Q&A: Christians must be ‘restless’ in desire to evangelize

In anticipation of his Nov. 6 presentation at the Saint John Paul II Lecture Series in Denver on his new book The Evangelizing Parish, Cardinal Francis Arinze, former Prefect of […]

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Don’t just do something – be.

I just returned from the Catholic Leadership Conference — or, as I like to call it, “the best three days of the year.” In the midst of the current crisis […]

New saint ‘keeps watch’ over Hispanic Catholic community

Denver’s Queen of Peace Parish was filled with faithful Salvadorians and other Catholics from the United States and diverse Latin-American countries Oct. 14, all celebrating with deep devotion the canonization […]

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From skepticism to gratitude: My experience of The Way

On Sunday, Oct. 14, I had the privilege of celebrating the Eucharist in Greeley with over 500 catechists from the Neocatechumenal Way. As The Way celebrates its 50th Anniversary this […]

Mary is coming to see you

The Church has dedicated the month of October to the rosary since 1883, when “the rosary pope” Pope Leo XIII directed it. Pope Francis reiterated this call last month, when […]

We are listening: Responses to comments from the Promise page

On Sept. 7, the Archdiocese of Denver launched archden.org/promise as an online resource for information about how we handle allegations of sexual abuse of minors and other misconduct here in […]

Discovering a hidden face of World War II: ‘The Holocaust by Bullets’

Standing by a mass grave in a small Ukrainian village while listening to the stories told by the dozens of elderly witnesses of the execution of the last Jewish victims […]

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A public Church, not a partisan Church

WARSAW. The temptation to ally the Church with a particular political party and its program is a perennial one, it seems. When that temptation is not resisted, it invariably leads […]

Marriage as a sign of Christ’s love in the world

As Christians, we are called to love — God first, then our neighbor. Jesus said the entire law and the prophets were summarized in that double directive called “the great […]

Youth break from phones during Offline October

Students across northern Colorado were tired of having to constantly check their smart phones for texts and notifications. They knew the negative effects that can come from too much time […]

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John Paul II, youth minister

Pole that he was, Karol Wojtyla had a well-developed sense of historical irony. So from his present position in the Communion of Saints, he might be struck by the ironic […]

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Meeting Christ in the Mass and sacraments

As Catholics, we recognize Jesus’ Eucharistic presence to be the source and summit of our faith. Nonetheless, we can take His presence at Mass and in the tabernacle for granted. […]