K. Chesterton and several other literary figures were asked one evening what book they would prefer to have with them if stranded on a desert […]

‘Only one thing is necessary’

“Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but only one thing is necessary” (Lk 10:41-42). It would be easy to imagine Christ saying this to us now, calling […]

Prop 115, Colorado’s proposed late-term abortion ban, fails

In a tough loss for Colorado’s pro-life community, Proposition 115, a proposed ban on late-term abortion in Colorado, failed on election night. Proposition 115 would have banned abortion after 22 […]