Register to vote: October 31 last day to register and get mailed ballot

Flag - Saint Joseph Catholic School - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521Monday, October 31, 2016, is the last day for an individual to submit a voter registration application in Colorado and still receive a ballot in the mail.

Register to vote link: https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter-classic/pages/pub/olvr/verifyNewVoter.xhtml

State elections information: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/main.html

usccb - voters guide - election 2016

USCCB voter’s guide: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/

Obituary: Fr. Steven Voss

“Father Steven Voss, the beloved pastor of St. Joseph’s Parish in Fort Collins, died Saturday, Sept. 10, after a long battle with cancer. He was 37 years old.

Steven Voss was born Dec. 14, 1978, in Denver, Colo. He was the fourth of five children and grew up in a family where faith was a priority. He first considered the priesthood in fourth grade, a call he said in his biography on St. Joseph’s website was “nurtured and heard more clearly throughout [his] K-12 education in the Archdiocese of Denver Catholic schools.” He loved working with children, teaching them about the faith and helping them to know how much Christ loves them.

Father Voss had been diagnosed with cancer at one-year-old and had beaten it twice …”

– Read the complete obituary at DenverCatholic

Read funeral arrangements for Fr. Steven Voss.

Our own Hannah Skalicky’s winning dish served as main course at White House

The wonderful surprises seem to never end where Hannah Skalicky and her winning dish, “Hannah’s Sweet and Savory Chicken and Peaches”, are concerned. Not only did our 10-year-old parishioner win a trip for a “state” dinner at the White House with her recipe, her creation was served today as the main course! Read our earlier story. (Photos courtesy of Cindy Skalicky.)

Winning dish and ‘stunning day’ at White House for Hannah and her mom

What an amazing day. Just unreal.
She will be interviewed tomorrow by HLN network here at the DC CNN bureau. I think it will air at 9:15 mountain time. It’s Michaela Pereira’s show.
We just got back to the hotel. A stunning day!
– email from Cindy Skalicky, Hannah’s mother

winning dish of hannah skalicky served to her by white house staff
White House staff serves Hannah Skalicky her own recipe.
hannah skalicky winning dish on white house menu
Hannah Skalicky’s winning recipe on the menu at the White House.
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Hannah Skalicky and her mother, Cindy, at the White House.