Denver mayor surprises Catholic school students for Black History Month presentation

On Monday, February 24, Christ the King Roman Catholic School in Denver held their first Black History Month celebration, and among the special guests was the Denver’s own Mayor Michael […]

Five books to help you reboot your spiritual life this Lent

Lent provides the opportunity for a spiritual restart. Below are descriptions of five excellent books and comments from the authors on how they aim to help you. Click on the […]

Death penalty repeal passes in House, bill now awaits governor’s signature

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal the death penalty in Colorado Feb. 26, after five previous attempts failed over the last decade. All that remains is […]

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Aventine meditations

Rome’s Aventine Hill has seen a lot. Legend has it that a dispute over the hill led to the fratricidal conflict between the city’s founders, Romulus and Remus. During the […]

Pray and fast for sexual abuse survivors during first Friday of Lent

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is inviting all clergy and the laity of the Archdiocese of Denver to offer prayers and fasting for survivors of sexual abuse on the first Friday […]

Make sure your kids aren’t caught bored this summer

Although our wonderful state continues to surprise us with snow days and low temperatures, summer fun is closer than you think and registration for summer activities has begun. It’s not […]

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Fridays are back

Lent is just around the corner, which can mean only one thing: Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Fridays are back. For a full list of local Knights fish fry’s, scroll […]

Finding renewal in a grumbling stomach

One interesting thing about liturgical seasons in the Church is that despite the fact they happen at roughly the same time every year, they still manage to sneak up on […]

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Discover the wonders of Catholic France on the Vine & Cloister pilgrimage

Tucked away in the province of Burgundy, wine, Romanesque architecture, and the monastic life all reached their highpoint in the Middle Ages. In his book, Cluny: In Search of God’s […]

Benedictine priest was last surviving monk of Holy Cross Abbey

Benedictine Father Michael Murray, who was the last surviving monk of Holy Cross Abbey in Cañon City, died Dec. 14. He was 83. He had been a monk 63 years […]

Archbishop Aquila on ad limina visit, Pope Francis and more

During his ad limina visit Feb. 10-15, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila was granted an audience with Pope Francis for over two hours where they discussed several topics pertinent to the Church today. […]

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Lenten inspiration from the ‘threshold of the apostles’

We are about to begin the first Lent of a new decade. And there is nothing like being in Rome for to prepare one for this period of recollection, conversion, […]