After studying in Rome, Joseph Keating eager to serve local Catholics as priest

FORT WORTH — Years of studying for the priesthood reached a pinnacle for Deacon Joe Keating March 27 when he proclaimed the Gospel during the Solemn Mass of Easter celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square.

A simple, yet powerful question put Matthew Tatyrek on path to priesthood

FORT WORTH — When Matthew Tatyrek attended World Youth Day in Germany in 2005, he had no idea a question, posed by one of the cardinals, would set his future on a trajectory that would lead to his ordination as a priest for the Diocese of Fort Worth on May 21 in St. Patrick Cathedral.

For Nghia Nguyen, purpose and passion were found in path to priesthood

FORT WORTH — Nghia Nguyen always viewed his life as a gift. Born four months early, weighing a scant 2 pounds 4 ounces, his premature body fit in the palm of a doctor’s hand.