So-called sanctuary is not the solution, says bishop

Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez of Denver didn’t tell a group of Hispanic parishioners at St. Mary Parish in Greeley, Colo., that the Catholic Church would deny sanctuary to an individual […]

Centro San Juan Diego honors 1st graduate of program with Mexican university

Three years ago, Monica Chavez didn’t even know how to turn on a computer. But this Dec. 6, she was the first student to graduate with a bachelor’s degree through […]

Thirteen couples confess their love before God

A special celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony was held Aug. 13 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, in a ceremony presided by Archbishop Samuel J. […]

Because of You: A foundation for mission

This is the first part of a series of articles showcasing the many ways the annual Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal enables and furthers the divinely-instated mission of the Archdiocese of Denver. In this Year of […]

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Luis Alvarez sows seeds for Hispanic ministry

Luis Alvarez grew up picking grapes in the San Joaquin Valley as a migrant worker; now, he’ll be picking souls in the Archdiocese of Denver. Alvarez succeeds Luis Soto, who […]

Centro director calls service to Hispanic community an honor

UPDATED: Luis Soto, director of the Archdiocese of Denver’s Hispanic Ministry and executive director of Centro San Juan Diego, departed June 5. “It is time to let someone else take […]

Church centralizes fundraising efforts to better serve donors

The Catholic Foundation of Northern Colorado (TCF) has taken a new approach to help advance the mission of the Church by centralizing development and fundraising personnel of several ministries into […]

Immigration reform needs legislative involvement, archbishop says

While the United States is in urgent need of immigration reform, changes should be made through the legislative process, Archbishop Samuel Aquila noted in the wake of President Barack Obama’s […]

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Hispanic woman awarded for work with addicted, at-risk

When Ana Chaparro looks into the eyes of Latinos enslaved by drugs and alcohol, she tries to see Christ, she said. “When I see them recovering, I feel like it’s […]

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Benevolent couple say generosity is ‘God’s work’

More than 10 years and 40 ministries later, philanthropists Mark and Nancy Bauman say they’re only stewards of God’s gifts. The Baumans, who attend Holy Name Parish in Englewood, will […]

Why I volunteer at Centro San Juan Diego

The following testimonial is from Centro San Juan Diego volunteer instructor Jim Ryan. Centro is looking for volunteer teachers for the new academic year. For more information, contact Juan Carlos […]

Meet the all-Hispanic class of deacon candidates

Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila will celebrate a bilingual — English and Spanish — deacons ordination Mass at 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. The six men […]