An Act of Spiritual Communion:
My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.
Currently in the Church. Please follow signs. Masks required.
9:00 a.m. | 2:30 p.m.
4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
First Friday of the Month
11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 AM – 12 PM in the Church
Currently open normal hours, but there is no exposition.
Adoration in the chapel Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM.
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
If you are interested in making a time commitment, or to receive the code to the chapel door, please contact the parish office.
Monday – Friday:
Masses at 6:30 am, 8:00 am, and 12:15 pm
Saturdays: 4:00 pm
Sundays: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am, and 5:30 pm
Sign-up required for all masses.
Important Updates Concerning Operations of the Parish
Fr. Scott Bailey
Updated November 2nd
Dear friends in Christ,
Now that Denver is in a stricter phase of “safer at home” we need to put stricter limitations on attendance at Mass. Therefore, effective starting November 7/8, sign-ups will be required for ALL weekend Masses and we are reducing the number of households allowed in the church.
We realize that this is a sadness and frustration for everyone – myself included. I am grateful for your understanding and cooperation.
The sign-up is on the homepage of our parish website (https://risenchristchurch.org). Please only sign-up for 2 or 3 weekend Masses in a month to allow other families to attend. When you cannot attend in person, consider watching the livestream recording on the homepage of the website, or join us for a daily Mass during the week.
Weekday Masses will continue as they are, without sign-ups.
Masks are still required in our buildings and are more important than ever. Please wear your mask fully over the nose as well as the mouth.
It is possible that Denver will move into a “Stay at Home” order in the coming weeks. For this reason, we are not releasing the sign-ups for Christmas Masses yet. Hopefully we can do so by the end of November, with a greater knowledge of what will be expected by the Archdiocese and civil authorities.
Let us continue to pray for one another and place all things in our Lord’s hands.
Yours in Christ,
REMINDER: You must wear a maskcovering our mouth AND NOSE. This is a directive from the archbishop for the proper wearing of masks, to ensure that all of our parishioners feel safe to attend Mass. I know of higher-risk parishioners who have not yet come to Mass because they are concerned that people won’t be taking proper measures to ensure their safety. Wearing the mask over the mouth AND NOSE is a sacrifice that we all make out of love for our brothers and sisters. Thank you for helping to make Mass at Risen Christ a place where everyone feels safe and welcomed.
Limited public Masses – Due to attendance restrictions at this time, households must sign-up to attend Mass. The link to the sign-up form is on this website’s homepage. For those who cannot attend in person, video of the weekend Mass continues to be available on the parish website beginning at 4:00pm on Saturdays.
Daily Masses have Resumed – Daily mass is back! No need to sign up. Just show up and wear your mask. Daily mass is offered Mon-Fri at 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, and 12:15 PM. Saturday daily mass is offered at 8:30 AM.
What should we do on Sundays, when we cannot attend Mass? Make the day holy. Use it well by spending some time in prayer, especially with Scripture. You can set aside some quiet time to read and reflect on the readings from Mass ( Daily Readings). I encourage you to make a prayer of spiritual communion, since you will be unable to receive the Lord in the Eucharist. The Lord can fill your heart in a powerful way when you invite him in with faith! There is a simple prayer for spiritual communion HERE. The archdiocese website also has links so that you can watch Mass online and utilize Magnificat online for free.
Penance & Anointing of the Sick – Confessions are available in the CHURCH at our normally scheduled times. Masks must be worn by all who come to confession. Please follow the signs in the church when you come to confession. Our priests continue to offer the anointing of the sick for those who are in danger of death.
Church and Adoration chapel- You are welcome to pray before the Tabernacle in the chapel or in the church. The church is opened daily at 8:00am. For your safety, we sanitize the church daily.
The parish office will be open on Mon., Wed., Fri. ONLY – If it is necessary for you to meet with an employee in person on a different day of the week, you must schedule an appointment. You can find contact information for our employees on our staff page under the “about” tab.
Flocknote– Flocknote is the best way to stay updated about what is happening at Risen Christ. Sign up for Flocknote HERE.
Social media – You can connect with us and follow us on Facebook HERE and now on Instagram HERE. We regularly post things that are inspirational and informational, which you can share with your friends.
Resources from the Diocese – The Archdiocese of Denver has created a webpage dedicated to Coronavirus prevention and resources. That can be found HERE. For information about the reopening of public Masses, go here – https://denvercatholic.org/
Even amidst the pandemic, we have a lot going on at the parish! Click a section to find out more about the programs keeping parishioners involved during this unusual time!
Please note: some classes/events/meetings might be cancelled or days/times might change due to Covid restrictions.
Friday Morning Men’s Group – Salvation History
Our men’s group meets every Friday morning from 6:30 to 7:30 am by Zoom. Beginning on September 11, 2020, we will be viewing and discussing Salvation History, a series of videos exploring the events of the Old Testament by the Augustine Institute.
There are so many people in need of help and support during these uncertain times. Please consider donating items as you are able. We currently have two collections going: Hunger Knows No Season and our Annual School Supply Drive. Check out the flyers below for more information and items needed!
Intro to Catholicism
Instructor: Jason Cox, M.T.S.
Sept 8, 2020 — Apr 8, 2021 (no class Oct 27, Nov 26, Dec 29 and 31)
6:30 PM — 7:15 PM
Tuesdays in office building—socially distanced with masks
Online Option (repeat of Tuesday)
Thursdays on Zoom (Meeting ID 3037588826, no password)
December 1 – Short History of the Catholic Church