A priest’s top five reasons for returning to confession

Father Andreas Hoeck, Chair of sacred Scripture at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary and a confessor at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, shared five reasons with the Denver […]

Invest in Cathedral’s future, pastor urges

Of the spires atop the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Cardinal J. Francis Stafford once described them as two exclamation points of faith in the heart of Denver. Presently, […]

TV Mass ministry marks 50 years

It’s the longest running local television program. The “Televised Mass for the Homebound” has been a ministry of the Denver Archdiocese since 1966 and marked its 50th anniversary this year. […]

Denver’s iconic Cathedral Basilica to undergo extensive repairs

What stands at 210 feet, contains ornate stonework dating back to the early 1900s, and is covered in $985,000 worth of scaffolding in order to be repaired? The Cathedral Basilica […]

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‘Do the right thing’: Bringing the Catholic Faith into politics

How does one do the right thing, and more importantly, what is the right thing? This seems to be the dilemma many Catholics are facing during this uncertain political season. […]


PHOTO GALLERY: Holy oils blessed during Chrism Mass

Each year during Holy Week, all of the holy oils to be used until Easter the following year are blessed at the Chrism Mass. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, along with […]

Official Appointments: March 17, 2016

Father James Crisman, who has been reassigned as a pastor in St. Peter Parish in Greeley from his job as Vocations Director, said that the prospect of moving has almost become […]

New appointments for priests and transitional deacons: February 2016

Official Appointments Reverend James Crisman, appointed Pastor, St. Peter Parish, Greeley, Colorado, eff ective July 1, 2016, for a six-year period. Reverend Ryan O’Neill, appointed Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of […]

Homeless Outreach at the Cathedral

Ron Cattany used to be a government employee, living on Capitol Hill since 1985 and spending his lunch breaks at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. He left for seminary in 2009. Now he serves […]

Rediscover a path to the Lord with 24 hours of adoration and confession

For 24 hours, the Church is opening its doors and inviting people to receive mercy. As part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis decreed that dioceses around the […]

Friendship and a shared mission

Days before the feast of St. Gregory the Great, two bishops representing Eastern and Western Christianity expressed their friendship in two separate liturgies and acts of gift-giving. The encounter began […]

Eleven men ordained deacons

Eleven men were ordained to the diaconate on June 20 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Archbishop Samuel Aquila served as the ordaining prelate. Before the homily, a […]