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meals to the hungry

More than


nights of shelter to
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Catholic Schools

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Priest Support

Seminaries & Priests
June 6, 2023

Diamond in the rough: Priests find faith and vocations at CU Boulder

While known to some for its party culture, multiple Denver priests think of the University of Colorado in Boulder as a turning point in their discernment. Three priests share their…
Seminaries & PriestsStories
May 17, 2021

When You Receive a Call Within a Call …

Tony Davis was playing whiffle ball on a sunny Thursday in the courtyard of the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary to blow off some steam after he finished his comprehensive…
Seminaries & PriestsStories
August 31, 2020

You Are Providing a Home for Our Retired Priests

Monsignor Bernard Schmitz had dedicated 50 years to his parishes here in Colorado and in South America. When it came time to retire in 2019, he didn’t know where he…
Seminaries & PriestsStories
August 26, 2020

Supporting our Seminarians

The campuses of St. John Vianney Theological and Redemptoris Mater Missionary Seminaries are buzzing with energy as our seminarians return to classes this week. Our future priests are returning to…

Catholic Schools

Catholic SchoolsStories
February 1, 2022

Appeal funds teacher bonuses to honor tough teaching year

For the second time in two years, generous donations to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal were able to fund bonus checks for all Archdiocese of Denver Catholic School teachers. The announcement…
Catholic SchoolsStories
June 3, 2021

Catholic School Teachers get A+ and a Boost

Catholic schools are being cheered for completing successful in-person learning this past week and it was teachers who were on that front line educating our youth during the pandemic. The…
Catholic SchoolsStories
September 8, 2020

Seeds of Hope Planted a Faith-filled Future for this Teen

When Helen Anderson’s granddaughter, Ava Darche, came to live with her at 3 years old, Anderson was working a full-time job and at a very stressful point in her life.…

Catholic Charities

Helping Those in Need
June 6, 2023

Appeal helps deacons share Christ’s healing

Our secular culture pours billions of dollars into well-meaning programs that address worldly concerns, but never answer the longing of the human heart. The Archdiocese of Denver raises money to…
Helping Those in NeedStories
January 27, 2023

Appeal donors came through again for Catholic school teachers

"We are truly blessed." The extra generosity of donors last year to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal made it possible to fund additional payments to all Archdiocese of Denver Catholic School…
FeaturedHelping Those in NeedStories
October 31, 2022

What’s Their Secret?

Faith is the Cornerstone for this Couple Married Three-quarters of a Century. Margaret Mary Hennessey was just 17 years old when she walked over and asked 22-year-old Frank P. Gill…
FeaturedHelping Those in NeedMinistriesStories
October 24, 2022

From incarceration to salvation

Appeal brings Christ to the captive ... The Archdiocese of Denver seeks to bring Christ to all corners of northern Colorado and that includes a message of salvation to people…
Helping Those in NeedStories
July 21, 2021

The student becomes the teacher at Centro

“And He said to them, “Follow Me and I will make you fishers of people.” (Matthew 4:19) The ancient philosophers knew when we teach, we learn. Christ asked his apostles…
Helping Those in NeedStories
June 14, 2021

Teen Mom Finds Family and Friendship

Shantel was at one of the lowest points in her life. She was 17 years old and alone with a newborn baby. Her baby’s father left her when she was…

Religious Outreach

FeaturedReligious OutreachStories
October 24, 2023

Catholic Hub Connects Christ with Campus Life … and Coffee

Appeal Helps Reach Youth in College and Throughout Northern Colorado.
FeaturedReligious OutreachStories
August 18, 2023

Sports Ministry Scores Hearts for Christ

Young Adult Catholics Find Fun and Fellowship. Generation Z (people born between 1997 and 2012) has been called one of the loneliest generations and less than half of them, who…
FeaturedReligious OutreachStories
July 28, 2022

Appeal funds urgent need for marriage support

Marriage can be full of blessings, but even the best examples of marriage come with challenges. Today, married couples are facing extra strains during trying financial times of inflationary pricing…
FeaturedReligious OutreachStories
May 10, 2022

Serving the Underserved

As Catholics gathered in churches all over Colorado last year on the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, they listened to the Gospel of Mark — “For the Son of Man…
FeaturedReligious OutreachStories
February 1, 2022

Fire and Disaster relief fund inspires generosity around the archdiocese

The Marshall Fire emergency relief fund, started with $250,000 from the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal, inspired Catholic school students and parishioners throughout the archdiocese to generously double the total relief in…
Religious OutreachStories
August 19, 2021

Couple’s Journey Strengthened Marriage

When Ron and Debra Zapka stepped away from the Catholic faith of their youth, movie goers had just been introduced to Luke Skywalker at the theaters and pocket calculators were…