Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

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 […]

Pillar Project: united in morality, not faith

If you’d like to support legislators who defend traditional marriage, parental rights, religious liberty and the humanity of the unborn, there’s an upcoming event you may want to attend. The […]

Archdiocese to hold first Day of Remembrance for babies lost to abortion

Unnamed and largely unknown, more than 3,300 babies are lost to abortion every day in the United States, according to the Guttmacher Institute. To honor these innocents, recognize their human […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]