Roxanne King

Columnist

Fund for Vocations opens door of discernment to consecrated life for local woman

Although consecrated life was always a consideration for Mirjana Coccia while growing up, it wasn’t on her mind when she met the Community of the Beatitudes in Denver after relocating from Phoenix in 2017.  Coccia had recently […]

Q&A: Sandy Hook mother shares journey from tragic loss to hope

On Dec. 14, 2012 Jennifer Hubbard’s six-year-old daughter Catherine died when a lone gunman shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults before killing himself.  In her suffering, compounded by the end of her marriage and […]

The legacy you leave: Planned giving made easy through the Catholic Foundation

At 92, widower and former teacher Norbert Brady relishes sharing time with his seven children and their families — which includes 20 grand- and great-grandchildren — golfing when the weather […]

Father Herman Jayachandra remembered for his zeal and steadfast faithfulness

Father Hermanagild Jayachandra, a priest from the southern tip of India who served the Archdiocese of Denver for 25 years before retiring in 2012, died in his homeland May 2. He was 77 years old.  Affectionately called “Father Herman” by […]

Saying goodbye to a hero

The funeral services for Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley, a devout Catholic who was killed in the line of duty March 22, were beautiful, moving and meaningful. They honored Talley’s faith, his sacrifice and the hero he was and […]

Lejeune Foundation opens first U.S. clinic in Denver to serve people with Down syndrome

Opening on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day, a new medical center in the Archdiocese of Denver offering holistic consultations for people with Down syndrome will be the first of its kind in the United States.  The […]

Parishes invited to host Silver Rose liturgy in tribute to Mary

A rose made of Mexican silver to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe as patroness of the Americas and of the pro-life movement is currently touring through Colorado. The Silver Rose […]

Fresh Start program frees those ensnared by payday loans

After two years of struggling with homelessness and staying with relatives, when she landed a fulltime job in 2017, Judith Quintana was determined to make it on her own. She […]

There’s a way for everyone to uphold sanctity of human life

March 25 marked the 25th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s papal encyclical, Evangelium Vitae, “The Gospel of Life,” which promoted the sanctity of human life and addressed the issues […]

Nonprofit Catholic medical clinic committed to serving COVID-19 patients

On March 23, Bella Health & Wellness began offering a drive-through clinic for people experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. It fit perfectly with the nonprofit medical practice’s mission. “To have our community […]

Honored for 50 years of service at Cabrini Shrine, man says it’s been ‘blessing after blessing’

Every workday, facilities manager Tom Francis starts his morning the same way. He enters the chapel at Mother Cabrini Shrine on Lookout Mountain, turns on the lights and addresses a […]

Five books to help you reboot your spiritual life this Lent

Lent provides the opportunity for a spiritual restart. Below are descriptions of five excellent books and comments from the authors on how they aim to help you. Click on the […]