Two Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity celebrate anniversaries

This year, the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity (Marycrest) are celebrating the 40th jubilee of Sister Leandra Schaller and the anniversary of Sister Alicia Cuarón taking […]

How three dioceses are bringing NFP to Hispanic Catholics

By Mary Farrow/Catholic News Agency Susana Diaz gets a kick out of watching couples’ faces during their first marriage preparation class. Diaz, who is the manager of marriage ministries for […]

St. Isidore online K-8 curriculum coming to Catholic schools this fall

This fall, the Office of Catholic Schools will be launching a centralized online curriculum for parents who may not feel comfortable sending their children to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Catholic schools partner with Centura Health for safer in-school learning come fall

The Archdiocese of Denver’s Catholic schools and Centura Health have teamed up to help parents and students feel safer from the novel coronavirus when in-school learning resumes in the fall. […]

For retired priests, Prophet Elijah House ‘feels like home’

Monsignor Bernard Schmitz had dedicated 50 years to his parishes here in Colorado and in South America. When it came time to retire in 2019, he didn’t know where he […]

The Liturgy of the Word: The Lord speaks to his people

This article is the third in a series to help the faithful experience Mass in a deeper way than ever before. Read the other parts at the links below and […]

Deacons continue to innovatively serve God’s people

Our eyes may be used to the men who assist the priest during the liturgy, to the men who proclaim the Gospel from the pulpit, those servants who lift up […]

Deacon William McClellan led a fruitful life of service and ministry to the disabled

Deacon  William (Bill) McClellan passed away July 8 at the age of 86.  Ordained in Peoria, Ill., he was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Denver in 1992, where he spent […]


The Next Pope and Vatican Diplomacy

During a short papal flight from Boston to New York on October 2, 1979, Father Jan Schotte (later a cardinal but then a low-ranking curial official) discovered that Cardinal Agostino […]

Q&A: New book offers help and hope for divorced Catholics

Without a doubt, divorce is something that always impacts an entire family, and especially children. It is very important that divorced parents learn how to cope with this trauma and […]

Archdiocese of Denver publications recognized with 10 Catholic Press Awards

It’s Catholic Press Awards season, and we are pleased to announce that the Denver Catholic and El Pueblo Católico were honored on a national level once more this year, taking home […]


The Next Pope and Vatican II

Polemics about the Second Vatican Council continue to bedevil the global Catholic conversation. Some Catholics, often found in the moribund local Churches of western Europe, claim that the Council’s “spirit” […]