Angela and Bob Walters with baby items

On Angel's Wings: Gabriel Angels provide caring outreach, practical assistance

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

July 19, 2019

FORT WORTH — A week before Mother’s Day, Gwen Rein received a surprise gift in the mail. The framed photograph was beautiful, but, more touching, were the words included with the thoughtful gesture.

Pete Loftin dines with a table of locals in Cisco.

Comfort food: Friendship dinners fill towns with homemade meals and companionship

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

July 12, 2019

CISCO — Who wants a home-cooked meal and a relaxed conversation? Everyone does — seniors, singles, families, and students. 

Take 5 with Father Vinh Van Vu: Teach, Love, Serve

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
July 9, 2019

Fr. Vinh Van VuARLINGTON — Meet Father Vinh Van Vu, CRM, pastor of Vietnamese Martyrs Parish, who likes to celebrate Mass, share God's mercy, and bake.

Faithful guides: a look at some exceptional godparents

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
July 10, 2019

Mark Metroka and Rebecca KaiserFORT WORTH — In August 2017, Rebecca Kaiser suffered from the middle school blues. A new student, she knew no one in her entire school. .

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

By Joan Kurkowski Gillen
North Texas Catholic
June 21, 2019

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

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.

40-hour Eucharistic Adoration stresses need for priesthood, family vocations

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
July 3, 2019

Bishop Olson with monstranceKELLER — St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parishioner Frank Chacon contemplated the enormity of the question when asked what he derives from Eucharistic Adoration.

Raising Catholics for life: family-centered faith education

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
July 2, 2019

Daniel LockeBEDFORD — When Judy and Chris Munchrath’s daughter, Libby, began preparing for Confirmation, they embraced the idea of family model catechesis.