Father Wilson Lucka

After 37 years, Holy Trinity Mission in Azle becomes a parish

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

June 21, 2019

AZLE — Larry Brunello arrived early for a celebration he's waited decades to attend.

Father Ken Robinson at Sacred Heart Parish in Muenster

Father Ken Robinson anticipates semi-retirement, new challenges

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic

June 20, 2019

MUENSTER — Gregarious, convivial, never shy about joining in on the heavy lifting, soon to be much missed, and similar descriptions bandied among the several hundred Sacred Heart parishioners tucking into German sausage, fried chicken, and too many dessert options to list during a post-Mass retirement celebration for Father Ken Robinson.

Aquinas scholar Thomas Hibbs named ninth president of University of Dallas

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic
June 19, 2019

Dr. Thomas HibbsIRVING — When Thomas Hibbs walked the campus of the University of Dallas as an undergraduate in the 1980s, he never dreamed he would return as the first UD alumnus to be president. 

A century of faith, memories, and service

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic 
June 13, 2019

Moses Lopez and grandsonNORTH RICHLAND HILLS — As Moses Lopez’s Father’s Day family celebration approached, the father of five and grandfather and great-grandfather of 12 imparted wisdom to the younger generation.

St. Rita Parish in Ranger celebrates 100 years of faith and hope

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
June 10, 2019

St. Rita Parish, RangerRANGER — One hundred years old, and she’s more beautiful than ever. St. Rita Church in Ranger overwhelmed Deacon Ed Ferguson and his wife, Sue, with her beauty when they first stepped into the red brick structure three years ago. 

Encounter Texas Conference gives "families a chance to grow together"

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
June 21, 2019

Child gazes at monstranceGRAPEVINE — What do you get when you mix a great family vacation with Adoration and catechetical teaching for all ages? Answer: the Encounter Texas Conference Aug. 16-18 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.

New CEO brings business acumen and faith to Catholic Charities Fort Worth

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
June 4, 2019

Michael GraceFORT WORTH — At first glance, Michael P. Grace’s resume seems to lack a few key qualifications.

At-risk students find success when they "Stay the Course"

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
June 11, 2019

Meesha Robinson and 9 kidsFORT WORTH — It was a long journey for Meesha Robinson to get to the podium as a featured speaker at a graduation celebration June 6 at Catholic Charities Fort Worth.