From ashes to Easter: Five tidbits about the Lenten season

Lent is full of traditions that remind us of our mortality and give us hope for our salvation. Dive deeper into the significance and fun facts of this season and […]



In the mid-1980s, my wife and I were invited to a baptism and to the post-christening reception at the home of the newborn’s parents. During the latter festivities, I was […]

Child sex abuse is ‘a serious and pervasive’ issue in U.S.

By Julie Asher | Catholic News Service Child sexual abuse in the United States is at epidemic levels. More than 60,000 children are reported to have been abused every year, […]


Meet St. Conrad, patron of Denver’s Capuchins

You may know the Capuchin friars from their longstanding service within the Archdiocese of Denver. They serve at Annunciation Parish and the Denver Catholic recently highlighted their new food truck […]

Colorado Governor expected to sign bill abolishing death penalty

A bill banning capital punishment in the State of Colorado is expected to pass in early 2019, an effort that Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has supported, and that Colorado Governor […]


WATCH: Archdiocese of Denver announces steps to support survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Archbishop Samuel. J Aquila, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and former Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman speak at a Feb. 19 press conference.

Make a pilgrimage to Colorado’s first shrine for victims of human trafficking

It’s a reality. On any given day during 2016, an estimate of 403,000 people were living in conditions of modern slavery in the United States, according to the 2018 Global […]

Q&A: Denver priest makes valuable contribution to understanding of Eucharist, Cross in Early Christianity

Father Daniel Cardó, S.C.V., pastor at Holy Name Parish and professor at St. John Vianney Seminary, shared with the Denver Catholic his experience of publishing his most recent book The […]


“Synodality” and the Rome abuse summit

Despite Pope Francis’s lecture on the subject at Synod-2015, and notwithstanding the passages on it in Synod-2018’s final report, there is little agreement in 21st-century Catholicism on what “synodality” means. […]

Seeking justice, transparency and accountability, archdiocese voluntarily enters agreement with Colorado attorney general

With a desire to “shine the bright light of transparency” on the tragedy of sexual abuse of minors within the Church, Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has announced that the […]


Seeking healing and justice for survivors

Last year I made a promise that the Archdiocese of Denver would be transparent about our handling, prevention and response to the sexual abuse of minors by priests. We have […]

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