Local youth experience universality of Church at unforgettable World Youth Day

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen

February 9, 2019

FORT WORTH — After spending two weeks in Panama preparing to celebrate World Youth Day 2019, Jasmine Rivas returned to Texas with a deeper understanding of the universal Church.

Campus ministry “a spiritual sanctuary” for TCU students

By Sandra Engelland

January 30, 2019

FORT WORTH — When Patrick LaCour arrived at Texas Christian University three and a half years ago, he wanted to find a place where he could play piano for Mass and grow in his faith. But the New Orleans native found so much more.

Set apart to shine the light

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
February 19, 2019

FORT WORTH —In a world that measures success in material possessions, career status, and social influence, taking vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience makes no sense.

The death of infants, the death of conscience

By Bishop Michael Olson
North Texas Catholic 
February 15, 2019

On January 22, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a statute that legalized abortion for the entire 40 weeks of  pregnancy, based upon vague criteria of a woman’s health.

Respect Life Mass engenders hope, determination

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
January 28, 2019
FORT WORTH — The procession of parents and their children approaching the altar with 60 roses from the back of St. Patrick served as stark reminder of the estimated 60 million unborn babies lost to abortion.

Other Texas dioceses join Fort Worth in release of names of clergy

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
January 31, 2019

FORT WORTH — Following the example set by the Diocese of Fort Worth in 2005, the names of clergy members credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor were released January 31 by the other 14 Catholic dioceses in Texas.

Knights deliver first glimpse of babies with 1,000 ultrasound donations

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
January 23, 2019

DENTON — Giving babies a chance at life is why the Knights of Columbus began donating ultrasound machines a decade ago to pro-life pregnancy centers across the globe, including five in the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Mass 101

By Marlon De La Torre
North Texas Catholic
February 5, 2019
 Christ, after a discourse with His Apostles about His pending hour of death, lifts His eyes toward Heaven and proclaims a prayer of sacrifice before God, affirming His journey as the lamb who will be slain for the salvation of all humanity.