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DIOCESAN NEWS

Lay Carmelite information meeting to be held in February

Metro North Deanery

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COLORADO SPRINGS. The Morning Star Lay Carmelite Community will hold an information meeting on Feb. 15 from 7-8 p.m. at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish. Lay Carmelites live according to the examples of saints such as St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross and St. Therese of Lisieux. For more information, contact Angelica Carson at 906-825-7444 or ltangel77@att.net. 

Jesse Romero to give English and Spanish talks at St. Francis

Northern Deanery

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CASTLE ROCK. Catholic author and speaker Jesse Romero will give two presentations for men at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Castle Rock. On Feb. 3, Romero will give a presentation in English from 7-9 p.m. Free craft beer and snacks will be served. On Feb. 4, Romero will give a presentation in Spanish from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. For more information and to register, visit www.infernomen.com. 

Pillar of faith sets St. Mary’s apart from secular schools

by Deacon Rob Rysavy

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(Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the three pillars of St. Mary’s High School:  Faith, Knowledge, Community.)

If you learn everything except Christ, you learn nothing. If you learn nothing except Christ, you learn everything.” — St. Bonaventure.

Coats for Kids program helps families make ends meet

by William J. Dagendesh

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Scores of Colorado children are toasty warm this winter thanks to the annual Coats for Kids project.

Conducted by the Knights of Columbus (K of C) Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapter and Catholic Charities of Central Colorado (CCCC), Coats for Kids provides children with a warm, winter coat. Financial assistance is provided to the sick, disabled, and the needy and their families through this project.

Workshops are designed to help people discern their gifts

By Linda Oppelt

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Do you know with which spiritual gifts you have been blessed, as part of your baptism and call to be a light to the world?

The Diocese of Colorado Springs is offering two opportunities to all parishioners of the diocese to attend an initial workshop of the Called and Gifted Discernment Process, a three-part program that helps lay Catholics discern their individual charisms.

Catholic Outreach to Northern Ukraine has new chaplain

By Jim Dalrymple

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Father Tomasz Jamka, pastor of Holy Apostles Parish, has been named the new chaplain and executive director of Catholic Outreach to Northern Ukraine, (CONU) the organization founded by Father Paul Wicker in the mid-1990s to help the Catholic Church in Ukraine rebuild after decades of Communist oppression.

Catholic Charities to convert Helen Hunt campus to transitional housing

By Veronica Ambuul

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Catholic Charities of Central Colorado has purchased the former Helen Hunt Elementary School, located in the Hillside neighborhood of Colorado Springs, and will soon kick off a capital campaign to fund the construction of 24 transitional housing units inside the building.

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