VERONICA AMBUUL

VERONICA AMBUUL

Herald Editor
June 16, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop Michael Sheridan will consecrate the Diocese of Colorado Springs to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Oct. 15 during a Rosary Rally at Holy Apostles Parish. The consecration coincides with the 100th anniversary of the final apparition of the Blessed Mother at Fatima, which took place on Oct. 13, 1917.
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June 16, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
HIGHLANDS RANCH. Father Francisco Quezada, who has served in the Diocese of Colorado Springs since 2002, is returning to his home state of Texas to serve in the Archdiocese of San Antonio.



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June 16, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Deacon Michael Holmquist will be ordained a priest by Bishop Michael Sheridan on June 24 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral.
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May 18, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Jeri Thieme, who helped to establish many of the accounting procedures and policies used by the Diocese of Colorado Springs since its inception in 1984, retired from her position as Controller May 1.
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Young adult ministry conference will build on success of prior events

Set for May 20 at St. Francis in Colorado Springs
May 4, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Young adults in their twenties and thirties are invited to the St. John Bosco Young Adult Ministry Conference May 20 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Colorado Springs. Registration is $15 before May 15 and includes lunch and dinner. After May 15, the cost is $20.
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March 17, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
MANITOU SPRINGS. It’s known as “The Little Church that Could” and “The Church at the Incline.” Either way, members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Manitou Springs are facing an uphill battle but remain undaunted.
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Eastward Expansion

New church will serve Catholics in eastern El Paso County
March 17, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
FALCON. St. Benedict Parish in Falcon, which has been celebrating Sunday Mass in a nearby school gym for more than a decade, will break ground on a long-awaited church construction project March 26. Bishop Michael Sheridan will preside at the groundbreaking after the 8:30 a.m. Mass.
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February 17, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. When Father Paul Wicker and Holy Apostles Parish began providing aid to the Catholic Church in Ukraine in 1995, the country had recently emerged from decades of Soviet rule and its citizens were struggling just to meet basic needs such as food and medical care. These days, Ukraine’s economy is much more robust, but helping the Catholic Church re-emerge after years of Communist repression is still an uphill battle, Father Wicker said.
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February 3, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS.  The Diocesan Pastoral Plan for 2015-2020, “Forming Communities of Missionary Disciples,” is now in its second year. Over the next 12 months, parish leaders are being encouraged to highlight the Mass as the center of parish life and look for ways to “develop the appeal and user-friendliness” of their parishes, said Father Jim Baron, pastor of Holy Apostles Parish and one of the plan’s authors.
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January 20, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs’ Office of Marriage and Family Life is sponsoring a retreat for married couples Feb. 3-4 at Holy Apostles Parish. Father Jacques Philippe,  a France-based priest of the Community of the Beatitudes, will lead the retreat.
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December 15, 2016  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. More than 300 people attended a Mass for Immigrants on Dec. 1 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. The Mass was sponsored by the diocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry and celebrated by Capuchin Father John Toepfer, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Francisco Quezada, vicar for Hispanic Ministry and pastor of St. Mark Parish in Highlands Ranch, delivered the homily.   The purpose of the Mass was to show peace, unity and solidarity with immigrants who might be
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