Fr. David Bristow, recently retired, was one of first married Episcopalian priests to join diocese

FORT WORTH — Father David Bristow, who retired April 30 after 18 years as a priest, plans to finish writing a biography of his father, take a few road trips with his wife, Janice, and spend time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.


Msgr. Joseph Scantlin, kindhearted longtime pastor of Most Blessed Sacrament, retires July 1

ARLINGTON — When members of Most Blessed Sacrament Church found out the man they fondly refer to as “Father Joe” was retiring July 1, a sadness rippled through the Arlington faith community.


For 32 years, Fr. Hector Medina, recently retired, helped Catholics going through tough times

FORT WORTH — Scheduling appointments for Father Hector Medina was one part of Bertha Olmos’ duties at St. Bartholomew Church. People from all over the diocese would call asking for a few moments with the kindhearted priest.