Roxanne King

Roxanne King


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Placing Jesus in children’s hearts

Charged with helping to prepare a 7-year-old girl for her first Communion, Benedictine Sister Immaculata Bertolli’s first lesson was less than successful. “At one point she said, ‘I’m bored,’” Sister […]