‘Well done, good and faithful servants’: Priests celebrate milestone anniversaries

65 years Monsignor Edward Madden Monsignor Edward Madden remembers hearing God’s call of him to the priesthood as young as three years old. While attending daily Mass at St. John’s […]


WATCH: Cardinal Stafford, local woman share their experience of meeting Mother Teresa

During Mother Teresa’s 1989 visit, St. Rose of Lima parishioner Helen Onofrio was asked to prepare a prayer altar for the Blessed Mother. She acquired an ante-room and a small […]


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, […]

Religious leaders unite in defense of persecuted Christians

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, accompanied by his predecessor, Cardinal James Francis Stafford, joined with Orthodox leaders of Denver earlier this month to jointly condemn the violence of Islamic State and […]

Two decades of mission: Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminary celebrates 20 years

During the closing Mass of World Youth Day in 1993, Pope Saint John Paul II charged the young people of the world “to go, in the power of the Holy […]

Six Days with Francis

Be sure to follow Denver Catholic on facebook and twitter for the latest updates from our Denver pilgrims! With nearly 8,000 journalists credentialed to follow Pope Francis during his six-day, […]

‘He comes as the Vicar of Christ’

How does one go about greeting the Vicar of Christ? This is the question Catholics in the United States are asking as we prepare for the upcoming visit of Pope […]

Cardinal Stafford leads crucifix restoration in Rome

After receiving inspiration from an aged crucifix, Cardinal J. Francis Stafford, archbishop of Denver from 1986 to 1996 who now resides in Rome, commissioned it to be restored as a […]

Our Lady of the New Advent, pray for us!

In the Denver Archdiocese today, Dec. 16, is the feast of Our Lady of the New Advent. The icon was created 29 years ago by Jesuit Father William Hart McNichols […]