February 8, 2016

Respect Life Office: NARAL misses truth of “humanizing fetuses”

by Lynn Grandon NARAL criticized an ad on the Super Bowl for “humanizing fetuses.” #NotBuyingIt – that @Doritos ad using #antichoice tactic of humanizing fetuses & sexist tropes of dads as clueless & moms as uptight. #SB50 — NARAL (@NARAL) February 8, 2016 Truth is and will always be truth. Ask any embryologist this question: When did YOU become YOU? Your amazing complexity did not just […]
February 5, 2016
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Respect Life Office Press Release: No dignity in doctor-decided death

Contact: Lynn Grandon, Director Office of Respect Life and Human Dignity 303-742-0823, x2122 lgrandon@ccdenver.org   No dignity in doctor-decided death Would you support a Colorado law titled, “doctor-decided death,” which allowed a physician to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs to a patient? No, you would not support that because doctor-decided death sounds like the wrong thing to do. And it is the wrong thing to […]
January 30, 2016
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CHARITY BOWL 50: Denver and Charlotte Catholic Charities kickoff a challenge for a cause

  Denver, CO and Charlotte, NC—In anticipation of the big game next Sunday, a friendly wager began between the heads of Catholic Charities in Denver and in Charlotte to face-off in Charity Bowl 50, an online fundraising challenge to help serve those in most need and show the most team spirit. Last week, Catholic Charities of Charlotte CEO and Executive Director Gerry Carter and Catholic Charities […]
January 22, 2016
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Respect Life Office Press Release: Planned Parenthood is not pro-life

Head of Respect Life Office in Denver challenges deceptive descriptions Washington, D.C. — After attending the March for Life on January 22, 2016, Lynn Grandon from Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver called advocates of Planned Parenthood misleading for claiming its services are pro-life. “Today, we mark the tens of millions of lives lost to legalized abortion since Roe v. Wade,” said Grandon, director of […]
January 19, 2016
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A new life after Father Ed Judy House

Catholic Charities shelter gives single mothers hand up   Father Ed Judy House serves as a life transforming shelter for homeless women with children—offering support and compassion to mothers long after they’ve moved on. Like Carmen, 38, who found a fresh start in life after walking through the doors of the shelter located near Fort Logan. The staff at the Catholic Charities shelter continue to support […]
January 12, 2016
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Press Release: Historic turnout expected at Saturday’s March to Celebrate Life Denver

Youth rally, march to proclaim value of all life Thousands of prolife advocates will gather this Saturday at the state Capitol for the March to Celebrate Life to boldly proclaim the value and worth of human life at all ages and all stages. “This is going to be the biggest and the strongest civil rights demonstration of 2016 in Colorado,” said Lynn Grandon, Catholic Charities of […]
January 8, 2016
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Youth experience change of heart at prolife march

As a young Catholic woman, Cassidy Roderick once described herself as “technically” prolife. After attending her first prolife march in Denver, the high school senior’s belief in the sanctity of life transformed from a statement to a passion. “It was really exciting for me,” said Cassidy, a student at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora. “It was the first time I had seen how big the […]
January 4, 2016
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Press Release: Catholic Charities ramps up service to homeless women

One of the most vulnerable homeless populations in the Denver metro area have access to additional shelter with the expansion of Holy Rosary shelter for single women last week. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver officially staffed additional space December 28 for women seeking relief from homelessness at Holy Rosary, one of the city’s first long-term emergency shelters to meet the needs of single women. […]
January 4, 2016
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A story of hope: Former Cover Girl model to share conversion at Beacon of Hope gala

Model and actress journeys from hidden pain to life in Christ   Cover Girl model Jennifer O’Neill made a splash on magazine covers and ads as a teenager. The model soon became a household name in the 70s when she hit the big screen, catapulting her into a life of fame and fortune. But nothing could cover the emptiness she felt inside. “I had what appeared […]
December 30, 2015

Donations from IRA Charitable Rollovers

Recent legislation may favorably affect charitable donations from IRA rollovers, according to reports in MarketWatch and Associations Now.  For any 2015 donation questions, call us at 303-468-9886 during normal business hours through Thursday, Dec 31st. For a general donation:  Donate to Our Greatest Need  
December 30, 2015
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Respect Life Office: Lynn Grandon’s Pro-Life Response to Dottie Lamm in the Denver Post

Guest Commentary: Why don’t we all choose life? By Lynn Grandon Posted:   12/25/2015 05:00:00 PM MST in the Denver Post Re: “Who is really ‘pro-life’ anyway?,” Dec. 13 Dottie Lamm column. Former Colorado First Lady Dottie Lamm, advocating for the services of Planned Parenthood, recently asked a stunning question: “So why aren’t we the ones labeled ‘pro-life’?” She also suggests that it is “pro-life” to […]
December 15, 2015

News Alert: Holy Rosary shelter runs low on bedding

Winter storm drives homeless women to seek shelter Catholic Charities’ Holy Rosary shelter accepted more homeless women last night who were seeking shelter from the blustery and cold winter storm that hit Denver. The shelter, which buses women from Samaritan House downtown to an overflow shelter, is running low on bedding for women seeking a place to stay. About 160 women were taken into Holy Rosary […]