Rebuilding families

With two black eyes, empty pockets, no place to go and three children, Dawn Struthers walked with her head held low. Her brown hair hung over her face; the abusive […]

Cyclists back in the saddle for Samaritan House

Team Samaritan House hopes to raise $75,000 to support the homeless in northern Colorado by cycling 465 miles in seven days during this summer’s Ride the Rockies tour. Team Samaritan […]

Charities to establish permanent shelter for women

To serve one of the most vulnerable populations in the Denver metro area, homeless single women, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver will open the city’s first long-term emergency […]

Charities’ gala breaks records

Some 1,000 people attended the Beacon of Hope gala Jan. 31 at Wings Over the Rockies, raising more than $700,000 for Lighthouse Women’s Center and other women’s services run by […]

Diaper collection to impact bottom line

This is the third story in a Denver Catholic Register series about archdiocesan ministries and programs funded by the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal. Running an average of $72 a month, or […]

Connecting the joy of giving with the honor of receiving for Mother’s Day

Father Ed Judy House alumni, Jennifer (last name not used to protect her privacy), left, received an early Mother’s Day basket May 1. The basket was prepared and donated by Rita […]

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Charities’ staffer makes a move

Catholic Charities of the Denver Archdiocese has named Wendy Oldenbrook as their new director of Marketing and Development. Since 2008, Oldenbrook has served as program director of Catholic Charities’ Father […]

When no home seems better than your home

Move to a shelter? But we’re not homeless, Dolores Duran, mother of four, thought as she considered her family’s future. “I had to stop and think: Is it better to […]