Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

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 […]

Risen Christ Parish honors past 50 years, looks to future

Its unique architecture has led some people to call it “the ski jump” church. The pastor, however, prefers to call it “the launching pad to heaven.” Officially named Risen Christ […]

Catholic Charities opens Denver’s largest women’s homeless shelter

On Aug. 24, Catholic Charities opened the largest women’s-only homeless shelter in Denver. Samaritan House Women’s Shelter in northeast Denver will offer emergency overnight shelter for up to 100 single […]

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 […]