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St. Mary the Virgin Church celebrates a summer of milestones

Members of St. Mary the Virgin Church gathered Aug. 29 to celebrate a milestone in the life of the former Anglican parish. Father Thomas Kennedy became the first priest ordained to the Catholic priesthood at the Arlington parish since it transferred from the Diocese of Fort Worth into the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter on July 1.

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott to speak at bishop's Respect Life dinner

In her first public appearance as the First Lady of Texas, Cecilia Abbott stood on the steps of the Capitol during a January 24 anti-abortion rally and thanked supporters for joining her “in the cause of protecting life.”

Peaceful, prayerful crowd of nearly 600 leads local protest against Planned Parenthood

More than 575 local residents, representing several religious denominations, lined the sidewalks outside Fort Worth's Planned Parenthood clinic on August 22 as part of a national protest against the non-profit organization and its abortion practices.