February 17, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. When Father Paul Wicker and Holy Apostles Parish began providing aid to the Catholic Church in Ukraine in 1995, the country had recently emerged from decades of Soviet rule and its citizens were struggling just to meet basic needs such as food and medical care. These days, Ukraine’s economy is much more robust, but helping the Catholic Church re-emerge after years of Communist repression is still an uphill battle, Father Wicker said.
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February 17, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Colorado Springs Council for Black Catholics will hold its annual Mardi Gras fundraiser, benefiting the St. Martin de Porres Scholarship Fund, on Feb. 25 from 6-11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 567 Marquette in Security. Advance tickets are on sale for $20. Cost at the door is $25. To purchase tickets, send an email to cscbc.be.seen@gmail.com or contact a member of the council. 
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February 17, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. Our Lady of the Pines Parish in Black Forest will host a “Living Stations of the Cross” on March 3 at 7 p.m. This family-friendly original presentation features many parish families bringing to life the journey of our Lord through prayer, dramatic lighting, inspirational music, narration and dramatic movement. Confessions will be offered immediately afterwards. For more information, contact Doug and Jennifer Brummel at marriageandfamilylife@ourladyofthepines.org.
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February 17, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Colorado Springs St. Luke’s Guild of the Catholic Medical Association will hold its first retreat and conference March 10-11 at Franciscan Retreat Center on the grounds of Mount St. Francis. The event begins March 10 at 5 p.m. at the retreat center with a reception sponsored by Penrose-St. Francis Hospital, followed by dinner and stations of the cross at St. Francis of Assisi Church. On March 11, the conference continues with Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Sheridan and talks by Dr. Abraham Nussbaum, Deacon Scotty Bowen, Larry Seidl of Penrose-St. Francis Hospital and Deacon Alan Rastrelli of Divine Mercy Supportive Care. Cost is $20 for CMA members and $30 for non-members. For more information, visit http://cosstlukesguild.cathmed.org/events/. 
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February 17, 2017  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. The St. Cecilia Schola Children’s Choir, under the direction of Eliana Murphy-Ellis, will perform “Malice in the Palace: the Story of Esther” March 3-5 in the Corpus Christi school gym. On March 3, there will be shows at 1:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. On March 4, there will be a show at 6:30 p.m. On March 5, the show will be performed at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free. 


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February 17, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. The 2017 Notre Dame Hesburgh Lecture, sponsored by the Notre Dame Club of Colorado Springs, will take place April 6 at 7 p.m. at Marian House soup kitchen, 14 W. Bijou St. The featured speaker will be Notre Dame economics professor James Sullivan. Together with Bill Evans, he is the co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, a research center that works with service providers and government agencies to find research-driven solutions to poverty in the U.S. Sullivan and Evans have worked with Catholic Charities agencies across the nation.  For more information, contact Colin O’Neil at colino53@hotmail.com
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February 3, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. A Prayer Service for Victims of Human Trafficking will be held Feb. 8 after the 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Feb. 8 has been designated as an international day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking. For more information, please call Rosalie at 719-866-6444.
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February 3, 2017  |  
SECURITY. A memorial Mass for Father Bill Carmody will take place Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. at St. Dominic Parish in Security. Father Carmody, former pastor of St. Dominic and director of the diocesan Respect Life Office, died Feb. 23, 2016. Light refreshments and drinks will be served after the Mass. 
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February 3, 2017  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. The diocesan observance of the World Day of the Sick will take place Feb. 10 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, led by Bishop Michael Sheridan. After Mass at 12:10 p.m. and the anointing of the sick, the Order of Malta Stations of the Cross for the Sick will be prayed. 
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February 3, 2017  |  
The Colorado Springs Council for Black Catholics  will hold its annual Mardi Gras fundraiser, benefitting the St. Martin de Porres Scholarship Fund, on Feb. 25 from 6-11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 567 Marquette in Security. Advance tickets are on sale for $20. Cost at the door is $25. To purchase tickets, send an email to cscbc.be.seen@gmail.com or contact a member of the council. 
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February 3, 2017  |  
SECURITY. Tom Peterson, the founder of the Catholics Come Home media outreach, will speak at St. Dominic Church in Security on March 9 at 7 p.m. The talk will help to kick off the Lenten season. The topic of his presentation will be “Our World Needs Catholic Heroes!” All are welcome to attend.
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Celebration of Life

Jubilant crowd gathers in Washington for annual March for Life
February 3, 2017  |  By CAROL ZIMMERMANN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
WASHINGTON.  Tens of thousands of pro-lifers filled the grounds near the Washington Monument and marched up Constitution Avenue to the U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 27 as both a protest of legalized abortion and a celebration of successful pro-life efforts across the country.


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