Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

Fifty years of building Christ’s community together at Queen of Peace

Queen of Peace Parish in Aurora, while predominately middle to lower income, is the most diverse in the archdiocese and among the busiest. It is a beacon of hope for […]

Renovation to make Catholic-centered senior home even better

In his 56 years of priestly ministry, Msgr. Don Dunn has visited a lot of senior living homes. “They don’t always radiate happiness,” he told the Denver Catholic. Then, referring […]

Earthly stewardship is a Christian virtue

In Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical, Laudato si, subtitled “On Care for Our Common Home,” the Holy Father calls all people to an “ecological conversion,” whereby one’s encounter with Jesus Christ […]

Unique shop brings Holy Land art here, sustains Christians there

It’s the only one in the United States and it’s located in the Archdiocese of Denver. The well-known and respected Bethlehem Handicrafts, which imports carved olive wood items from the […]

Responding to growth, St. Mark’s breaks ground on expansion

Among those cheering the March 11 groundbreaking for the renovation and expansion of St. Mark Parish in Westminster were Tricia and Tom Palko. They couldn’t have been happier as St. […]

Blessings abound in Catholic Foundation’s 20 years

“It is more blessed to give than to receive,” Jesus Christ said. Donors to The Catholic Foundation of Northern Colorado say his words (Acts 20:35) are true. Freedom, joy and […]

Surprised by joy: Archbishop Aquila’s encounter with Tanzanians’ deep faith

For two weeks in January, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila witnessed the natural wonders of sub-Saharan Africa and the beauty of its people and culture when he visited Christ the King […]

A Classical comeback: Lourdes adds south campus

When Rosemary Anderson arrived to Our Lady of Lourdes School in 2011, it had just 90 students and was on the brink of closing. Now at near capacity with 231 […]

Teaching as a vocation means joy in work

Pay for teachers in Catholic schools is traditionally less than that of their colleagues in public schools so parochial school educators aren’t there for the money. Rather, they’ll tell you […]

Father Dan Flaherty, editor and founding pastor, dies at 91

Father Daniel J. Flaherty, who served as an editor of the Denver Catholic Register (now the Denver Catholic) and was the founding pastor of a Longmont church, died Dec. 31, […]

Vincentian Father Christensen served archdiocese 27 years

Father Lawrence P. Christensen, a Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian) priest who served the Denver Archdiocese for most of his 34-year priesthood, died Jan. 1. He was 82. He was […]

Guardian Angels Parish outgrows century-old frame church

At 11 a.m. on January 1, Guardian Angels Parish in Mead dedicated it’s new parish center, which includes a beautiful church. The event’s date and time honored the first Mass […]