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May 6, 2022  |  

Bishop James Golka has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 1, 2022. 


 
May 6, 2022  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Anyone who has tried to complete a home remodeling project over the past couple of years has probably encountered a shortage of materials, and St. Mary’s Cathedral was no exception. The interior renovation of the church, which began late last summer, will be finished in early May — several months later than expected.


 
May 6, 2022  |  By LISA SCHMITZ

COLORADO SPRINGS. On April 9, more than 100 supporters gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for Mater Filius Colorado Springs (MFCS), a home for pregnant moms and their children to be built on the grounds of St. Gabriel the Archangel parish in Briargate.


 
IN THE NEWS...
May 6, 2022  |  By KARI SMITH

The part of our mission statement that reads “challenging students through faith, academics, and service” is one that we don’t take lightly. It is the core of what it means to be a Divine Redeemer Cardinal. 


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May 6, 2022  |  By WILLIAM J DAGENDESH

COLORADO SPRINGS. Artist Kim Le Nguyen enters her studio, lowers herself on to a chair and picks up a brush waiting for the first application of the day.

Nguyen studies her work for a moment, then applies the first stroke to her latest creation, using the brush and paint as a writer uses a computer and words to evoke an emotion.


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May 6, 2022  |  

Bishop James Golka has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 1, 2022. 


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May 6, 2022  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Anyone who has tried to complete a home remodeling project over the past couple of years has probably encountered a shortage of materials, and St. Mary’s Cathedral was no exception. The interior renovation of the church, which began late last summer, will be finished in early May — several months later than expected.


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OPINION / COMMENTARY
May 6, 2022  |  By DEACON RICK BAUER

Did you know that Van Gogh sold only one work of art during his lifetime, yet in the last three months of his life, he painted, on average, one a day? Or that Caravaggio actually committed murder while he was completing some of the most glorious biblical scenes in history? There is evidential power of divinity in everything that has beauty. A new book by Russ Ramsey, a Presbyterian pastor and art lover, brings us closer to those artists who were touched by their faith to create masterpieces.


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May 6, 2022  |  By ANDY BARTON

Working for Catholic Charities provides me with unique and wonderful opportunities. 

One of them is this column which grants me a voice throughout the diocese every six weeks.  Another is the chance to meet and get to know the people we are serving.  Some of the most meaningful interactions I have had in this work are with our homeless brothers and sisters. 


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May 6, 2022  |  By CHRISTINA CAPECCHI

It was time. Time to get away, to unplug, to finally write that novel. Time to prove he could resist the barrage of texts and tweets, news and notifications in order to focus his attention on a worthy endeavor.

So the journalist Johann Hari booked a little room by the beach in Provincetown, on the tip of Cape Cod, and made plans to go offline for three months.


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April 15, 2022  |  By KERRY PEETZ
BLESSINGS IN BLOOM: The Easter Lily

t’s that time of year, Easter is finally here! A fresh sense of hope, renewal and springtime is in the air. It is a holy time for Christians as we celebrate the resurrection of Christ and the promise that he will come again. Our churches are filled with prayers, priests, parishioners and the perfumed scent of the Easter lily.


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ARTS & CULTURE
May 6, 2022  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

NEW YORK. The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry has proved to be a mine of prodigious riches for its creator, J.K. Rowling.

Yet, while tales focusing directly on its most famous alumnus, Harry Potter, have mostly been genuinely golden, other sagas arising from the academy have sometimes turned out to be mere flashes of pyrite.


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April 15, 2022  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE, JOHN MULDERIG
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Father Stu

NEW YORK. Positive priest characters are certainly a rarity in contemporary films. So Catholics will welcome the uplifting fact-based biography “Father Stu” (R, Columbia).

While deeply moving, however, this dramatization of the life of Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is also hard-edged, particularly in terms of its dialogue.


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