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DIOCESAN NEWS

Father Kyle Ingels to leave campus ministry in June; will serve as Vicar General

By Veronica Ambuul

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop James Golka announced that Father Kyle Ingels, who has served as Director of Campus Ministry at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) since 2014, will complete his service in campus ministry in June 2024. Father Ingels will be appointed Vicar General for the Diocese of Colorado Springs effective July 1, 2024, with anticipated residence in a parish. A new Director of Campus Ministry will be announced in early May of 2024.  Father Ingels will continue serving as Vocations Director for the diocese.

Men and women entering religious life asked to notify diocese

By Veronica Ambuul

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COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs is seeking information on men and women who have entered or will enter a religious order this year. Those whose names are submitted will be included in a poster inviting the faithful to pray for and support vocations to religious life. Please send an email to Veronica Ambuul at editor@coloradocatholicherald.com with the following information: name, home parish, name of religious order, stage of formation and headshot. Deadline is April 15, 2024.

A Sign of Hope: Sister Mary Wilhelmina Lancaster’s apparently incorrupt remains lead to talk of canonization

By Clarence Johnson

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The discovery of the apparently incorrupt remains of Sister Mary Wilhelmina Lancaster of the Most Holy Rosary on April 28, 2023, has created hopeful excitement within the American Catholic Community.  It has also inspired many to look closer at the life of this little-known African American religious and to consider the history of rich contributions by African Americans to Catholicism.  Sister Wilhelmina’s quiet but determined faith inspired others to live her credo, “God’s Will.” 

What Can St. Mary’s High School Offer Your Child?

By Tom Maj

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There are many factors to consider when choosing the right academic fit for your high schooler. Selecting between public, private, and religious schools can pose a substantial enough challenge, and choosing a specific institution requires careful thought, ample research, and quiet consideration.

A New Diocese

View a video recording of the Jan. 30, 1984, Mass at Pikes Peak Center in which the Diocese of Colorado Springs was established

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On Jan. 30, 1984, a Mass was held at Pikes Peak Center celebrating the establishment of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and the installation of its first bishop, Richard C. Hanifen. This is a recording of the Mass as broadcast live on KRDO, including the famous "papal bull" incident involving Papal Nuncio Pio Laghi that is often retold by Bishop Hanifen. View the video at 40 years - A Look Back: Liturgy of Installation, Diocese of Colorado Springs - January 30, 1984

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: Illuminating Our Path

By Bishop James R. Golka

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Train the young in the way they should go; even when old, they will not swerve from it.” – Proverbs 22:6

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
As Catholic Schools Week approaches, it is worth reflecting on these important words from paragraph 2223 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  “Parents have the first responsibility for the education of their children.”  The same paragraph goes on to quote Pope St. John Paul II, “Parents should teach their children to subordinate the ‘material and instinctual dimensions to interior and spiritual ones.’”

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