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New associate director of Vocations wants sisters to be more visible, plentiful in diocese

FORT WORTH — While growing up in St. John the Apostle and later at St. Michael and Good Shepherd parishes, Kim Brown never met a religious sister. And when she became involved in parish life as an adult, the University of North Texas graduate didn't know the energetic women teaching catechism classes and directing social ministry programs were sisters because they didn't wear traditional habits.

Catholic Charities' April 27 event to focus on 'truth about poverty'

FORT WORTH   Heather Reynolds, who serves as president and CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW), has become increasingly visible at the national level, as she shares her agency’s bold – and effective – initiatives in its work to eradicate poverty.

Under one roof: MCSH and Dominican sisters have new homes to unite their communities

FORT WORTH — “We all try to be the welcoming face of the Catholic Church,” Sister Eva Sanchez, MCSH, said when describing the visible presence of religious communities in the Diocese of Fort Worth.