DEACON ED DeMATTEE

DEACON ED DeMATTEE
May 7, 2021  |  By DEACON ED DeMATTEE

CASTLE ROCK. As a follow-up to the February 2021 article in the The Colorado Catholic Herald titled “St. Mark parishioners, Knights of Columbus Aid in Rescue of Trafficking Victims,” parishes in our diocese’s northern deanery will be hosting two Human Trafficking Awareness Presentations this summer.


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February 5, 2021  |  By DEACON ED DeMATTEE

COLORADO SPRINGS. As it has every year since 2014, the Military Outreach Ministry provided Thanksgiving meals and Christmas gifts to the families of  military personal and wounded veterans who are in need. This year, though, the project took an interesting turn due to the challenges of the pandemic.  As we all had to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 this past holiday season, the support of the Catholic faithful in our diocese in assisting our military and veterans within the Diocese of Colorado Springs remained unwavering.


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Friends of Maggie

St. Mark parishioners, Knights of Columbus aid in rescue of trafficking victim
February 5, 2021  |  By DEACON ED DeMATTEE

HIGHLANDS RANCH. Whether it’s for sex or labor, called human trafficking or slavery, human beings in our country still live and die toiling daily under force, fraud and coercion to enrich criminals’ wealth and power. And it turns out our communities are turning into places where exploited little girls and boys are pawns in a multi-million dollar sex trafficking industry. We face large-scale sex trafficking rings involving our youth in even our most affluent communities.


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