Bishop Michael Olson elevates the host

Giving thanks: thousands celebrate diocese's 50th anniversary

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

August 23, 2019

GRAPEVINE — The aim of the Aug. 16-18 Encounter Texas Conference, held at the Gaylord Texan Resort, was to offer something for everyone. 

Sister Mary Francisca wears the white veil of a novice.

A hermit in community: a novice enters Carmel

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic

August 28, 2019

ARLINGTON — On Aug. 22 the Carmelite Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington was serenaded by cicadas and birdsong.

The Laborer and the Cathedral: Father Guyot's lasting legacy in the diocese

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
August 28, 2019

Stained glass window of Fr. GuyotFORT WORTH — People daring enough to venture into Hell’s Half Acre in Fort Worth in the latter part of the 1880s witnessed a peculiar sight along the 1200 block of Throckmorton Street.

One hour with Jesus: Spend time in front of the Son

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic 
September 10, 2019

A woman kneels in Adoration at St. Peter the Apostle perpetual Adoration chapel.Could you not keep watch for one hour? Jesus asked Peter in the Garden at Gesthemane. One hour. The amount of time that regular adorers commit to keep watch before the Blessed Sacrament during Eucharistic Adoration.

St. Bartholomew Parish celebrates 50 years on patron's feast day

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
August 27, 2019

Bishop Michael OlsonFORT WORTH — St. Bartholomew Church parishioners remembered their roots and gave thanks to God for their parish on Aug. 24 — the Feast Day of St. Bartholomew — with a 50th anniversary Mass celebration and dinner.

St. Rose of Lima Parish celebrates golden anniversary

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
August 26, 2019

girl dressed as St. Rose of LimaGLEN ROSE — St. Rose of Lima honored its 50th anniversary as a parish August 22-24, with Rosaries, Masses, a potluck dinner, a play conducted by youth on St. Rose of Lima, and a procession of a statue of the parish’s namesake.

Following their vows: Lovers of the Holy Cross sisters renew vows

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
August 19, 2019

Sisters of Lovers of the Holy CrossARLINGTON — When religious women make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, they can’t be certain where those vows will take them.

Making the team: record-setting runner creates community of women

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
August 26, 2019

Elizabeth NorthernFORT WORTH — Update: Elizabeth Northern competed in the IAU World Championship 50K in Brasov, Romania on September 1, where she finished sixth overall with a personal record of 3:19:24.