Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

Treating Eucharist like fast food? This book can help

Denver native Francis J. Pierson, 65, is an author, blogger, composer and former cartographer whose previous books explored Colorado’s mining history and Denver’s architecture. His newest book, Word Without End: […]

Four questions for new Seeds of Hope head

On June 30, Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust got a new executive director. Jay Clark, 53, who has worked in communications in both for- and nonprofit entities, is now charged […]

Eastern Plains parish is ‘God’s happy acre’

While St. Mary Parish in Brush is 106 years old, the church building itself just marked its 50th anniversary on June 19. To honor the milestone, on June 25 parishioners […]

Shepherds in the street

For the last several years, the Neocatechumenal Way, a charism of the Catholic Church that aims to bring people to mature Christian faith, has announced the Good News of Jesus […]

Arvada parish marks half-century of Christian love, community

On the feast of St. Joan of Arc, May 30, the only church in the Denver Archdiocese named after the 15th century French peasant girl turned soldier marked it’s 50th […]

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 […]