Roxanne King

Roxanne King

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CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, CO - MARCH 19: Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila (L) and Bishop James Gonia (R) shake hands following the Lutheran Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation at Bethany Lutheran Church on March 19, 2017, in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/for Denver Catholic) CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, CO - MARCH 19: Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila (L) and Bishop James Gonia (R) shake hands following the Lutheran Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation at Bethany Lutheran Church on March 19, 2017, in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/for Denver Catholic)

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

BOULDER, CO - MARCH 11: Kiko ArgŸello addresses the assembled during the Neocatechumenal Way Gathering at the Coors Events Center on March 11, 2017, in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/for Denver Catholic) BOULDER, CO - MARCH 11: Kiko ArgŸello addresses the assembled during the Neocatechumenal Way Gathering at the Coors Events Center on March 11, 2017, in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/for Denver Catholic)

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. […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 1: Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch looks on as Senate Judiciary chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to reporters before their meeting on Capitol Hill, February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court to fill the seat that had left vacant with the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 1: Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch looks on as Senate Judiciary chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to reporters before their meeting on Capitol Hill, February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court to fill the seat that had left vacant with the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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 […]

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A new school, Hispanic outreach, affordable tuition plan underway in Catholic schools

A year ago, the archdiocese’s Catholic Schools Office released a vision statement listing characteristics that make a school “Catholic.” The document, “Worthy of the Name,” highlights goals related to mission, […]

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Annual Financial Report shows Denver Archdiocese is strong and moving forward

The Denver Catholic spoke with the Denver Archdiocese’s chief financial officer, Keith Parsons, about the 2016 Financial Report, which can be viewed here. The interview has been edited for space […]

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Lourdes water returns to Denver

After a five-year dry spell, water from the famed Lourdes shrine in France is back in Denver. People can begin getting it next month when the Lourdes Marian Center at […]

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TV Mass ministry marks 50 years

It’s the longest running local television program. The “Televised Mass for the Homebound” has been a ministry of the Denver Archdiocese since 1966 and marked its 50th anniversary this year. […]

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 25: Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrates the Christmas midnight mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on December 25, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic Register) DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 25: Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrates the Christmas midnight mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on December 25, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic Register)

Religious Sisters of Mercy to leave seminary, but not archdiocese

In 1998, four Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Mich., arrived to Denver to help open and establish St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. Over the years the order’s presence in […]