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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April 19, 2019  |  

Project Rachel, a healing ministry for men and women seeking forgiveness and peace in the aftermath of an abortion, will offer eight-week groups beginning May 8. For more information or to register, contact Father Greg Bierbaum at 720-348-9700, ext. 209; Sarah Bidon at 719-866-6426; or Rhonda Miller at 719-649-6198. All calls are held in strict confidence.


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April 5, 2019  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Unplanned

NEW YORK. The hard-hitting, fact-based drama “Unplanned” (R, Pure Flix) dares its viewers to confront the reality of what happens when a baby is aborted.

That’s an effective strategy on the part of co-writers and directors Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, not least because the peculiar institution of our day thrives on  concealment, muddled thinking and Orwellian euphemisms. But it also means that this emotionally unsparing film is not for the casual moviegoer of any age.


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March 1, 2019  |  By FATHER TAD PACHOLCZYK
Whenever we make small exceptions to universal moral rules, we shouldn’t be surprised that the rules themselves can be quickly undermined. Establishing an “exception” in one case makes people think they’re due an exemption for their case as well. Certain norms of moral behavior, however, do not admit of any exceptions, and we risk undermining morality altogether if we don’t recognize them. Moral norms governing the protection of human life are one such example.
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February 14, 2019  |  By FATHER ROBERT NEWBURY
KIOWA. The Respect Life Apostolate seeks to inform us how to understand, value, and become engaged in the myriad of the Church’s activities that support the God-given dignity of every person — which naturally leads to protecting the gift of every person’s life.  All human life is sacred, spanning life from the womb to the tomb (i.e., from the beginning of life at human conception until one’s natural death).
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February 14, 2019  |  By MICHELE MASON

COLORADO SPRINGS. “You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house. So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16

When state legislatures applaud the approval of full-term abortion, infanticide is introduced into state governments, and at the same time legislation is issued to protect, not human life, but caterpillars, it is obvious that darkness has overtaken many who are in our midst.


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January 18, 2019  |  By JULIE BAILEY
MONUMENT. “Come, Shine Your Light” was the theme for the 2019 Celebrate Life Rally and March in Denver on Jan. 12. The Respect Life Apostolate for the Diocese of Colorado Springs chartered a bus and took 30 enthusiastic pro-life warriors from all over the diocese, and even one from Pueblo, to participate and shine our lights in celebration of the gift of life.
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January 18, 2019  |  By THERESA WARD
COLORADO SPRINGS. A person thinking of committing suicide is often deeply depressed and unable to seek help by themselves. The actions of a concerned friend can save their life, said Angel McGrady to the Tapping into Theology gathering Jan. 8 at the Pikes Peak Brewing Company in Monument. McGrady also spoke on how to administer the “QPR” method of assistance to a person in danger of suicide.
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December 21, 2018  |  By JULIE BAILEY
COLORADO SPRINGS. Father Michael Goodyear will celebrate the Mass of the Holy Innocents on Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at St Patrick Church.
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November 16, 2018  |  By MICHELE MASON
God gave us many blessings during the fall 40 Days for Life campaign, the most amazing being that a baby was saved from abortion here in Colorado Springs!
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October 19, 2018  |  By JOHN MULDERIG, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial KillerNEW YORK. “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” (GVN) is a powerful dramatization of the Philadelphia police investigation and state prosecution that finally ended the infamous, decades-long career of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
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August 17, 2018  |  By MICHELE MASON

Why would you want to limit God?”

When I heard former Planned Parenthood Director, Sue Thayer say this at my first 40 Days for Life Leader Symposium in July, the words pierced my soul. Have I been limiting God? By choosing to do 12-hour 40 Days for Life prayer vigils instead of 24 hours, have I been limiting his power and love? Have I been asking too little of myself and others when God is calling all of us to do the impossible and to trust in him to work miracles?


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August 3, 2018  |  By ROCHELLE SCHLORTT

COLORADO SPRINGS. Most of the time, we don’t think about how charity work impacts people other than those receiving the charity.  But for many — staff, volunteers, and donors, being involved in a meaningful charity can impact, and sometimes change the course of their lives.

Here are some stories from people who have been associated with Catholic Charities over the years that describe the impact charity work made on their lives: 


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June 15, 2018  |  By FATHER ROBERT NEWBURY
KIOWA. The Respect Life Apostolate seeks to inform us how to understand, value, and become engaged in the myriad of the Church’s pro-life activities.  These activities support the God-given dignity of every person, which naturally leads to protecting the gift of every person’s life.
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