They cut us to ribbons

By Francis Kennedy

Marian Helper Magazine

November 9, 2018

This story is true. I know it’s true because it happened to me. I ask no one to believe it; however, I must relate it so that those who have faith in the Good Lord will be strengthened in their faith. 

Bilingual education boosts capabilities, confidence for All Saints students

By Sandra Engelland

North Texas Catholic
October 24, 2018

FORT WORTH — Isabella and Mia Rodriguez are learning at a young age that being bilingual makes it easier to help others. Mom Leticia Rodriguez said her daughters can help their grandmother when they go to stores.

How do you make a marriage last? A partial list of necessary ingredients

By Ray and Karen Cartier
North Texas Catholic special contributor
November 9, 2018

Karen and I have been married happily for 54 wonderful years. For the past 39 years we have been a volunteer Marriage Preparation Team in the Catholic Church for couples preparing for the sacrament of Matrimony.

Night in a Box opens insights into homelessness

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic
November 5 , 2018

WICHITA FALLS — Heat, cold, hunger, and uncertainty were some of the challenges teenagers from Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish youth group faced as they lived in cardboard boxes and tents.

White Mass underscores the intertwine of faith and medical profession

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
October 23, 2018
FORT WORTH — Pouring rain hampered attendance of the Oct. 15 White Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral, but the 30 or so physicians, nurses, and medical students who attended described the Mass as a refreshing renewal of purpose and community.

Diocesan conference stresses inclusion of parishioners with special needs

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
November 6, 2018

FORT WORTH — Before a crowd of catechists, parents, mental health professionals, and parish leaders, Jason Whitehead, diocesan director of Faith Formation, read aloud from a pastoral document published last year by the U.S. Catholic bishops.

Catholic homeschoolers build robots for competition

By Michelle McDaniel
North Texas Catholic
October 31, 2018

ARLINGTON — Competitors mount their robots onto wooden boards suspended from the floor. The robots begin to simulate “cleaning the ocean” by scooping water bottles out of a nearby container.

Msgr. Joseph Schumacher, Fort Worth priest, dies at 86

North Texas Catholic
 
November 2, 2018

FORT WORTH — Monsignor Joseph Arthur Schumacher, 86, a longtime priest for the Diocese of Fort Worth, died Nov. 1, 2018. With more than 60 years as a priest, he retired in 2006.