Local News:

Sister Alice Hunter dies at 97

Sister Alice Hunter died peacefully in her sleep on the evening of January 22. Sister Alice, whose religious name was Sister Marie Anthony Hunter, was a 97-year-old retired educator who taught in sister of Saint Mary schools in the Fort Worth and Dallas dioceses. Her wake will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Our Lady of Victory Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 at OLV Center. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Bishop Olson announces the formation of a new parish in eastern Denton County

Bishop Michael Olson has erected a new parish in the Prosper, Frisco, and Little Elm area of Denton County. He made the announcement Sunday, Dec. 28, during a Mass he celebrated for the Prosper/Frisco/Little Elm community.

Father Anh Tran named diocese’s new Judicial Vicar

The Very Rev. Anh Tran, JCL, has been appointed Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of Fort Worth by Bishop Michael Olson, effective Jan. 1. Father Tran will oversee the diocese’s Marriage Tribunal, which adjudicates the marital status in the Catholic Church of any divorced person who has requested a declaration of annulment of a previous marriage.