Amid the smoldering ashes of his family’s recently remodeled Louisville, Colorado, home that was destroyed by a Dec. 30 wildfire, Tom Greany found hope in a symbol of his deep Catholic faith.
Boulder Police Sgt. Adrian Drelles told the crowd gathered at a public memorial service at Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette for slain Officer Eric Talley March 30 that he “died a hero, giving his all to save others.”
Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, Colorado, said “senseless acts of violence” have become far too common in the country and his state.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini’s “Christ-like love for others is an inspiring example for all of us to this day,” said a statement from the Archdiocese of Denver issued in advance of Colorado’s new Cabrini Day honoring the patron of immigrants Oct. 5.