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August 16, 2019  |  By THERESA WARD

The Diocese of Colorado Springs has no less than seven diocesan preschools. All are state-licensed preschools and either stand-alone or are part of a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school. They provide a variety of options for parents in terms of programs, but all agree that ages three to five is a great time for young children to learn how much God loves them.


 

Survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in Real Presence

Pew survey reveals lack of knowledge of Church’s teaching on transubstantiation
August 16, 2019  |  By MARK PATTISON, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.


 

Building for the future

Diocese to break ground on Catholic Student Center near UCCS campus
August 16, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs has kicked off a $7.5 million capital campaign to build a Catholic Student Center adjacent to the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Bishop Michael Sheridan will preside at a groundbreaking for the new center on Sept. 17.


 
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August 16, 2019  |  By THERESA WARD

The Diocese of Colorado Springs has no less than seven diocesan preschools. All are state-licensed preschools and either stand-alone or are part of a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school. They provide a variety of options for parents in terms of programs, but all agree that ages three to five is a great time for young children to learn how much God loves them.


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August 16, 2019  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, the Knights of Columbus honored a teen who died in May trying to save the lives of his classmates during a shooting at his suburban Denver high school.


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Survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in Real Presence

Pew survey reveals lack of knowledge of Church’s teaching on transubstantiation
August 16, 2019  |  By MARK PATTISON, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.


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Building for the future

Diocese to break ground on Catholic Student Center near UCCS campus
August 16, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs has kicked off a $7.5 million capital campaign to build a Catholic Student Center adjacent to the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Bishop Michael Sheridan will preside at a groundbreaking for the new center on Sept. 17.


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August 2, 2019  |  

The third annual diocesan Rosary Rally will take place on Sunday, October 13 at Holy Apostles Church from 2-4 p.m. A meditation will appear in each issue of The Colorado Catholic Herald prior to the rally.


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OPINION / COMMENTARY
August 16, 2019  |  By BISHOP ROBERT BARRON

There is, to be sure, a stress within the Biblical tradition that God is radically other: “Truly, you are a God who hides himself, O God of Israel, the Savior.” (Isaiah 45:15) and “No one shall see [God] and live” (Exodus 33:20). 


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August 16, 2019  |  By KERRY PEETZ
BLESSINGS IN BLOOM: Liatris

Liatris is an exceptional perennial for Colorado in that it is both tough and beautiful. Its tall, slender flower stalks are eye-catching and seem to remind us to “Stand up straight and walk with God!”


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August 16, 2019  |  By CHRISTINA CAPECCHI

Business was good. So good, in fact, that the family company had become one of the largest breweries in New England, producing 300,000 barrels a year and supporting two generations of Geisels in Springfield, Mass.


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August 2, 2019  |  By SEAN WRIGHT

In 258 A.D., Publius Licinius Valerianus — known to history as Valerian — had been Emperor of Rome for five years. He became perturbed that many members of the patrician and equestrian classes were fascinated by a dead Galilean carpenter whose teachings had vexed the empire for two centuries.


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August 2, 2019  |  By SISTER CONSTANCE CAROLYN VEIT

For the past year, we Little Sisters of the Poor have been celebrating the 150th anniversary of our congregation’s arrival in the United States.

Our sesquicentennial year will officially close on Aug. 30, the feast day of our foundress, Saint Jeanne Jugan. This anniversary has been a wonderful opportunity to rediscover the experiences of our pioneering Little Sisters and to become acquainted with the many people who helped them.


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ARTS & CULTURE
August 16, 2019  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: The Art of Racing in the Rain

NEW YORK. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” (PG, Fox 2000), an otherwise benign drama about a man and his dog, adapted from the novel by Garth Stein, is marred by a treatment of reincarnation that prevents endorsement of it for impressionable viewers.


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August 2, 2019  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: The Lion King

NEW YORK. Advances in moviemaking technology allow a story that could only previously be told as a cartoon to be enacted, so to speak, by animals. And so we get “The Lion King” (PG, Disney).


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