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The One Pope

The new and much-ballyhooed Netflix film The Two Popes should, by rights, be called The One Pope, for it presents a fairly nuanced, textured, and sympathetic portrait of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Pope Francis) […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Concerned Catholics: A Few Suggestions

During and after the grim martial law period in the early 1980s, many freedom-minded Poles would greet each other on January 1 with a sardonic wish: “May the new year […]

Denver Catholic’s top 20 most popular stories of 2019

As we come to the end of 2019, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at the year and see what our top 20 most popular […]

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Christmas, freedom, and obedience

On December 17, the day the first “O Antiphon” signaled the intensification of preparations for Christmas, the Church read the genealogy of Jesus from Matthew’s gospel: writing for a predominantly […]

The Heroes Among Us

Throughout this year and in years past, the Denver Catholic publishes stories about those among us who are living lives of heroic virtue. The following are just a few of […]

The impact of your gift is far-reaching

Throughout 2019, Catholics have answered Christ’s call to serve others and advance his kingdom through their gifts to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal. Since its creation in 1965, the Appeal has […]

The Little Way of Christmas

Dr. Michel Therrien, STL, STD is the  President of the Preambula Group. For families at Christmas time, the Church’s celebration of the birth of Jesus offers three moments of sublime […]

Christmas: The Birth of a Revolution

Christmas is beyond a doubt the most culturally rich experience that we have as Americans and also as Catholics. We have traditions around how we decorate the inside and outside […]

A Cause for True Celebration

In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter […]

A homework assignment led to 50 years of priesthood

Monsignor Robert Amundsen found his vocation in an unlikely way — while working on a homework assignment in 4th grade. He was a student at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic […]

Did you know this about Christmas?

We all have questions about Christmas. Where did it come from? What’s the history? Why is it when it is? So, we did some research to come up with answers […]

Celebrate Life at the 2020 Rally & March: ‘Every life is a gift!’

Thousands of people will take to the streets of downtown Denver on Jan. 11 to celebrate joy over the gift of life and human dignity at the annual Celebrate Life […]