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Going Home - Diocese plays role in arranging return of 200-year-old crucifix to Mexico

by William J. Dagendesh

William Dagendesh 0 373 Article rating: 2.5

COLORADO SPRINGS. The 200 year-old Cristo Crucificando, also known as the Tilley Cross, soon will be shipped back home to Mexico.

The crucifix, presently on display in the Colorado College Fine Arts Center (FAC) in Colorado Springs, is believed to have once hung in a local chapel or village church in the Queretaro region, located in the north-central area of Mexico. The cross earned its nickname from the man who bought the piece. His daughter, Eve Tilley-Chavez, is president of the Pikes Peak Arts Council.

Fiat Family Fest: A Catholic family weekend like no other

Linda Oppelt 0 250 Article rating: 5.0

COLORADO SPRINGS. Seeing a need when they moved to Colorado Springs 14 years ago, Sean and Jenny Vostatek founded Joyfully Catholic, a ministry to strengthen Catholic marriages and families.  One of Joyfully Catholic’s largest initiatives is Fiat Family Fest, a Catholic family camp held each Labor Day weekend at the Ponderosa Retreat and Conference Center in Larkspur. This summer, Fiat Family Fest will be held Sept. 1-3, with around 350 retreatants expected to attend. 

St. Patrick Parish to hold continuous adoration June 4-10

By Jim Pierson

Linda Oppelt 0 427 Article rating: No rating

COLORADO SPRINGS. St. Patrick Parish will continuously adore the Blessed Sacrament in Our Lady of Knock Chapel after the 11:30 a.m. Mass on June 4 through June 10 at 4 p.m. This extended period of adoration will be in honor of the Feast of Corpus Christi on June 11 and to highlight the start of the second year of our nation’s Eucharistic Revival — which will be focused on the parish level. 

Local St. Vincent de Paul society receives grant for rent and utility assistance

Linda Oppelt 0 117 Article rating: 4.5

COLORADO SPRINGS. The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Holy Apostles Parish received a grant of $4,000 to provide rental and utilities assistance to people in need.
The grant was awarded by the Mountain View Round Up Fund, a community outreach of Mountain View Electric Association (MVEA). 

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