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Deacon Alan Rastrelli, MD

By Respect Life Office Jul 11, 2017
Deacon Alan Rastrelli

Deacon Alan Rastrelli, MD, St. Francis of Assisi Supportive Care, LLC, Colorado. He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Catholic Medical Association. Dr. Rastrelli received a BS degree from St Mary’s University in San Antonio, and his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in…

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Everett Fritz

By Respect Life Office Jun 23, 2017
Everett Fritz

Everett Fritz is the Director of St. Andrew Missionaries in Centennial, Colo., the founder and developer of a non-profit apostolate devoted to training parishes in discipleship and family-based youth ministry. He is the author of the book, “Freedom: Battle Strategies for Conquering Temptation,” published and released by Lighthouse Catholic Media and Ignatius Press in December…

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Sandy Wanzeck

By Respect Life Office Oct 28, 2016
Sandy Wanzeck

A cradle Catholic, Sandy Wanzeck has been active in faith formation ministries since 1985. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from West Texas State University and a Master’s degree in Biblical Theology from the Augustine Institute.  Sandy is also a graduate of the four-year Denver Catholic Biblical School and two-year Walk Through the Catechism…

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Matt and Mindy Dalton

By Respect Life Office Oct 28, 2016

Matt and Mindy Dalton are the co-founders of Marriage Missionaries.  They have been doing this missionary work, full time, for the past 9 years. Once Matt and Mindy invited Jesus to be at the center of their marriage and the primary source of their love, they have a burning desire and passion to share God’s…

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Deacon John Volk, MD

By Respect Life Office Oct 28, 2016
Deacon John Volk

Deacon, Archdiocese of Denver Ordained by Archbishop Chaput 2009 Current assignment: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnstown St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Platteville Member Denver Guild of the Catholic Medical Association Board of Directors Divine Mercy Supportive Care Family Doctor Attending Physician & Clinical Faculty – Sunrise Monfort Family Clinic, Evans CO Medical Director, Sunrise…

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Jenny Kraska

By Respect Life Office Oct 28, 2016
Jenny Kraska

Jenny grew up in Prior Lake, Minn., a suburb of Minneapolis.  She attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., where she graduated with a double major in Catholic studies and theology with a minor in Latin.  She continued her graduate studies at St. Thomas where she earned her doctor of law degree…

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Lynn Grandon

By Respect Life Office Oct 28, 2016

Lynn Grandon is the Director of the Respect Life office at Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Denver. She is also the Liaison for Healthcare to the Archbishop. Lynn was the Founding Executive Director for the Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, Iowa as well as Lighthouse Women’s Center in Denver. She also served as the…

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They will not be forgotten

By Respect Life Office Sep 19, 2016

By Lynn Grandon Saturday, Sept. 10, will be remembered for a long time in the hearts of those that attended the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. More than 150 people came to the cemetery at Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Boulder, Colo.  Beautiful music-which included vocal music-an Irish flute and the parish’s carillion enriched a…

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Denver Catholic: Archdiocese to hold first day of Remembrance for babies lost to abortion

By Respect Life Office Aug 26, 2016

The following is a story about Catholic Charities’ Respect Life Office and its participation in the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children published in the Aug. 27, 2016 issue of the Denver Catholic. Two parishes to hold memorial services Sept. 10 By Roxanne King/Denver Catholic Unnamed and largely unknown, more than 3,300 babies are…

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Denver Catholic: The antidote to physician-assisted suicide: Catholic end-of-life care

By Respect Life Office Aug 4, 2016

The following is a story published by the Denver Catholic July 14, 2016..   Divine Mercy Supportive Care offers hospice, palliative service By Roxanne King/Denver Catholic When California’s Brittany Maynard, 29, was grabbing headlines in 2014 for her planned physician-assisted suicide to evade the last stages of brain cancer, Colorado’s Jane Smith, 50, was in the final…

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