Local youth experience universality of Church at unforgettable World Youth Day

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen

February 9, 2019

FORT WORTH — After spending two weeks in Panama preparing to celebrate World Youth Day 2019, Jasmine Rivas returned to Texas with a deeper understanding of the universal Church.

Campus ministry “a spiritual sanctuary” for TCU students

By Sandra Engelland

January 30, 2019

FORT WORTH — When Patrick LaCour arrived at Texas Christian University three and a half years ago, he wanted to find a place where he could play piano for Mass and grow in his faith. But the New Orleans native found so much more.

Hundreds of faithful experience, learn about sacred relics

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic 
January 18, 2019

FORT WORTH — To many the practice no doubt seems odd at best and profane idolatry at worst, venerating body parts and/or personal belongings of saints. But sacred relics have a place in spiritual life.

Happy dances, the virtuous life, and the vocation of teaching

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic 
January 25, 2019

WICHITA FALLS — As a child walks in the office of Notre Dame Catholic School with a note from her teacher, Secretary Susie Garcia calls out to Assistant Principal Rachel Gutgsell, “We’ve got another one.”

Respect Life Mass engenders hope, determination

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
January 28, 2019
FORT WORTH — The procession of parents and their children approaching the altar with 60 roses from the back of St. Patrick served as stark reminder of the estimated 60 million unborn babies lost to abortion.

Other Texas dioceses join Fort Worth in release of names of clergy

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
January 31, 2019

FORT WORTH — Following the example set by the Diocese of Fort Worth in 2005, the names of clergy members credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor were released January 31 by the other 14 Catholic dioceses in Texas.

Knights deliver first glimpse of babies with 1,000 ultrasound donations

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
January 23, 2019

DENTON — Giving babies a chance at life is why the Knights of Columbus began donating ultrasound machines a decade ago to pro-life pregnancy centers across the globe, including five in the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Mass 101

By Marlon De La Torre
North Texas Catholic
February 5, 2019
 Christ, after a discourse with His Apostles about His pending hour of death, lifts His eyes toward Heaven and proclaims a prayer of sacrifice before God, affirming His journey as the lamb who will be slain for the salvation of all humanity.