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Roxanne King

Roxanne King is the former editor of the Denver Catholic Register and a freelance writer in the Denver area.

102-year-old priest gets long overdue medals earned for World War II service

His tireless life of service, humble, gentlemanly demeanor and shining intellect exemplify why his is called “the greatest generation.” In a recent surprise ceremony, 102-year-old...

Mass to honor 141st anniversary of Servant of God Julia Greeley’s baptism

Over the years, those devoted to Denver’s “Angel of Charity” Julia Greeley have often marked her 1918 death on the feast of the Sacred...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A priest’s top five reasons for returning to confession

Father Andreas Hoeck, Chair of sacred Scripture at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary and a confessor at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception,...

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...

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...

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...

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