For local Catholic, passion for art, love for Mother Teresa intertwined

FORT WORTH — When Marvin Girouard purchased a series of lithographs from a favorite artist while in India 20 years ago, he didn’t know what a treasure the art would someday become.

Mother Teresa's legacy, canonization draws young Catholics from DFW

Clare Slattery slept on a blanket — spread over cobblestones baked warm by the day’s sunlight — and waited to enter St. Peter’s Square. The University of Dallas sophomore, who is spending a semester at the school’s Rome campus, was eager to hear Pope Francis decree Mother Teresa a saint during the Rite of Canonization and Solemn Mass celebrated September 4 outside St. Peter’s Basilica.

Megargel's St. Mary of the Assumption Church celebrates 100 years

MEGARGEL — As the parishioners of St. Mary of the Assumption Church gathered for the 100th anniversary of their parish, the Aug. 13 celebration seemed reminiscent of the town’s tradition of celebrating the solemnity of the Assumption of Mary.