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Annual Mass honors King’s legacy, bolsters justice and equality

The words, actions, and ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. were remembered by hundreds of Catholics of all races at the annual diocesan Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Mass, celebrated at St. Bartholomew Church Jan. 8. 

Among the many quotes attributed to the slain civil rights leader is “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” 


Special collection to bring much-needed aid to victims of December tornadoes

For Cher Lopez, there’s no better way to start the Year of Mercy than to help families devastated by the string of tornadoes that ripped through Dallas, Ellis, and Collin counties on the day after Christmas.


Gabriel Project Angels help mothers in need, giving hope, supporting them through pregnancy

Megan Perez understands the stress and pressure that comes with new motherhood. The St. Patrick parishioner gave birth to a baby girl, Leyla, four months ago. She’s also a former Child Protective Services social worker who witnessed firsthand how poverty and abuse affects families.