VERONICA AMBUUL

VERONICA AMBUUL

Herald Editor

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  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St. Theresé of Lisieux, have been declared the patron saints of the Diocese of Colorado Springs’ Office of Marriage and Family Life, said Christian Meert, who directs the office along with his wife, Christine.


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August 2, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Eternal Word Television Network’s annual Family Celebration will take place Sept. 21 at Magness Arena on the campus of the University of Denver. The event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required at www.ewtn.com/familycelebration.


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May 17, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Timothy O’Connell is a seminarian for the Diocese of Colorado Springs who recently completed his third year of theology studies at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He will be ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Michael Sheridan on June 1 at 10 a.m. St. Mary’s Cathedral. He will preach his first homily on June 2 at the 11 a.m. Mass at Corpus Christi Church. The Herald recently caught up with O’Connell to learn more about him and his journey to the priesthood.
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May 17, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. On June 16, Bishop Michael Sheridan will celebrate the annual Anniversary Mass for couples celebrating one, five, 10, 25, 50 and more than 50 years of marriage in 2019. The Mass will take place at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, followed by a reception.
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May 17, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. St. Dominic Parish in Security will host a Mass for people with special needs on May 30 at 2 p.m. The focus of the Mass is to send the message that all of God’s children are welcome under the parish roof and that every person is an integral part of the parish family. A reception will follow. Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP by calling the parish office at 719-392-7653.
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May 3, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. St. Mary’s Cathedral has been added as a stop on a nationwide tour of the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests. The relic will be displayed for veneration on May 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the cathedral. All are invited.
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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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