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.


Vocation Awareness Program gives gentle guidance to those discerning religious life

IRVING — Grapevine resident Thomas Ormon is contemplating a call to religious life. A search for guidance and answers led him to the University of Dallas in Irving the weekend of June 24-26, where he joined other young Catholic men and women attending the Vocation Awareness Program.