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On the composting of thee and me

In Herman Wouk’s novel, War and Remembrance, Warren Henry shocks his Bible-reading father, the novel’s hero, by claiming that human beings are “microbes on a grain of dust…and when it’s […]

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Ways to give to Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal

Donating to the annual Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal has a great impact on the wider Church’s reach in northern Colorado. It not only funds various crucial ministries that carry out the […]

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Fulfillment: Way better than mere happiness

Lately I’m seeing lots of studies — or, more accurately, articles about studies — claiming that non-parents are happier than parents. The accompanying commentary essentially concludes that everybody since the […]

Official Appointments: April 24, 2019

Here’s a list of all the new priest appointments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, retirements and others. Pastors/Administrators Reverend Carlos Bello-Ayala, appointed Pastor, St. […]

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Truth-telling and Big Abortion  

For over a half-century, what styles itself the “pro-choice” movement has thrived because of its extraordinary ability to mask what it’s really about — the willful taking of innocent human […]

I worshipped the goddess of reason — until I met the God of Mercy in Notre Dame

by Charles Lewis I am watching Notre Dame Cathedral burn on television from my living room in Toronto. I want to look away but I cannot. I have watched the […]

Lead others to Christ with a generous gift

It’s a question you probably ask yourself every year: How far does the money you give to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal really go? The answer is simple: Really far, and yes, it makes all […]

Father Cuneo remembered as a man of great humility who virtuously ‘wore three hats’

As parish priest, military chaplain and teacher — these were the three ways in which Father James J. Cuneo served the Church during his 55 years of priesthood, leaving a […]

Samaritan House and Denver Rescue Mission urge ‘no’ vote on Initiative 300

Samaritan House joins Denver Rescue Mission in urging a ‘no’ vote on Initiative 300 on the Denver ballot. Instead, civic efforts should focus on providing services to those experiencing homelessness […]

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Fighting the darkness: Notre Dame and acts of faith

When the famous cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris went up in flames April 15, you could see and hear the pain in the faces and voices of the onlookers. […]

Father Medrano restored boyhood parish to original beauty, helped needy souls

He preached unconditional love, to always forgive and to refrain from judging. Knowing that the truth sets one free and frees others to walk in truth, he was an open […]

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The Ratzinger Diagnosis

Published a week short of his 92nd birthday, Joseph Ratzinger’s essay on the epidemiology of the clergy sex-abuse crisis vividly illustrated his still-unparalleled capacity to incinerate the brain-circuits of various […]