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.


Fr. Tom Craig takes on full-time role as Mission Council chair, hoping to ‘bear much fruit’

FORT WORTH — As the story goes, a wealthy man in the depth of a midlife crisis seeking meaning for his life traveled to Calcutta with plans to work at Blessed Mother Teresa’s home for the destitute, the dying, and abandoned children.