looking up at the front doors of St. Patrick Cathedral

St. Patrick Cathedral documentary premieres on NBC on Nov. 16

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

November 7, 2019

FORT WORTH — A 30-minute documentary titled “The Making of St. Patrick’s Cathedral” will premiere on NBC KXAS-TV Channel 5 at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 16, immediately preceding the University of Notre Dame vs. Navy football game.

Museum of honor executives speak to St. Joseph students

St. Joseph students help bring heroes' museum to Texas

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic

November 11, 2019

ARLINGTON — 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.

Pursue truth, courage, humility, and service in Catholic higher education

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
November 5, 2019

University of Dallas president Thomas HibbsIRVING — The future of Catholic higher education depends on students and faculty exercising courage, humility, a passion for truth, and practical service in a challenging current culture, according to scholars in a Nov. 1 panel discussion at University of Dallas.

Marriage on Tap strengthens faith, marriage, and community

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
November 7, 2019

Amy NorthropCOLLEYVILLE — A selection of wine and beers, a little food and music, and conversations with old and new friends entice dozens of couples to gather in the Upper Room of the Shepherd Center at Good Shepherd Parish on the first Saturday of each month.

Medicine infused with faith: WholeLife Authentic Care opens doors for women 

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
October 31, 2019

staff of WholeLife Authentic CareFORT WORTH — Sometimes, a door must close so God can open a different one. While Nicole Havrilla, the founder and president of WholeLife Authentic Care, was searching for property on which to build a medical clinic, she found a building that she thought would work.

A decade of deacons: ten years post ordination, service takes many forms

By Joan Kurkowski Gillen
North Texas Catholic
October 31, 2019

Deacon Jose AragonJosé Aragon always knew the dedication and commitment it takes to serve as a permanent deacon in the Catholic Church. As a youth growing up in far west Texas, his next-door neighbor was in the first class of men ordained to the ministry in the Diocese of El Paso.

Local 40 Days for Life campaign closes with answered prayers

By Michelle McDaniel
North Texas Catholic
November 5, 2019

Father Woon Pil Jeong elevating the host at Korean MartyrsFORT WORTH — 40 Days for Life held its closing rally on Sunday Nov. 3 in front of the same Planned Parenthood abortion facility where it began 40 days prior.

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House at 60: more than 150,000 retreatants hosted 

By Matt Ackels
North Texas Catholic 
October 30, 2019

woman praying Rosary at lakeLAKE DALLAS — When Vic Muse recounts the events that led him to his first Montserrat retreat, he can’t help but smile.