VERONICA AMBUUL

VERONICA AMBUUL

Herald Editor
April 19, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop Michael Sheridan will consecrate the Diocese of Colorado Springs to Divine Mercy during a Mass on April 28 at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Confessions will be heard beginning at 1:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.
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April 5, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
We’ve reached the point in our family where dinner time looks a little different every evening. One day, it might be only five of us sitting down to dinner. The next night, we have a full house and then some because the grandkids are visiting.
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Sex ed bill amended in Colorado Senate; fate still uncertain

Amendments added to sex ed bill; outlook remains uncertain
March 15, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
DENVER. Although the Colorado Catholic Conference generally took a favorable stance on the amendments that were added to a controversial sex education bill in the Colorado Senate, the fate of those amendments is uncertain.
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March 1, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Order of Malta’s Colorado Springs location is sponsoring two talks on the St. John’s Bible, a hand-illuminated Bible created by Benedictine monks, during March. Steve Nelson, a Knight of Malta who resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the presenter for both talks.
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February 1, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Kansas-City based Catholic Radio Network is erecting a new, 50,000-watt Catholic radio station in Kiowa that is intended to cover the entire Pikes Peak region and beyond, said Doug Moberg, the network’s Colorado director.
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December 21, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs’ Office of Stewardship and Development recently welcomed Wayne Paton as Donor Relations Manager. Paton is a member of St. Paul Parish and a past chairman of the diocesan finance council.
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December 21, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
It’s been a few years since I wrote my last “Feminine Genius” column, and I’d have to say a lot has changed since then.
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December 7, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Msgr. John Slattery, the first vicar general of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and founding pastor of St. Patrick Parish, died Nov. 28 at age 87. Msgr. Slattery had been residing at Mount St. Francis Nursing Center.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 5 at St. Patrick Church, followed by burial in the priests’ section at Evergreen Cemetery.


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November 2, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Fran Rutherford will never forget the day in June 2013 when she first drove up to the site where her home of 17 years had previously stood. The house where she and her husband Larry had raised their four children – and that was carefully furnished with items from around the world collected during Larry’s military career -- was reduced to a pile of ashes by the Black Forest Fire.
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November 2, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop Michael Sheridan once again presented several awards to people active in the pro-life movement as well as winners of a youth project contest during the Respect Life Dinner on Oct. 16 at The Broadmoor Hotel.
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November 2, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. As the U.S. bishops prepare to gather in Baltimore for their fall general assembly Nov. 12-14, one of their top priorities will be adopting new policies aimed at preventing clerical sexual abuse. Following is a recap of the Diocese of Colorado Springs’ response to the scandal, starting from the time that allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick first surfaced in June until now. This summary does not include efforts that individual parishes may have made to respond to the crisis.
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September 21, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Father Michael Goodyear, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, will be the featured speaker at the second annual diocesan rosary rally on Sept. 30 from 2-4 p.m. at Holy Apostles Church. Bishop Michael Sheridan will preside, and a reception will follow.
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September 21, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. A forum on religious freedom titled “Religious Liberty: Now and Forever” will take place on Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Apostles Parish. The event is sponsored by the Colorado Catholic Conference and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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September 7, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. There are many vocations within the Catholic Church, but finding that vocation can be challenge. Following are profiles of two young women who, after having gone through the process of discernment, have chosen vocations — one as a consecrated virgin and the other as a religious sister.
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