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How Juan Carlos Reyes lived the Resurrection

“Do not be afraid!” the angel told Mary Magdalene, “I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised just as he […]

Walking from St. Louis to Denver, pilgrim spreads word about holy woman Julia Greeley

On Ash Wednesday mendicant pilgrim Ann Sieben began walking from St. Louis, Mo., to Denver, traveling to sites where ex-slave Julia Greeley worked as a domestic in the 1800s, to […]

Overcoming scrupulosity with God’s mercy – and a therapist

Ignatius of Loyola, Alphonsus Liguori and Therese of Lisieux are only a few of the saints who suffered from scrupulosity on their path to sainthood. Their desire to follow God […]

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Creation, redemption, martyrdom: A Lenten reflection

A Lenten quiz: Which came first, God’s creation of the world or God’s covenant with Israel? If we think in terms of mere chronology, the answer is obvious. If we […]

Vincentians’ face-to-face encounters transform community in need

All it took was just over 500 volunteers to shape the lives of more than 20,000 individuals in need here in Colorado last year. Those served were both families and […]

Sweet victory: Mullen girls basketball takes state title for first time in 13 years

Ranked 14th in the 4A bracket, it was clear the Mullen High School girls basketball team wasn’t favored to win the state championship this past season. The school hadn’t won […]

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The high-priced spread, revisited

Readers of a certain vintage (say, over 60) will remember the Imperial Margarine TV ad that dismissed butter as “the high-priced spread.” That image came to mind rather unexpectedly when […]

Colorado Catholic Conference disappointed in senate’s failure to repeal death penalty

Colorado’s death penalty will remain part of state law until at least next year after a bill to repeal it was postponed April 2 until after the legislative session closes, […]

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WATCH: Catholic education is More Than You Realize

While we’ve made education more complicated and more expensive, have we remembered to ask the most fundamental questions? What should go on there? What is it for? Watch the video […]

REVIEW: Unplanned and the abortion business

Abby Johnson was astounded when in a meeting her supervisor Cheryl told her that her plan consisted in doubling the number of abortions in every clinic. After receiving the award […]

Stand together and walk for the Way of the Cross

There’s never been a better time to stand together as Catholics and Christians. As we go through the Lenten season and approach Holy Week, many may be wondering how they can make […]

Border mission instills education and hope in poor

Long before migrant caravans and controversial Trump administration immigration policies began dominating headlines last year, a Catholic mission in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, led by a humble Denver priest, was tirelessly […]