March 20, 2020  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. On March 1, Holy Apostles Parish celebrated the grand re-opening of its parish library, which is located on the lower level of the church building.

The library was closed during the month of February, during which time it underwent a complete remodeling and reorganization.


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March 6, 2020  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS. Two events that happen only once every four years — the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and Leap Day — occurred on the same day this year, Feb. 29. Yet, the United States’ most exclusive marathon was especially memorable for Colorado Springs runner Stephen VanGampleare, a 2008 graduate of St. Mary’s High School, who qualified for the trials for the first time. Van Gampleare finished 58th out of 175 men with a time of 2:20:15 at the trials, which were held in Atlanta.


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2020 PARISH LENTEN SCHEDULES

(All parishes in Colorado Springs unless otherwise noted)
March 6, 2020  |  

Lenten devotions through March and into April. 

(Ed. Note: Parish Holy Week Schedules will be included at a later date.)


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March 6, 2020  |  By LINDA OPPELT

COLORADO SPRINGS. On Feb. 9, Holy Apostles Parish held a celebration of three years of perpetual eucharistic adoration at the parish. Over 150 people gathered in the parish hall to hear several adorers share their testimonies of how spending time in adoration has affected them. Following are excerpts from some of these testimonies:


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March 6, 2020  |  

MONUMENT. A new film detailing a local woman’s journey to being consecrated as a virgin living in the world is now available on Apple TV. “Song of Songs: The Journey of a Consecrated Virgin” chronicles the life of St. Peter parishioner Tara Stone, highlighting the defining moments of her childhood, teenage years and young adulthood as she discerns her vocation.


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March 6, 2020  |  

CASTLE ROCK. Knights of Columbus Council No. 8909 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Castle Rock is offering copies of “A Knight’s Rosary” at a cost of $4 each, which covers shipping and handling.  In the 1990s, the Knights sent out nearly 10,000 of these books, and they received well over 100 letters calling it people’s favorite rosary book.


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February 24, 2020  |  

LITTLETON. A Divine Mercy Retreat called “How to Forgive Yourself and Others” will take place March 7 from 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. at Pax Christi Parish in Littleton. Mary Braun-Payne will be the facilitator of the retreat, which will help participants learn the steps necessary to reach forgiveness and overcome obstacles such as hurt, anger, etc. Cost is $10. Childcare is available. Please RSVP to Rachel Daugherty at rdaugherty@paxchristi.org or 720-419-0129. 


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February 21, 2020  |  

CASTLE ROCK. Knights of Columbus Council No. 8909 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Castle Rock is offering copies of “A Knight’s Rosary” at a cost of $4 each, which covers shipping and handling. 

Containing short and long meditations on the original 15 mysteries, the book has been updated to include meditations on the Luminous mysteries, instructions on praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy with two sets of meditations, articles on holy water and sacramentals, a blessing prayer for home and family, and more.

Send $4 per book, plus any donation to: A Knight’s Rosary, 4936 Shelby Drive, Castle Rock, CO, 80104. NOTE: Credit cards are not accepted for mail orders. Additional donations will help the Knights continue their work.


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2020 Parish Lenten Schedules

(All parishes in Colorado Springs unless otherwise noted)
February 21, 2020  |  

Ash Wednesday liturgies and Lenten devotions through March. 

(Ed. Note: Parish Holy Week Schedules will be included at a later date.)


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February 21, 2020  |  
Benedictine Sister Joseph Marie Jacobsen, who worked in Tribunal for 25 years, dies at age 86

COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister Joseph Marie Jacobsen, baptized Mary Lee, died Jan. 27. Sister Joseph Marie, known as “JM,” was a consummate professional with a very quick sense of humor.

Sister Joseph Marie’s vigil will be at March 6 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, Colorado Springs, 80921. Mass of Christian Burial will be March 7 at 2 p.m. at Benet Hill Monastery.


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February 21, 2020  |  By MARY THERESA THOMAS

COLORADO SPRINGS. On Jan. 23, a group of 27 young people and adult chaperones gathered in the early morning hours at the Catholic Pastoral Center to get on a bus to Denver International Airport. Father Joe Dygert led the group in the Blessing of Pro-Life Pilgrims Before Their Journey to both encourage and remind that this was a trip with a higher purpose.


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Defeating the culture of death

Father Mulinda delivers rousing keynote address at Rocky Mountain March for Life
February 21, 2020  |  By MARY SIMMONS

COLORADO SPRINGS. Hundreds of people joined the St. Mary’s High School Students for Life and the Diocese of Colorado Springs Respect Life Apostolate for the annual Rocky Mountain March for Life on Jan. 20. It was a beautiful day as we prayed and marched for the sanctity of life. Carrying new signs declaring that “Civil Rights Begin in the Womb,” we recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day and proclaimed the sacred value of all life. SMHS Student for Life member Anthony Wilmot emceed the events at the Planned Parenthood sidewalk, including ecumenical prayer and a pro-life rosary, led respectively by Pastor Jeff Anderson and Father Joe Dygert.


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February 7, 2020  |  
Sister of Charity Rosalie Riggio dies at age 90

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio. Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Rosalie Riggio died Dec. 25, 2019, at the age of 90 at Pikes Peak Hospice. Sister Rosalie was born on May 8, 1929 to Joseph and Mary (Glaviano) Riggio in Jansen, Colorado. She was the fourth child of six, with two dying at birth. She was a Sister of Charity for 72 years. When making vows she chose the name Joseph Maureen.


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February 7, 2020  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. The Community of the Teresian Carmel and the Little Way Secular Discalced Carmelites are accepting aspirants during the Feb. 22 meeting at Holy Apostles Church. Aspirants will journey one year to discern whether they have a vocation in Carmelite spirituality. Deadline to apply is Feb. 18. Those who are interested should contact David Bell at david.bell@ieee.org or Mary Frances Harrison at maryfran_1@msn.com. 


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February 7, 2020  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. In celebration of the Feast of Blessed Michael Sopocko, Divine Mercy of the Rockies will host a Mass and Holy Hour at St. Patrick Church on Feb. 15 at 8 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served following the holy hour. Afterwards, an “All Hands” meeting will take place where participants will receive updates on Divine Mercy initiatives in the diocese. Those who plan to attend are ask to RSVP to divinemercy@diocs.org. 


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