Father Jim Miller, founding pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Arlington, passed away at the age of 83. Fr. Miller was retired and residing at St. Francis Village.
Deacon William Patrick Beaton, 82, known as “Deacon Bill,” of St. Mark Parish in Denton, died Tuesday, Nov. 25. “He really believed in life and believed in the Lord. He would call it the way he saw it, too,” said Deacon Jim Galbraith, who served with Dcn. Beaton at St. Mark. “‘Semper Fi!’ He would always use that slogan from the Marine Corps. He would always close any conversation with Semper Fi — always faithful.”
More than 400 young adults from the dioceses of Fort Worth and Dallas converged upon St. Ann Church in Coppell Nov. 14-15 to participate in the second annual THRIVE Conference.