Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

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. […]

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 […]

Denver faithful buy cows for struggling African diocese

Thanks to the support of local parishes through the Missionary Cooperative Plan, a diocese in Democratic Republic of Congo now has a starter herd of cattle, which means hope for […]

Archbishop Aquila: Year of Mercy ends, but God’s grace continues

The Year of Mercy was a time of extraordinary grace, conversion and spiritual renewal that caught the hearts of the faithful. So said Archbishop Samuel Aquila at a midday Mass […]

Remembering Denver’s patron of the poor, Father Woody

“His works continue. His love endures.” So reads the invitation to the memorial Mass and reception marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the famed Monsignor C.B. “Father Woody” […]

St. Dominic’s Oktoberfest serves up faith with beer, food and fun

The original Oktoberfest was a party that—against tradition—was open to all, not just royalty, to celebrate the wedding of Bavaria’s Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. It was […]

Fast facts about Proposition 106: Physician-assisted suicide

Proposition 106 on the November ballot seeks to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know about this dangerous initiative, which the Colorado bishops have called “illogical” […]

Hearts and hands of nuns, laity take Christ’s love to the poor

Their Denver ministries are different but they share a common theme: they all serve the poor. With the help of lay staff, nine Little Sisters of the Poor nuns lovingly […]

Celebration to support ministry to chronically homeless

Their homeless ministry is unique and so is their “gala,” which helps support it. Christ in the City is a Catholic nonprofit born in Denver that forms young adult missionaries […]

Aspen conference to equip parents to pass faith to their children

Starting next year, children in the Denver Archdiocese will get confirmed in third grade to fill them with the needed graces to face the ever-increasing difficulties of living a Christian […]

Q&A: Parish boundaries review aims to ensure the faithful are well served

Last week the Denver Catholic spoke to Very Rev. Randy Dollins, V.G., moderator of the curia, about the parish boundaries process that is currently under way. Read Archbishop Samuel J. […]

Church leaders: Proposition 106 offers flawed logic, false compassion

Colorado’s bishops say Proposition 106 is simply “illogical.” The state’s suicide rate is the seventh highest in the nation, which led lawmakers to found a prevention commission in 2014 and […]