Imprisoned clergy of Dachau remembered for fearless faith

By George Matysek

Catholic News Service
April 25, 2018

EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) — When a virulent typhus epidemic swept through a World War II concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, in early 1945, many imprisoned Polish priests volunteered to minister to the dying men.

North Texas Catholic Men's Conference attendees urged to be fishers of men

By Matthew Smith

North Texas Catholic
April 25, 2018

COLLEYVILLE — As He did with Simon and Peter, Jesus calls us all to become fishers of men. That call to evangelize and serve at multiple levels — from the family to the community at large — was the focus of the April 21 North Texas Men’s Conference at Good Shepherd Parish in Colleyville.

Soul Food: Children receive first taste of bread of life in Holy Communion

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic
April 23, 2018

WICHITA FALLS — Every spring, during the liturgical season of Easter, many children throughout the Diocese of Fort Worth and the world receive Jesus in the Holy Eucharist for the first time.

Three area youth win Missionary Childhood Association art contest

By Lance Murray
North Texas Catholic
April 19, 2018

FORT WORTH — Nearly 150 young artists submitted drawings to the diocese for the annual Missionary Childhood Association Christmas Art Contest. Judges faced the difficult task of selecting three winners.

St. Benedict Parish acquires replica

of Gero crucifix

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic
April 9, 2018

FORT WORTH – Bishop Michael Olson blessed a crucifix based on the earliest monumental sculpture of the crucified Christ still in existence. It was installed on Easter at St. Benedict Parish in Fort Worth.

Holiness means being loving, not boring, pope says

By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
April 9, 2018

VATICAN CITY (CNS) God calls all Christians to be saints — real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in "Gaudete et Exsultate,"  

New curriculum, advances create a safer environment

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
April 10, 2018

FORT WORTH — Protecting the most vulnerable is a top priority for the Church, and an updated, streamlined educational program is being implemented for the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Terminally ill mother: Euthanasia push robs 'friends and family of joy'

By Marilyn Rodrigues
Catholic News Service
April 4, 2018

SYDNEY (CNS) — In March, as Anna Corry lay dying, she sent out a request to speak publicly about her opposition to euthanasia.The 50-year-old former nursing educator had endured an aggressive type of breast cancer since her diagnosis in January 2016.