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Strong saints for our doubting times

“I declare in truth and with joy in my heart — before God and his holy angels — that I have never had any motive in my work except preaching […]

Catholic Baby University prepares parents for the real deal

Heidi and Jim Knous had no idea that something like a Catholic childbirth education existed. But not long after finding out the great news that they were expecting their first […]

Juan Carlos Reyes, Director of Centro San Juan Diego, has been called to the Father’s House

A happy, hardworking man dedicated to evangelization and to Hispanic immigrants: With these words, friends and coworkers remember Juan Carlos Reyes, who passed away March 20 after fighting a grave […]

Monsignor Michael Glenn remained a ‘priest to the end’ in battle with cancer

Monsignor Michael Glenn, former rector of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary and beloved pastor of three parishes on the western slope, died Friday, March 1, after being diagnosed with brain […]

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The goal of Lent: Conformity to Christ

In my last column I looked at the need for conversion and repentance for sin. The goal of Lent, however, does not end there, but looks further toward our spiritual […]

Catholic education is More Than You Realize

This year’s annual formation day for teachers looked a little different than years past. You might even say it was More Than You Realize. All archdiocesan Catholic school employees gathered […]

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A tale of two Georges   

When a pope is elected, the cardinals who have just chosen him make their way to the Hall of Benedictions atop the narthex of St. Peter’s Basilica. It’s a challenging […]

Samaritan House, Denver Rescue Mission team up to shelter homeless during blizzard

When a massive snowstorm ripped through Denver on March 13, residents took shelter in their homes, keeping warm and avoiding the dangerous conditions outside. Those who didn’t have that luxury […]

An examination of conscience for spouses

By Dr. Jim Langley Dr. Jim Langley is a licensed clinical psychologist and the director of St. Raphael Counseling under Catholic Charities of Denver. Visit straphaelcounseling.com. For many of us, […]

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The Holy See and Cardinal Pell

Cardinal George Pell’s December 2018 conviction on charges of “historic sexual abuse” was a travesty of justice, thanks in part to a public atmosphere of hysterical anti-Catholicism — a fetid […]

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Facing sin to begin Lent

“Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15). You may hear these words of Jesus on Ash Wednesday, which can be said when you receive ashes in place of “remember […]

Q&A: Deepen your prayer habits this Lent

Best-selling author Father Jacques Philippe is a native of France whose books have become classics of contemporary Catholic spirituality. A Beatitudes Community priest, Father Philippe is a sought-after retreat master who […]