Remembering the faithful departed

The Catholic Church celebrates All Souls’ Day every year on Nov. 2 — a day to remember, honor, and pray for those who have died. The following is a look at how parishes across the Diocese of Fort Worth commemorate All Souls’ Day and honor deceased loved ones.

God unites baseball, priesthood in Cubs chaplain’s vocation

CHICAGO (CNS) — When Father Burke Masters accepted God's call to become a priest, he thought he was giving up baseball forever.

Have you heard of Saint Death? Don’t pray to her.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (CNA/EWTN News) — They call her Santa Muerte (‘Holy Death’ or ‘Saint Death’), but she’s no saint. Literally.

The Doors of Mercy await: A Year of Mercy to-do list

The Holy Year of Mercy ends Nov. 20 — the Feast of Christ the King — but don’t worry, there are still plenty of “mercy moments” left. Armed with resources from the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, we’ve come up with a list of ways you can finish the year of mercy strong.

Even in midst of OSU homecoming tragedy, Fort Worth firefighter felt God's presence

Fort Worth Fire Lieutenant David Tompkins will never forget the tragic events of Oct. 24, 2015, a day when his skills as a firefighter/emergency medical technician saved lives, and a day when he felt the presence of God all around him.