August 5, 2022  |  By MIKE SCHELL

Apple, Amazon, AT&T, Chase, Comcast, Hewlett-Packard, Ikea, Kroger, Lyft, Macy’s, MasterCard, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Target, Uber, and Walt Disney are among a growing list of companies that pay for their employees to travel for an abortion. The culture of death, which has taken over much of our education system, is firmly implanted in corporate America.  Now, more than ever, we need Catholic leaders to bring the Gospel message to the workplace — this is the mission of Legatus.


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August 5, 2022  |  By LINDA OPPELT

COLORADO SPRINGS. Friends and supporters of the Catherine of Siena Institute gathered to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the institute’s founding, on July 9 at the Falcon Club on the grounds of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Co-founders Sherry Weddell and Dominican Father Michael Sweeney were joined by Dominican Father Michael Fones, who served as co-director for several years, for the celebration.


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August 5, 2022  |  By WILLIAM J DAGENDESH

COLORADO SPRINGS. About 1,000 people attended a three-day event marking the 100th anniversary of Sacred Heart Parish in Colorado Springs.

The event kicked off July 15 with celebrants taking advantage of the food trucks offering an assortment of cultural dishes. Craig’s Fusion Mobile Restaurant provided an assortment of Venezuelan cuisine and Papa Bear’z Grill Restaurant, a taste of America. Wicked Good Ice Cream catered to those seeking a sweet tooth fix.


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July 1, 2022  |  By WILLIAM J DAGENDESH

COLORADO SPRINGS. A local church is preparing to celebrate a century of spiritual service to the Colorado Springs community.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, which turns 100 on July 16, will hold festivities during a three-day period at 2030 W. Colorado Ave.


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July 1, 2022  |  By JULIE BAILEY

COLORADO SPRINGS. Exciting pro-life things are happening in our diocese — none of them related to the Supreme Court of the United States.

On June 4, the Catholics 4 Life Network team supported long-time partners and friends from Life Network at Memorial Park and around the diocese in the annual Walk for Life. As a team, Catholics 4 Life Network raised over $90,000 for Life Network. That made us the top fundraising team — an accolade we have earned for more than a few years.


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July 1, 2022  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. A one-mile fundraising walk for Bakhita Mountain Home, a two-year program for adult women survivors of human trafficking, will take place Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of Mount St. Francis. Those who plan to participate are asked to register before July 22 at www.bakhitamountainhome.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available by contacting Liz Kosofsky at liz@bakhitamountainhome.org


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June 3, 2022  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. Transitional deacons Matthew Kane and William Dwayer will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop James Golka on June 11 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Kane will celebrate his first Mass on June 12 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 2746 Fifth St., Castle Rock. Dwayer will celebrate his first Mass on June 12 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, 3122 Poisetta Dr. in Colorado Springs. 


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June 3, 2022  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Seminarian Thomas Pressley, who recently completed his third year of theology studies at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, will be ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop James Golka on June 4. The Herald recently interviewed Pressley about his background and vocational journey.


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June 3, 2022  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. A new diocesan Catholic school will open at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in the fall of 2022. The St. Gabriel Classical Academy will include preschool through fifth grade, with full-day and half-day options for kindergarten.


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May 20, 2022  |  By ASHLEY SLACK, JULIE BAILEY

If Roe v. Wade is indeed overturned, as the recently leaked Supreme Court majority opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health indicates, 26 states are poised to either ban or restrict abortion. Colorado will not be one of them.


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May 20, 2022  |  By FATHER MARK ZACKER

I have been a Missionary of Mercy since 2016, the Jubilee Year of Mercy. There are roughly 1000 priests around the world serving in this apostolate. Here in our Diocese of Colorado Springs, Father Andre Szczesnowicz, Father Frank Quezada, and I serve in this ministry. 


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May 20, 2022  |  By JUNNO AROCHO ESTEVES, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, encouraged men and women in the military to download a new app designed to connect them to the Catholic faith and provide the consolation of prayer in times of war and uncertainty


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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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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.


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