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It is the case that Christian services that appear to be or are advertised as Catholic Masses, but in actuality are not, are celebrated within the territory of the Archdiocese of Denver by various ex-priests, priests without faculties, invalidly ordained priests, priests who are part of sects not in communion with the Pope, etc. These services, while they may have the semblance of being authentic celebrations of the Mass, are in fact, not; they are illicit and usually invalid. Catholics should neither attend these services nor partake in their communion. Participation in such services does not fulfill one’s Sunday obligation.

Below is a list of illegitimate Catholic churches within the Archdiocese of Denver territory. 

American Catholic Community/Order of St. Michael and Mary (American Catholic Community/Communion of International Catholic Communities)
1921 S. Havana, Aurora, CO 80014

Church of St. Albert Liberal Catholic Church
430 10th St, Greeley, CO 80631

Church of the Beloved (Ecumenical Catholic Church)
10500 Grant Dr., Northglenn, CO 80233

Church of the Holy Family (Ecumenical Catholic Church)
8811 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 101, Denver, CO 80321

Divine Mercy Catholic Church (American Catholic Community/Communion of International Catholic Communities)
20971 E. Smoky Hill Rd., Aurora, CO 80015

Iglesia Católica de Cristo Rey/Christ the King Old Catholic Church (American Catholic Community/Communion of International Catholic Communities)
3138 S Parker Rd, Aurora, CO 80014

Light of Christ (Ecumenical Catholic Church)
1000 West 15th Ave, Longmont, CO 80501

Mary of Magdala (Ecumenical Catholic Church)
301 E. Stuart St., Fort Collins, CO 80525

Our Lady of the Snow Traditional Catholic Church
4101 Lamar St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Chapel
2566 Sable Blvd, Aurora CO 80011

St. Paul Catholic Community of Faith (Ecumenical Catholic Church)
3250 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80206

St. Francis of Assisi National Catholic Church (Polish National Catholic Church)
556 S Jersey St, Denver, CO 80224

St. Mary’s Anglican Catholic Church
2290 S Clayton St, Denver, CO 80210

Society of St. Pius X

Concerning churches that form part of the Society of St. Pius X, which is not in full communion with the pope. While it is true that the society’s priests are validly ordained, they have not been given permission to exercise their ministry. Masses celebrated at St. Isidore and the Annunciation Chapel are not sanctioned by the Archbishop of Denver. Catholics should neither attend these Masses nor partake in communion.

St. Isidore
32100 E. Colfax Ave, Watkins, CO 80137

Annunciation Chapel Society of Pius X
290 E. County Road 56, Ft. Collins, CO 80524