Q&A: Despite the pandemic, Annunciation Heights continues to joyfully fulfill its mission

The COVID-19 pandemic upended a lot of summer plans across multiple industries. The hit was felt especially hard at summer camps around the country, including our very own Annunciations Heights.  […]

Beloved Arvada parish celebrates centennial anniversary

For the past 100 years, the Shrine of St. Anne Catholic Parish has joyfully served the community of Olde Town Arvada and surrounding areas.  On July 26, Shrine of St. Anne celebrated its 100th anniversary with a […]


For Love of Country: A Catholic Patriotism

Our country has been through a lot this last year, as we all know. As many people have reacted against the founding and history of the United States, I have found […]

The Good Samaritan shows us how to overcome division

Most of us are familiar with the parable of the Good Samaritan, which hinges on Jesus’ question: who was neighbor to the man who was beaten by robbers and left […]

‘Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord’: The Concluding Rites

This article is the final piece in a series to help the faithful experience Mass in a deeper way than ever before. Click the links below to read the other […]

What did Pope Francis say about civil unions?

By JD Flynn/Catholic News Agency “Francesco,” a newly released documentary on the life and ministry of Pope Francis, has made global headlines, because the film contains a scene in which […]

‘Our state should do better’: One mom’s journey of choosing life and supporting Prop 115

Lauren Castillo grew up as a pro-life supporter, which was no surprise.   She was Catholic and her father was even the deacon of her church. But then in Castillo’s senior […]

Pro-life Democrats make the case for a 22-week abortion ban in Colorado

By Kevin Jones/Catholic News Agency As Colorado voters consider a ballot measure to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, pro-life Democrats have been vocal in support, stressing its mainstream […]


Joe Biden, pre-conciliar Catholic?

The image of the pre-conciliar Catholic Church in the United States as catechetically effective and politically potent can be hard to square with the long-term damage done to Catholicism’s role […]

Deacon Richard Martin served joyfully in Colorado and Ohio

Deacon Richard Martin passed away peacefully on September 27, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 72 years old.  Deacon Martin was assigned to Our Lady of Loreto and then was transferred to Dayton, Ohio in 2003. Richard William Martin was […]

Not simply ‘pro-birth’: How the Church cares for life at all stages

As Coloradoans prepare to vote to end late-term abortion in the state on Nov. 3, claims of the Catholic Church only being “pro-birth” and not actually pro-life are beginning to […]

“I was thinking, ‘They’re going to kill us.’”

Juan Pablo Galviz lied wide awake on his bed in the early hours of the morning, listening to every sound on the nearby street. He couldn’t remember how many days […]