Colorado dioceses cancel all Masses until further notice

The bishops of Colorado have unanimously agreed to suspend the public celebration of the Mass in Colorado until further notice, effective March 13. Parishes will remain open. All pastors have […]


St. Joseph is the great exemplar of Lenten virtues

Father Roger J. Landry is the national chaplain for Catholic Voices USA and a priest of the Diocese of Fall River. Like most Christians throughout the first 1,400 years of […]

Meet Denver’s six new transitional deacons

Deacon John Croghan Deacon John Croghan grew up on a farm near Hudson, Colo. He was one of seven children, and he remembers being outside a lot with his brothers […]

Keep it simple: Lenten giving made easy

We have officially entered the season of Lent, which can only mean one thing: For the next 40 days, willful suffering, deprivation and self-denial are the name of the game. […]

Archbishop to new transitional deacons: Look to the examples of Sts. Peter and Joseph

On Feb. 22, the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila ordained six men to the transitional diaconate during a Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of […]

Archbishop Aquila, clergy and faithful express gratitude for Archbishop Chaput

For Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and many Colorado clergy and lay members, the deep influence that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput exerted during his time as Archbishop of Denver is still […]


Coronavirus (COVID-19) should cause reflection, not panic

Lent is a time during which Catholics return to the basic practices of the faith – prayer, fasting and almsgiving – to promote deeper conversion in our hearts. This Lent, […]


Doubling down on a bad deal

Perseverance on a difficult but noble path is a virtue. Stubbornness when confronted by irrefutable evidence of a grave mistake is a vice. The latter would seem an apt characterization […]


The clerisy of the concrete-and-glass box freaks out

Several years back, the estimable Father Paul Scalia observed, of some cultural idiocy or other, “Who knew the end of civilization would be so amusing?” I detected a subtle theological […]


Q&A: Deacon Rob Lanciotti, former CDC virologist, shares coronavirus tips

Deacon Rob Lanciotti of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Fort Collins holds a doctoral degree in Microbiology and was employed as a virologist for the Centers for Disease Control & […]

Coronavirus: Spiritual Resources

With confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) now in multiple regions of Colorado and the Governor declaring a State of Emergency, the Archdiocese is asking our parishes, schools, clergy and parishioners […]

Honored for 50 years of service at Cabrini Shrine, man says it’s been ‘blessing after blessing’

Every workday, facilities manager Tom Francis starts his morning the same way. He enters the chapel at Mother Cabrini Shrine on Lookout Mountain, turns on the lights and addresses a […]