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‘Your confessional is ready’: Buzzing into confession at a Denver Catholic high school

Dec 29, 2023

By Denver Catholic

Students at Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver don’t wait in line for confession. Instead, they pick up a buzzer... Read more

The Behold Your Child ministry is a Catholic-based bereavement ministry that supports couples who are faced with miscarriage, still-birth, infant/child loss, and fatal perinatal diagnosis.

Catholic ministry aims to ‘walk alongside’ those experiencing miscarriage, child loss

Oct 15, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

A ministry called Behold Your Child aims to accompany parents and families who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, prenatal diagnosis, or... Read more

Seven-year-old Mary Stegmueller of Colorado has been battling cancer since she was 4 years old, but her cancer is spreading.

Catholic community grants wish of girl fighting cancer to see Luke Bryan live

Jul 28, 2023

By Aaron Lambert

Seven-year-old Mary Stegmueller is a fighter. She has been battling cancer since she was 4 years old, but her cancer... Read more


Denver Archdiocese defends gender identity policy for schools

Nov 11, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Denver is defending its guidance on sexual identity in Catholic schools after an article on the policy... Read more

World Youth Day participants at Mile High Stadium in Denver, 1993.

Denver archdiocese: World Youth Day launched spiritual revolution

Aug 15, 2013

In 1992, Denver was one of three American cities that had been vying to host World Youth Day the following... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila blesses the new facilities of the Augustine Institute Sept. 13, 2012 in Denver, Colo.

Augustine Institute expands evangelization effort with new campus

Sep 18, 2012

By Peter Zelasko, Kevin J. Jones

On Sept. 13, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver opened a new chapter in the history of the Augustine Institute... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila speaks during the opening.

Denver Catholic charities expands counseling services

Aug 29, 2012

In response to a growing demand for Catholic counseling services and a desire to serve the suffering, Catholic Charities of... Read more

Bishop James Conley speaks at the July 22, 2012 prayer vigil in Aurora, Colo.

Denver bishop urges hope at vigil for shooting victims

Jul 23, 2012

Bishop James D. Conley of Denver delivered the invocation at a non-denominational Sunday evening vigil for the victims of the... Read more

Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

Catholic chaplain helps families and survivors after Aurora shootings

Jul 21, 2012

At Swedish Medical Center, where 23 victims of a deadly movie theater attack were brought in the early hours of... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J Aquila comforts a parishioner at Queen of Peace Catholic Church on the evening of July 20, 2012.

Mass in Aurora draws people seeking answers to tragedy

Jul 20, 2012

By Kate Veik

In his homily following a July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila reminded a crowd... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila at his July 18, 2012 installation Mass.

Archbishop Aquila to say Mass for theater massacre victims

Jul 20, 2012

On Friday evening Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver will preside over a Mass at Queen of Peace Catholic Church... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrates the Eucharist at his installation on July 18, 2012.

Denver archdiocese excited and grateful for new leader

Jul 20, 2012

Catholics in the Archdiocese of Denver welcomed their new archbishop with enthusiasm and hope for the future following his July... Read more

Archbishop-designate Samuel J. Aquila.

Joy overcomes Denver's future archbishop

May 29, 2012

By Marianne Medlin

As Archbishop-designate Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, N.D. assumes his role as Denver's new shepherd, the former Coloradan brings with... Read more

Archbishop-designate Samuel J. Aquila.

Pope appoints Fargo bishop to lead Denver archdiocese

May 29, 2012

By Marianne Medlin

Filling a post vacant for over eight months, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, N.D., as... Read more