SSMN jubilarians honored, sisters reaffirm commitment to Christ, Church

Eight sisters from the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur were honored for their long religious lives at a Jubilee Celebration Aug. 13 at St. Andrew Church in Fort Worth.

After year of discernment, 32 men admitted to candidacy for the permanent diaconate

FORT WORTH — After a year of prayerful discernment and study, 32 men, aspiring to become permanent deacons in the Diocese of Fort Worth, were admitted to candidacy during an August 6 Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Olson in St. Patrick Cathedral.

Pope names Dallas bishop head of new office for laity, family, life

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas to head the Vatican's new office for laity, family and life.