Former slave Julia Greeley first to be buried at Denver’s Cathedral

In what was a historic first for the Archdiocese of Denver, the exhumed remains of a potential saint were laid to rest at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception […]

Francisco and Jacinta Marto: Great saints who changed history

One hundred years ago this month, as the world sank deeper into the world war that would leave the continent devastated and millions dead, three shepherd children from the small, […]

Newly canonized saints reflect holiness in daily life

Along with José de Jesús Sánchez del Río, Pope Francis canonized another six saints of four nationalities on Sunday, Oct. 16. Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906) She was born Elisabeth Catez in […]

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GALLERY: St. Teresa of Calcutta celebrated at canonization events

Mother Teresa is at last St. Teresa of Calcutta. On Aug. 26, the Missionaries of Charity held a special novena in honor of their founder’s impending canonization, and this past […]

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Q&A: “Mother was very loving, and very firm”

The entire world will celebrate Sept. 4, the day of the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. But for the over 5,000 members of the Missionaries of Charity, the daughters […]

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WATCH: Mother Teresa brings gift of love during 1989 visit to Denver

Mother Teresa is being canonized a saint Sept. 4. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Cardinal J. Francis Stafford reflect upon Mother Teresa’s legacy, the significance of her becoming a saint, […]

Missionaries of Charity to host Mother Teresa canonization events

Millions are expected to converge in Rome Sept. 4 for the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who will be proclaimed a saint by the Catholic Church only 19 […]

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Nuns, guns and the Wild West—the tale of Sister Blandina

Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina Segale. According to […]

What the world needs now: more saints

ROME—Challenges were overcome. Friendships were born. Faith was renewed. Those were the blessings some 45 faithful experienced on the April 25-May 3 archdiocesan pilgrimage to Rome to witness the canonization […]

Pilgrims thrilled to get up close to Pope Francis

ROME—On day five of his pilgrimage to Rome, Patrick Lana had his “O-M-M” moment.  It was at Pope Francis’ April 30 general audience. As he arrived for his address, the […]

Two Pope Saints

John XXIII: Meek and gentle spiritual giant Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was born in Sotto il Monte, in the Diocese of Bergamo, on Nov. 25, 1881. He entered the seminary of Bergamo […]

Denver marks historic canonization

On the same day pilgrims celebrated the lives and virtues of two late popes in Denver, faithful who traveled to Rome joined festivities in St. Peter’s Square to mark the […]