Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

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 […]

Marisol clinics help abortion-vulnerable women choose life, rebuild lives

Nearly half of pregnancies among American women are unintended, and about 4 in 10 of these are terminated by abortion, according to the Alan Guttmacher Institute. Twenty-two percent of all […]

2018 pro-life march to share joy of life

You’re invited to march in support of the most vital civil rights movement happening today and all you need to bring is your joy. That’s the message of the 2018 […]

Catholic Charities opens first permanent supportive housing in Weld County

Thanks to Catholic Charities’ newly opened Guadalupe Apartments, this winter will be the first in seven that Christopher Llamas won’t be homeless. “January 1 would have been the first day […]

Long-desired, needed priest retirement center under construction

There’s a joke about religious work that goes, “The pay is poor but the benefits are out of this world!” That may be true, but it’s little relief for the […]

Benevolent shop-owner John Erger dies at 85

He was a kind, generous, holy soul beloved by those who knew him as family, or friend, or as owner of John Erger Church Goods in northwest Denver, where for […]

Run, Betty run!

Twenty years ago, the Denver Catholic Register (now the Denver Catholic) featured a local 70-year-old who had recently run her 23rd marathon. Betty Willis went on to finish four more […]

Want to support moral truth? Just show up to this rally

It’s free, family friendly and quick. Yet it may be the most effective public advocacy the faithful can do—besides voting—to support traditional marriage, parental rights, religious liberty and the humanity […]

Mullen Home marks 100 years of loving service in Denver

“I saw clean clothes, happy faces, and even radiant health. Between the youthful sisters and these old people reigns a mutual affection and respect to gladden the heart.” So reads […]

‘Love in action’ fights nursing home residents’ loneliness

Her life’s work, she says, is a legacy to her grandmother and was inspired through prayer. “I was mad at God at the time, asking ‘Why does [Granny] have to […]