Roxanne King

Roxanne King

Columnist

Domus Pacis offers respite to families battling life-threatening illness

In 1997, when Marylouise “Duck” White-Petteruti’s mother was dying of lung cancer and life seemed stripped of all joy, Duck, a native Chicagoan, knew a trip to the Colorado mountains […]

Cardinal Burke, Archbishop Aquila call Catholic laity and clergy to be ‘faithful echoes’ of the Church

Last week the Archdiocese of Denver served as a launch-pad for a movement to rally Catholic laity and clergy in rekindling their zeal for holiness and evangelization in response to […]

Memorial blessing, Mass and meal offer lost veterans a way back to God

On the morning of Sept. 28, some 200 people watched auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez bless the Colorado Freedom Memorial grounds, the glass wall listing all Coloradans killed in war, and […]

Teen’s Eagle Scout project restores worn bridge at Mount Olivet Cemetery

In addition to providing service and fulfilling the part of the Boy Scout Oath, “To help other people at all times,” one of the key aims of the Eagle Scout […]

Fallen away veterans invited back to Church

The names of 6,200 Coloradans killed or missing in action are listed on the Colorado Freedom Memorial in Aurora. For the first time since the memorial was dedicated in 2013, […]

Trappist monk gets blessing confirming his role as abbot

On Aug. 10, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila gave the abbatial blessing confirming Father Charles Albanese, a Cistercian of the Strict Observance (or Trappist) monk, as abbot of St. Benedict’s Monastery […]

Country mission church marks centennial anniversary

A hundred years ago, the Catholics of Weldona, a farm community 80 miles northeast of Denver, built a red brick church topped by a white steeple on the corner of […]

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 on its way from Canada through […]

Archdiocese acquires well-known mortuary in central Denver

To fulfill its corporal work of mercy of burying the dead, the archdiocese operates two cemeteries — Mount Olivet in Wheat Ridge and St. Simeon in Aurora — as well […]

A holy Church begins with you

Even as the Catholic Church deals with the disgrace and shame of the clergy sexual abuse scandal and moves forward with repentance and renewal, it is challenging as faithful not […]

Catholic ministries aim to serve every need of at-risk women

From providing emergency shelter to women who find themselves homeless, to offering them transitional housing as they gain the stability of a job and save for their own home, to […]

Longtime organist was a business exec with zest for life

Sage Ann Scheer, a trained classical pianist who shared her talents as organist at Denver’s Risen Christ Church for more than 40 years, died April 26. She was 71. While […]