Dear Parishioners, Sunday School was easy for the boy who found out all he had to do was give the answer: “Jesus.” Happy Easter! The answer to all of life’s problems is Jesus. We know the way to find him at Mass is during Holy Communion. The bread and wine offered at Mass become the…Details
The Easter Vigil, the greatest and most solemn of solemnities, will be celebrated at St. Vincent’s Tonight at 8 o’clock. It consists of four parts: 1) The Blessing of the Fire, Preparation of the Easter Candle, and Easter Proclamation, 2) The Liturgy of the Word, 3) The Baptismal Liturgy, and 4) The Liturgy of the…Details
Not too long ago, a friend of mine, George Bannoura, a Christian from Jerusalem, gave me a most precious gift: a crown of thorns, with a Certificate of Origin. It was also sanctified in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It quotes Matthew 27:29: And when they had plaited a crown of thorns, they put…Details
Today, at St. Vincent’s and most of the Catholic parishes in Denver and around the world, we will celebrate at 3 p.m. the Passion of Lord and Veneration of the Cross. Today and on Holy Saturday, the altar, which was strip after the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, remains bare: no cross, candles or cloths.…Details
Due to hazardous road conditions, rthe parish office and school are closed again today. All day eventscare cancelled, but please come to the Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.
We are excited to announce that our parish has subscribed to a dynamic new online platform called FORMED. Every parishioner will have 24/7 access to the best Catholic content on any device, including computer, smartphone, and tablet with internet access. With FORMED, you will find video programs that explain the Catholic faith, explore the deepest…Details
Dear Parishioners, Passion Sunday is also called Palm Sunday because of the tradition of handing out palms. Jesus was hailed as a hero by the crowd on Sunday, and on Friday, a crowd demanded he be crucified. Following the crowd does not excuse us of “our” individual responsibility. The excuse that “everybody else is doing…Details
Dear Parishioners, Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist are Sacraments of Initiation. When they are celebrated in order, Eucharist is the finishing Sacrament. This weekend, there are those who want to become Catholics who were baptized as Christians. They will be one with us for the first time at Communion after they have been confirmed. We have…Details