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Mariposa Early Childhood Education Center: A Holistic Approach for Students Success

Mariposa Early Childhood Education center proudly opened its doors in 2012. The building was specifically designed and built for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program and features six specialized classrooms that cater to the distinct … Read more

School Supply Drive brings confidence to the classroom for hundreds of students

Every year, as a new school year approaches, Catholic Charities partners with parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Denver to organize a School Supply Drive, providing essential educational materials to hundreds of students. According to the … Read more

Doing Something Radical

Will Hayes is a first-year Jesuit novice who is on a mission to Samaritan House, committed to working with the poor and helping those who need an extra helping hand. With one more year of … Read more

St Raphael’s Volunteer Steps in to Help Schools Post Pandemic

Mental health is a hot topic in school systems across the country. To meet students where they’re at, St. Raphael Counseling’s school counseling team has grown, partly in response to the complex social emotional and … Read more

Intentionality and Social Media

By Mark R. Sanders LPC, CACIII Catholic Charities of Denver’s St. Raphael Counseling I have a love and hate relationship with the internet. I must admit that my hobbies — watching English Premier League football … Read more

Marian Plaza residents celebrate the spirit of community

When Twan moved into her affordable unit at Marian Plaza in downtown Denver in March of 1991, she never imagined the joy and sense of community she would find there.  32 years later, she smiles … Read more

Monique and her two children get a hand up with help from Marisol Homes

Monique arrived at Marisol Homes in 2019 when her oldest son, Malakai was just a year old. As a young single mother who lacked resources, she felt like she was out of options and insecure … Read more

Triumphant new beginnings for the pro-life movement in Northern Colorado

Just a quarter mile from the Planned Parenthood of Fort Collins, in a building owned by St. John XXIII Catholic Church, Marisol Health promises to bring life-saving support services to Northern Colorado. The vision to … Read more

The power of love: How a courageous woman and her loyal dog built a new life after tragedy

Kathi pulled up to her neighborhood dog park in Greeley last year to let her beloved border collie Rider run freely. It was one of their favorite activities and one they’d enjoyed hundreds of times … Read more

“The community garden is not a community garden without everyone’s grain of sand”

The seniors at Mulroy Day Center utilize programs offered to build a tighter knit community. Whether it be a game of chess or dominoes or a meal shared, community is at the heart of Mulroy’s … Read more

In the News

School Supply Drive
Shelves may be full, but back-to-school shoppers face sticker shock; August 10, 2022

Afghan Legal Services Project
Denverite: Hundreds of Colorado volunteers race against the clock to help Afghan refugees stay here; July 5, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade
Denver7: Hundreds of Denver metro students participate in walkout to protest Roe vs. Wade SCOTUS, May 12, 2022

AM 630 KHOW: Lynn Grandon, Respect Life Denver offers help for struggling pregnant women, May 10, 2022

CBS4 Denver: Leaked Roe v. Wade Opinion Reverberates Through Colorado, May 4, 2022


Denver7:  'We're in uncharted waters': Many questions linger after unprecedented leak of Roe v. Wade draft opinion: May 2, 2022

Fox31: Colorado leaders, groups react to Roe v. Wade news, May 2, 2022


House Bill22-1279
9News: Colorado lawmakers spend more than 24 hours debating bill that would make abortion a right, March 12, 2022

CBS4Denver: Reproductive Health Equity Act Passes Colorado’s House Of Representatives 7-4, March 12, 2022

Dan Caplis 630 KHOW: Sharry Halpin, Marisol volunteer shares personal story of abortion regret, March 11, 2022

Denver Catholic: Catholic community opposes radical abortion bill proposed in Colorado, March 10, 2022

Denver7: Bill that would codify abortion access faces first committee test, March 8, 2022

Pro-lifers invited to public rally opposing radical abortion bill this Saturday, March 12; March 8, 2022


Winter weather coverage

Denver7: Getting ready for the freeze: Temperatures take a nosedive as the cold weather moves in, Feb. 21, 2022

CBS4 Denver: Northern Colorado Emergency Shelters Open As Temperatures Drop Like A Rock, Feb. 21, 2022

Telemundo Denver: Refugios en Denver se llenan debido al frío extremo (Denver shelters filling up due to extreme cold), Feb. 23, 2022

Marshall Fire
Denver Catholic: Marshall Fire victims find aid in Archdiocesan Fire and Disaster Relief Fund, Feb. 17, 2022


Respect Life Denver
Denver Catholic: Read the winning essay from this year’s Celebrate Life student essay contest, Jan. 25, 2022

9News: Large crowd gathers for Celebrate Life Rally, Jan. 17, 2022

Colorado Politics & The Gazette: Thousands of anti-abortion activists gather for 'Celebrate Life Rally' at Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 17, 2022

Colorado Springs Gazette: Photos: Celebrate Life Rally and March in Denver, Jan. 16, 2022

Dan Caplis Show 630 KHOW: McGarrity family celebrates life, adoption every day with their 8 children, Jan. 13, 2021

The Gazette: Colorado Springs abortion opponents gear up for potential overturning of Roe v. Wade during upcoming events, Jan. 13, 2021

Denver Catholic: ‘Bring Your Joy’ to historic Celebrate Life Rally and March Jan. 15, Dec. 31, 2021

 

National Catholic Register: Inflation Spike Adds Another Burden to Families Struggling Economically, Dec. 17, 2021

Marisol Health
Denver Catholic: Parishes and Marisol Health team up to help moms in need, Dec. 13, 2021

Thanksgiving- Samaritan House 48th
9News: Samaritan House 48th seen by some as a saving grace, Nov. 25, 2021

 

Respect Life Denver
Telemundo Denver (Spanish): Colorado también ofrece opciones de vida donde alientan a las embarazadas a no interrumpir la gestación (Colorado offers life options where pregnant women are encouraged not to terminate their pregnancies), Nov. 18, 2021

Samaritan House 48th
Fox31/CW2: Help Coats for Colorado keep more people warm this winter, check your closet, Nov. 10, 2021

 

 

Respect Life Denver
Catholic News Agency: Denver pro-life Eucharistic procession circles state's largest abortion clinic, Oct. 6, 2021

9News: A Denver Planned Parenthood has seen a 520% increase in patients from Texas, Oct. 5, 2021

 

School Supply Drive
Denver Post: Experts warn Colorado families not to wait for the last bell to buy school supplies, Aug. 7, 2021


Samaritan House 48th

Denver 7: Colorado nonprofits prepare to step up with federal freeze on evictions slated to end, July 15, 2021

Yahoo! News/CBS4: New Samaritan House Opens To Serve Women Experiencing Homelessness, June 30, 2021

9News: Denver to acquire motels to shelter those experiencing homelessness, June 30, 2021

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