Servant of God Julia Greeley

"It's not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving."

Denver’s “Angel of Charity,”Servant of God Julia Greeley was born into slavery in Hannibal, Missouri, around 1833. After gaining her freedom following the Civil War, she moved to Denver, Colorado, where she became a beloved figure known for her acts of charity. Despite her own poverty, Julia spent her nights distributing food, clothing, and other necessities to the poor, often dragging a red wagon filled with supplies through the streets. A devout Catholic, she had a deep devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and was known for spreading this devotion throughout her community. Julia Greeley died on June 7, 1918, and her cause for canonization was opened in 2016, recognizing her life of extraordinary faith and service.

She is known as Denver’s “Angel of Charity."

Julia Greeley, pray for. us!

To find out more about here, visit the Julia Greeley Guild


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