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Respect Life Office, other pro-life groups coordinating efforts to defund Planned Parenthood

FORT WORTH -- "Prayer is the most powerful thing we can do to defund Planned Parenthood."

That's the message pro-life supporters hope to send to the Fort Worth community during an ecumenical protest rally set for Saturday, Aug. 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Planned Parenthood in far Southwest Fort Worth, 6464 John Ryan Dr.

Pastor's hope for new St. Benedict Parish: That its members glorify God in all things

“Ut In Omnibus Glorificetur Deus. That God may be glorified in all things. This is your parish motto,” Father Karl Pikus, FSSP, told parishioners July 26 during his first Mass as pastor of the newly erected St. Benedict Parish. 

Deacon class of 2020 gathers for first time

Thirty-seven men from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and occupations, gathered inside St. Patrick Cathedral Aug. 8 for a common purpose. Seated alongside spouses, children, and grandchildren, the group of aspirants entering the Permanent Deacon Formation Program, began the five-year journey toward ordination with a Mass concelebrated by Fort Worth Bishop Michael Olson and several diocesan priests.