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By Andre Escaleira

Pope Francis has asked all dioceses across the world to come together to pray, listen, discuss, and chart a course into the future for the global Catholic Church. This Synod on Synodality is a chance for the Roman Catholic Church to unite – not just the bishops, archbishops, cardinals, and the pope, but each and […]

By Andre Escaleira

Starting March 1, 2022, Notre Dame Catholic Parish will be transitioning to a new model for baptismal preparation. In the past, families were asked to attend a class with a member of the clergy, usually Deacon Ernie, on a weeknight. This class went over the sacrament of Baptism, the liturgical rite of the celebration, and […]

By Andre Escaleira

Thursday, January 13, 2022 is the 63rd anniversary of the dedication of Notre Dame Church! The parish was established about 2 years earlier, but, of course, building a whole church takes time! We’re so glad for all the hard work of so many! Join us in celebrating and praying for Notre Dame today! Check out […]

By Andre Escaleira

UPDATED 1/5/22: Given the rise of COVID cases in Denver, we have decided to postpone Saturday’s Called & Gifted workshop to a later date. When a date is determined, we will be sure to publicize it again. If you have already signed up, André will reach out to re-confirm your attendance for the new date.For […]

By Andre Escaleira

Calendars for 2022 will be available in the Church narthex starting this weekend! This year, being Notre Dame’s 65th Anniversary year, means a special, parish and school-specific calendar with our own photos, parishioners, students, and history! You won’t want to miss grabbing your copy! Please only take one per family to begin, to ensure that […]

By Andre Escaleira

This year, the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) and the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph are back-to-back. This might be confusing for Catholics wanting to fulfill their obligation of love to celebrate the Eucharist on both feasts and holy days of obligation. To assist in planning your […]

By Andre Escaleira

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On this day, we celebrate Mary’s conception without the stain of original sin in the womb of her mother, St. Anne. The only person other than Jesus to be completely and totally perfect, without sin, Mary was preserved from […]

By Andre Escaleira

Join the Notre Dame School Choir after the 4pm Mass on the first Saturday of Advent, November 27, 2021 for a Lighting of the Lights on the pine in the Notre Dame Grotto. Stay after mass for a blessing, lighting of the tree, songs from the choir, and cookies and hot cocoa for all! This […]

By Andre Escaleira

Join us for the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, November 21! As is our tradition here at Notre Dame, we’ll be recognizing, honoring, and thanking a number of faithful volunteers for all their service to the parish community on the Feast of Christ the King. We’re grateful for all that they – and so many […]

By Andre Escaleira

We welcome Riley Helgoe, a seminarian for the Diocese of Helena, Montana, to Notre Dame on the weekend of November 13 and 14. Riley, who is studying at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, will share a bit about his vocation at all the Masses. Thank you for your support of vocations and the Seminary Appeal!

By Andre Escaleira

We need volunteers! Interested in serving in a liturgical ministry? We need volunteers to become lectors, servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion sacristans, greeters, musicians, cantors, accompanists, decorators, cleaners, and more! Join us after any of the Masses on November 6 & 7 for one of our ministry fairs for liturgical ministries for more information […]

By Andre Escaleira

To commemorate those parishioners who have gone to their eternal rest in the Lord Jesus and to gather together as a parish community to pray with and for their families and loved ones, Notre Dame Parish will host a Mass on the Commemoration of All Souls on November 2, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. A hallmark […]

By Andre Escaleira

Notre Dame School’s PTA is hosting a Trunk or Treat event to celebrate Halloween with kids and their families! Volunteers will park in the Sheridan Blvd parking lot, having decorated their cars in fun Halloween fashion, and they’ll have tricks and treats ready for the kiddos. It will be fun, safe, and a great way […]

By Andre Escaleira

“Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did to me.” – Matthew 25:40  Join Fr. John for a meeting about re-engaging our ministry of visitation, hospitality, and spiritual care for the homebound in our parish! He would like to hear more about the ministry from those who have been a […]

By Andre Escaleira

Notre Dame Parish Needs | Dreams | Possibilities As we rise from the ashes of the pandemic and enter our 65th anniversary year, we have eyes towards the future. What will Notre Dame look like? What should it look like? What do you, our parishioners, need? What dreams do you have for this parish? What […]

By Andre Escaleira

Join us in wishing our pastor a happy birthday! today We’re thankful for his leadership, his compassion and care for our community! Say a prayer for him today – especially through Mary, whose birthday we also celebrate today!

By Andre Escaleira

We had a great time last weekend at our festival and Cinema on the Green! About 250 individuals and families attended and had a fantastic time. Parishioners and families gathered for picnic dinners, ice cream, popcorn, fellowship, and fun. There was lots of entertainment, too: magicians and clowns, games and activities “ordered” the evening. Young […]

By Andre Escaleira

We’re so excited to welcome back our amazing teachers for the 2021-22 school year here at Notre Dame! These all-stars worked hard last year to keep Notre Dame open for in-person learning ALL YEAR by wearing masks, adopting an extensive cleaning regimen, and dividing up into cohorts. They kept each other and all of our […]

By Andre Escaleira

We are happy to welcome Fr. John Therese Creus, CSJ to Notre Dame as our new Parochial Vicar! Father John Therese is member of the Congregation of St. John, a religious order of priests. The Congregation of St. John was founded in 1975 when seven students of the University of Fribourg in Switzerland asked Fr. Marie-Dominique […]

By Andre Escaleira

We are excited to come together as a parish and school to celebrate together as a community after so long apart! A gift to the community – our members, friends, and family – this festival is an expression of gratitude to God for his many blessings to our families, parish, and school, blessings of life, […]

By Andre Escaleira

Last weekend, July 31-August 1, Notre Dame said farewell to Fr. Javier O’Connor, DCJM, who had been assigned here as Parochial Vicar since August 2020. In his time at Notre Dame, Fr. Javier presided over a number of Masses and funerals, worked with liturgical ministers, led a staff retreat during the Year of St. Joseph, […]

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