In Northwest Deanery, Catholic women gather to obtain Year of Mercy plenary indulgence

WINDTHORST -- When Nan Ruddy, longtime member of Sacred Heart Church in Wichita Falls and president of the Northwest Deanery Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) began planning for her deanery's first quarterly meeting of 2016 on Jan. 28, she thought about a different kind of program.

At closing of Year of Consecrated Life, religious reminded to 'keep looking' for God in others

When Bridget Haase was a 9-year-old growing up in Louisiana, she crossed paths with a double amputee who used a board with wheels to navigate the sidewalks. He was dirty, unkempt, and she remembers turning to her mother to remark, "I bet that man stinks!"

Stephenville Knights of Columbus council present checks to Pallotine order, local pregnancy center

STEPHENVILLE — Texas Council 10816 of the Knights of Columbus presented part of the proceeds from their recent "Knight of Charity" to Choices Life Resource Center of Stephenville and the Pallottine Fathers and Brothers on Feb. 1.