Bishop Steven Lopes elevates the Body of Christ

Common prayer: Catholics with Anglican heritage celebrate 10th anniversary

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

December 10, 2019

FORT WORTH — "Doubly blessed." That's how Father Christopher Stainbrook feels 10 years after the apostolic constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus changed his life.

Bishop Olson elevates the host

40 hours of Adoration reminds faithful to slow down, spend time with the Lord

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic

December 10, 2019

WICHITA FALLS — Our Lady Queen of Peace parishioners in Wichita Falls felt the Advent invitation to slow down and spend time with the Lord during the Mass on Dec. 8 that initiated 40 hours of Eucharistic Adoration in honor of the Fort Worth Diocese’s 50th Anniversary.

After 12 years, Good Shepherd parishioner prays for father's release

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
December 7, 2019

Bob Levinson COLLEYVILLE — The last time Stephanie Levinson Curry spoke to her dad, Bob Levinson, she was a new mother caring for a four-month-old baby who would not sleep at night. 

Treasures of St. Patrick Cathedral revealed in new book

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
December 3, 2019

cover shot of Cathedral TreasuresFORT WORTH — Ever wonder about the oil paintings that hang in the vestibules of St. Patrick Cathedral in downtown Fort Worth or admired the radiant beauty of the rose window on the building’s east façade?

St. Joseph students help bring heroes' museum to Texas

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
November 11, 2019

St Joseph school children with museum officialsARLINGTON — Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Arlington played a major role in the city’s bid to land the National Medal of Honor Museum, according to museum officials.

Christ Child Society of DFW challenges poverty one child at a time

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic
November 11, 2019

Christ Child society volunteerFLOWER MOUND — When Patricia Gonzalez’s family moved to Flower Mound six years ago, she wanted to help children less fortunate, just as her mother did.

The growing Catholic flock: the diocese is growing and building quickly

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
November 18, 2019

Holy Cross parishThe growth surge in North Texas, particularly Fort Worth, has led not only to this region being the fastest growing in the United States but also to an explosion of the Catholic population within the Diocese of Fort Worth, according to diocese officials.

From struggle to success: learning specialists map path to achievement

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic 
November 18, 2019

Nolan learning support specialist Ana Nieves with studentIn supporting students who struggle in the classroom, educators in the Diocese of Fort Worth are “expanding the box” of who can benefit from a Catholic education.