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Long-time RCIA, outreach ministry leader Alice Curran retires

You never know how many lives a simple postcard can touch. When Alice Curran responded to a mailed advertisement for a new religious studies program at Canisius College several decades ago, the Buffalo, New York native had no idea the experience would lead to a life-long career helping others encounter Christ.


Fr. Kyle Walterscheid left his work in structural engineering to draw up roadmaps to Heaven

If you drive the highways and byways of Fort Worth, chances are you regularly travel over several of the 50 bridges in the area designed by Father Kyle Walterscheid, pastor of St. John Paul II University Parish in Denton.


What did he just say? Pope Francis off-the-cuff in Latin America

QUITO, ECUADOR (CNA/EWTN News) - The world may see a new side to Pope Francis and, interestingly, it could be the most intimate look yet at who he really is. Already in his first speech at Quito’s Mariscal-Sucre airport for the welcoming ceremony, he was adding color to his speech. 


Military, faith form Texas Catholic's sense of duty to country, Church

SAN JUAN, Texas (CNS) -- Master Sgt. Pablo H. Villescas was serving with the Army Reserve in Afghanistan when that country held its first free, direct elections in 2004. More than three-quarters of Afghanistan's registered voters cast ballots in the election.


During weeklong mission trip, local young adults learn what can come from one simple 'fiat'

Unlike most mission trips, the FIAT (Faith in Action Together) experience is one that focuses on serving locally — albeit in places that are still hours away from home. Designed by Jeff Hedglen, diocesan director of Young Adult and Campus Ministry, the trip is open to all young adults in the diocese.