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November 20, 2020  |  By MOST REV. MICHAEL SHERIDAN

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, I take this opportunity to express my thanks to those who have contributed so generously, and in so many ways, to the mission of the Church in our diocese. I am especially grateful to those who have contributed to the construction of the Newman Catholic Student Center at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs (UCCS).


 
November 20, 2020  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. When Catholic couples discover years or decades after being married civilly that their marriage is not considered to be valid by the Church, it can come as a surprise and leave them wondering what steps to take. Fortunately, the Diocese of Colorado Springs is equipped to help such couples enter into a valid Catholic marriage so that they can live a complete sacramental life.


 
November 20, 2020  |  

SECURITY. St. Dominic Parish in Security is selling memorial ribbons for loved ones who have died. Ribbons will be placed on the church’s Christmas tree in December, and a special Memorial Mass will take place on Jan. 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. Funds raised will go toward the parish’s capital campaign to build Carmody Parish Hall. For more information, contact the parish office at 719-392-7653.


 
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November 20, 2020  |  By MOST REV. MICHAEL SHERIDAN

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, I take this opportunity to express my thanks to those who have contributed so generously, and in so many ways, to the mission of the Church in our diocese. I am especially grateful to those who have contributed to the construction of the Newman Catholic Student Center at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs (UCCS).


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November 20, 2020  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. When Catholic couples discover years or decades after being married civilly that their marriage is not considered to be valid by the Church, it can come as a surprise and leave them wondering what steps to take. Fortunately, the Diocese of Colorado Springs is equipped to help such couples enter into a valid Catholic marriage so that they can live a complete sacramental life.


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November 20, 2020  |  

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OPINION / COMMENTARY

THE CATHOLIC REVIEW: Evaluating and Selecting A Catholic Bible

How to choose the edition and translation that will be most beneficial
November 20, 2020  |  By DEACON RICK BAUER

St. Isidore, who served as the Archbishop of Seville in Spain in the seventh century, wrote, “Prayer purifies us, reading instructs us. If we want to be always in God’s company, we must pray regularly and read regularly. When we pray, we talk to God; when we read, God talks to us. All spiritual growth comes from reading and reflection.”


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November 20, 2020  |  By FATHER TAD PACHOLCZYK

Recently, many people have been reaching out with questions about vaccines. So, I thought it would be helpful to mention some of the most common ones and try to provide some answers.


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November 20, 2020  |  By KERRY PEETZ
BLESSINGS IN BLOOM: Gardening Q&A

Here are answers to some of the most frequently-asked questions about gardening in Colorado:

Is it true that container plants can survive outside over the winter?

As we all know, in Colorado, containerized trees, shrubs, and almost all perennials are subject to extreme cold, drying winds, and frequent freeze-thaw cycles. Extra protection and care should be provided to ensure root to crown survival.


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November 20, 2020  |  By SISTER CONSTANCE CAROLYN VEIT

An unexpected headline in the New York Times recently caught my eye: “A Disrupted Thanksgiving Leaves the Turkey Business Guessing.”

The article that followed discussed a question that is, according to the author, on the tip of everyone’s tongue — “Just how many whole turkeys will Americans cook this year for a holiday whose wings have been clipped by the pandemic?”


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ARTS & CULTURE
November 20, 2020  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Let Him Go

NEW YORK. The drama “Let Him Go” (R, Focus), writer-director Thomas Bezucha’s adaptation of Larry Watson’s 2013 novel, showcases a successful, if sometimes tense, marriage.

But it’s also a morally dicey affair in which characters’ good and evil instincts are intertwined in a way that can only be untangled through subtle ethical assessment.


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November 6, 2020  |  By JOSEPH McALEER, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Honest Thief

NEW YORK. The title may be an oxymoron, but there’s nothing paradoxical about “Honest Thief” (PG-13, Open Road); it’s a solid, entertaining action thriller.


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