Entries by Becky Berreth

The Christmas Season

Nativity (A Retreat for Christmas) by Fr. Mark Toups “Nativity is a resource you can use to go on retreat in the midst of your busy life. People go on retreat all the time. People go on lots of different retreats. Some retreats are at monasteries, others are at retreat centers, and still others are […]

Steubenville of the Rockies

STEUBENVILLE OF THE ROCKIES Denver, CO – June 22-25, 2017 Click here to learn more about Steubenville of the Rockies. The event is hosted by the Archdiocese of Denver. To sign-up contact: Randy Vette — RVette@diorc.org, 605-716-5214 ext 228. Susan Thompson – SThompson@diorc.org, 605-716-5214 ext 221 $70 deposit due by January 12  

The Diocesan Priority Plan — What is happening?

(Editor’s note: All page and chapter references are from the bishop’s pastoral letter, “Through Him, With Him and In Him”) By Teresa Spiess Have you read the book? As we unpack the pastoral plan and the spiritual guide provided by Bishop Robert Gruss in his pastoral letter, Through Him, With Him and In Him, many […]

USCCB: Statement regarding the election of Donald Trump as President-Elect

Coming Together as Faithful Citizens for the Common Good November 9, 2016  WASHINGTON— Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement regarding last night’s election of Donald Trump as President-Elect. Full statement follows. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville President, United States Conference of […]

National Novena: Oct 30-Nov 7

In preparation for Election Day, the Knights of Columbus is calling its members and all the faithful to join together in a novena to the Holy Trinity through the maternal intercession of the Immaculate Conception, patroness of the United States. Join your brother Knights around the nation for this novena, beginning on Sunday, Oct. 30, […]

St. Teresa of Kolkata — November Saint of Mercy

November Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born August 16, 1910, into a Roman Catholic Albanian family in the city of Skopje, now the capital of Macedonia. As a child she was captivated by the stories of missionaries, especially those serving in India. At the age of eighteen Gonxha joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish missionary […]

St. John Paul II — October Saint of Mercy

October Karol Wojtyá was born May 18, 1920, into a devout Catholic family in Wadowice, Poland. His early life was marked by suffering and loss. When he was eight years old his mother died, and three years later his older brother. With the instruction and example of his father, Karol drew close to Our Lady […]

Faithful Citizenship

The Challenge of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship This brief document is Part I  and Part II of a summary of the US Bishops’ reflection, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, which complements the teaching of the bishops in dioceses and states. “If indeed ‘the just ordering of society and of the state is a central responsibility […]