Category: Growing In Faith

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Saints To Know – Pope Leo I

November 1, 2023

There’s been a lot of Pope Leos–13 so far. But only one is called “the great,” and that’s Pope Leo I, whose feast day is November 10th.

Most famously, he met with Attila the Hun and discouraged the warlord from invading Italy.

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St. Martin de Porres

Saints To Know – St. Martin de Porres

October 25, 2023

It’s been said that sometimes we mistake “wholesomeness” for “holiness.” Not St. Martin de Porres.

His concern for the poor, the sick, and the enslaved compelled him to enter into some truly dirty, difficult, and even dangerous situations.

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All You Saints – St. Hedwig

October 14, 2023

She founded a hospital for lepers. The doors of her castle were open to travelers and to those who were homeless, sick, and dying. Hedwig went to the cottages of those who were poor, visiting and serving them. Late at night she would darn their clothes.

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Sunday Gospel Warm-Up

May 10, 2023

May 14, John 14:15-21

To love is to know God. That pretty much sums up the message in this weekend’s Gospel and really throughout the writings of John. Of course, such knowledge only flows from authentic love which always has measure of the cross in it.

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Sunday Gospel Warm-up

May 4, 2023

A Divine Love

May 7, John 14:1-12

How do we encounter the risen Christ?
That is central focus of our scripture readings in this season of Easter and, in today’s Gospel,

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St Anselm

Saints to Live By: St. Anselm

April 15, 2023

St. Anselm | Feast Day April 21

Saints to Live By:
St. Anselm of Canterbury left his home in Italy to travel as a young man and ended up at the monastery in Bec, France,

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Diocesan News

March 22, 2023

Exciting Volunteer Opportunity! 

Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers to help facilitate our Neighbor to Neighbor program, a faith-based, life-skills-education program that helps families move away from financial dependence on social service agencies and move towards self-sufficiency. 

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Lent Reflections

March 18, 2023

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Sunday Gospel Warm-Up

March 15, 2023

Now I See

Mar. 19 John 9:1-41

We all are on this journey to understand and truly know our God as well as ourselves and others. Often metaphors or poetry is used to describe this journey or process.

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Sunday Gospel Warm-up

March 9, 2023

Remedy for Our Flaws

Mar. 12 John 4:5-42

We have so many flaws. Our thinking is flawed and often our actions are marred by selfishness and ignorance. This becomes obvious in our relationships with family,

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Julia Greeley

Saints to Live By: Julia, a Servant of God

February 23, 2023

Servant of God Julia Greeley, Denver’s Angel of Charity, was born into slavery and emancipated after the Civil War. She spent her life serving the poor with a special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and a love for children and praying for the city’s fire fighters.

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