November 1, 2019  |  By SISTER NADINE HEIMANN

COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister Magdalena Krol, the General Superior of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration from Olpe, Germany, spent Oct. 1-24 conducting a canonical visitation of St. Joseph Province with the Sisters at Mount Saint Francis.


 
September 20, 2019  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS.  In honor of Priesthood Sunday on Sept. 29, the Serra Club of Colorado Springs is holding a Priesthood Appreciation Contest for youth ages Pre-K to high school. Students are invited to create an essay, poem, artwork, video, thank-you note or card describing how a priest has inspired them. Contestants will be divided into four age groups: Pre-K to first, grades 2-4, grades 5-8 and grades 9-12. Entries should be submitted by Oct. 15 to one’s parish office or via email at SerraCOSprings@diocs.net. Winners will be announced during Vocations Awareness Week, which begins Nov. 3.


 
May 17, 2019  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. Timothy O’Connell is a seminarian for the Diocese of Colorado Springs who recently completed his third year of theology studies at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He will be ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Michael Sheridan on June 1 at 10 a.m. St. Mary’s Cathedral. He will preach his first homily on June 2 at the 11 a.m. Mass at Corpus Christi Church. The Herald recently caught up with O’Connell to learn more about him and his journey to the priesthood.
 
May 3, 2019  |  By JONAH MCKEOWN, CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY
DENVER. Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.
 
April 5, 2019  |  

Catholic Radio Network’s annual Priest and Seminarian Appreciation Day will take place June 3 at St. Frances Cabrini Parish and Raccoon Creek Golf Course in Littleton.


 
October 19, 2018  |  
COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Judith Ann Schaeffer was honored at the 2018 Franciscan Federation Conference June 11-14 in Buffalo, New York.
 
September 7, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. There are many vocations within the Catholic Church, but finding that vocation can be challenge. Following are profiles of two young women who, after having gone through the process of discernment, have chosen vocations — one as a consecrated virgin and the other as a religious sister.
 
March 19, 2018  |  By FATHER JIM BARON

Appoint, therefore, for yourselves . . . deacons worthy of the Lord, men meek, and not lovers of money, and truthful and proved; for they also render to you the service of prophets and teachers.

— Didache XV, 1

From the earliest days of the Church, many needs have arisen that have called forth the various gifts of the Holy Spirit through the generous service of Christian men and women.


 
January 19, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. Last January, hundreds of Catholic students in the Colorado Springs area converged on St. Mary’s High School for Embrace Vocations Day to learn more about discerning God’s will for their lives as they continue their faith journey. St. Mary’s is again hosting the diocesan-wide Embrace Vocations Day on Jan. 30, with this year’s theme being “Discernment and Calling: How Do I Live Out God’s Plan?”
 
October 6, 2017  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop Michael Sheridan and the Serra Club of Colorado Springs will host a luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 19, for those interested in learning more about the ministry of promoting, supporting and affirming vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the diocese.

The event will be held in the lower level of St. Mary’s Cathedral, 22 E. Kiowa St., following the 12:10 p.m. Mass. If you would like to attend the luncheon, please submit your name, address, email address and phone number to SerraCOSprings@dioCS.net or call 719-375-5486 by Oct. 12.


 
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