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Fr. Michael O’Loughlin

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Fr. Michael O’Loughlin is the pastor of Holy Protection of the Mother of God Byzantine Catholic Church in Denver, Colorado, where he hosts a discussion series for young adults in the Denver area. He can be heard on Sirius Catholic Radio sharing his love for Christ, the Gospel, the Mother of God, and the Byzantine Catholic Church, and he participates extensively in Young Adult life in the Archdiocese of Denver. Fr. O’Loughlin has also appeared on EWTN’s Sunday Night Prime with Fr. Benedict Groeschel.

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