Roxanne King

Roxanne King

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Priest to World Youth Day pilgrims: ‘The Lord is waiting for you there’

The Holy Father invited and they are going. So said Father Giuseppe Fedele, who oversees the Neocatechumenal Way in Colorado. Some 300 of the catechumenate’s members will be journeying to […]

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 7, 2015: Deacon Appreciation Day 2015. Deacon Day Mass with Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila (Photo by Deacon Milton Webre/Denver Catholic) DENVER, CO - AUGUST 7, 2015: Deacon Appreciation Day 2015. Deacon Day Mass with Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila (Photo by Deacon Milton Webre/Denver Catholic)

Q&A: Are you called to be a deacon?

A geoscientist by training, Deacon Rex Pilger, 68, business manager for St. Joan of Arc Parish in Arvada, is a deacon of 28 years. A decade of experience in diaconal […]

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The antidote to physician-assisted suicide: Catholic end-of-life care

Miranda Smith brought her mom to Divine Mercy Supportive Care for hospice care. She said “wouldn’t give up those last moments with my mom for anything in the world.” (Photo by Andrew […]

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Placing oneself under the mantle of mercy

They live their lives practicing a spiritual work of mercy: praying for others. In their secluded Littleton monastery, 10 Discalced Carmelite nuns spend their days in supplication for the Denver […]

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30 years of hope

There’s the 26-year-old college graduate who moved to Denver from St. Louis at his father’s invitation. Unfortunately, his dad’s landlord told him he couldn’t stay more than two weeks. With […]

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Physician-assisted suicide a continued threat

Physician-assisted suicide is an issue that’s not going away and all people of good will—not just Catholics—need to be aware of its tragic consequences. That’s the message the Colorado bishops […]

This is the only remaining photo of Julia Greeley, pictured here with a young child. Greeley will be featured as a model of mercy at the Jan. 23 Mercy Chose Me Conference at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Northglenn. This is the only remaining photo of Julia Greeley, pictured here with a young child. Greeley will be featured as a model of mercy at the Jan. 23 Mercy Chose Me Conference at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Northglenn.

Saintly former slave to be local model of mercy for Jubilee Year

She was known as Denver’s “Angel of Charity.” Former slave Julia Greeley had endured brutality; she lost an eye as a child to a whip while she clung to her […]

Staff and volunteers work on Divine Mercy Supportive Care's future facility at 6261 S. Lakeview St. in Littleton Dec. 12, including from left: John Stapleton and Zach Taudien, seminarians; Religious Sister of Mercy Esther Mary Nickel; Father Jim Thermos; Kevin Lundy, DMSC CEO; and Cathleen Connor, R.N., director of clinical services for DMSC. Staff and volunteers work on Divine Mercy Supportive Care's future facility at 6261 S. Lakeview St. in Littleton Dec. 12, including from left: John Stapleton and Zach Taudien, seminarians; Religious Sister of Mercy Esther Mary Nickel; Father Jim Thermos; Kevin Lundy, DMSC CEO; and Cathleen Connor, R.N., director of clinical services for DMSC.

Divine Mercy hospice, nuns find answer to prayer

A new partnership between Discalced Carmelite nuns and a Catholic hospice will aid both parties and ultimately help to protect life at its natural end. Those involved say the union […]