Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

Preparing for the hour of death

The Catholic Church “encourages us to prepare ourselves for the hour of our death,” (Catechism 1014), and provides ministry to the dying. Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter Father Joseph Hearty, […]

Book by professor-priest aims to right theology of the body misinterpretations

From 1979 to 1984 St. John Paul II gave 129 general audience talks on human sexuality and the human person that came to be called the “theology of the body.” […]

On Divine Mercy Sunday faithful urged to trust in Christ’s mercy, pass it on

On April 23, Divine Mercy Sunday, hundreds of people turned out at St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church for a celebration that offered the chance to earn a plenary indulgence and […]

Catholic school students learn to be stewards of creation

In Pope Francis’ second encyclical, “Laudato si,” (“Praise be to you”) the pope urges the faithful to be good stewards of the Earth. The title is taken from St. Francis […]

Mexican nuns of new order open first U.S. convent in Denver

It seems providential that a new order of Discalced Carmelite nuns, whose charism is to know and to make known the glory of the Holy Trinity, has arrived to Denver […]

Lutherans and Catholics mark growing unity with historic prayer service

The service of common prayer that gathered two bishops, some 50 clergy and more than 400 Lutheran and Catholic laity at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cherry Hills Village March 19 […]

Fatima centenary brings Mary to Colorado

If you can’t travel to Portugal this year for the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, take heart, Mary has come to visit you. The International […]

Q&A: Kiko points the Way

Lay Spaniard Kiko Arguello, initiator of the Neocatechumenal Way, a worldwide, Vatican approved faith-formation process that seeks to bring people to mature Christian faith, and Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila spoke […]

Neocatechumenal Way initiator leads Way gathering in Boulder

On March 11 in a Boulder stadium, nearly 800 men and women said yes to God’s call to priesthood and consecrated life, and 600 families volunteered to go on mission. […]

St. Bernadette’s Parish provides ministries with big reach

St. Bernadette Parish, the pioneer Catholic church of Lakewood, outgrew its first worship space just 18 years after being founded in 1947. Today, the half-century-old church remains large enough but […]

‘Sister-Sister’ retires from senior home chaplaincy

After 21 years ensuring the spiritual needs of residents at the Gardens at St. Elizabeth in north Denver were met, Sister Jackie Leech, S.C., has retired. “It was time,” the […]

Supreme Court justice nominee a testament to Catholic education

The nomination of Coloradan Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court justice during Catholic Schools Week appears to affirm the celebration’s 2017 theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Gorsuch’s […]