Sisters of St. Mary of Namur listen during Mass

Faithful at Korean Martyrs Parish have history of finding their way to Christ

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic

September 24, 2019

HURST — For more than 2,000 years, since Christ first instructed His apostles to be proactive in spreading the Word of God and baptizing the believers, countless missionaries have followed His directive.

Dan Burke presents Into the Deep at St. Mary Parish

Invoking the Advocate — for advocates

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

September 27, 2019

FORT WORTH — Whatever vocation you serve in life, everything begins with the Eucharist, explained Robert Gieb, founder of the Red Mass. So, when the Fort Worth lawyer organized an evening for attorneys, judges, and civil servants to grow in their Catholic faith, his planning started with Mass.

Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God

By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service
September 30, 2019

The Bezner familyVATICAN CITY (CNS) — To help the Church grow in love and faithful witness to God, Pope Francis has declared the third Sunday in Ordinary Time to be dedicated to the word of God.

New principal takes reins of St. Mary Catholic School Mustangs

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
September 25, 2019

A woman kneels in Adoration at St. Peter the Apostle perpetual Adoration chapel.GAINESVILLE — Kim Otto, the new principal of St. Mary Catholic School in Gainesville, begins each school day helping unload students from cars. “I want to let them know that I’m glad they are here,” she explained

Father John Sostrich, Strawn native and retired Navy chaplain, dies at 89

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
September 26, 2019

Jernelle JnoBaptiste and Jose Rodrigo QuezadaSTRAWN — When a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial came to Eastland, Texas, in 2018, Father John Sostrich made a point of visiting the 375-foot wall etched with the names of fallen service members.

From many nations, one home: a universal Church in one diocese

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
September 6, 2019

Jernelle JnoBaptiste and Jose Rodrigo QuezadaFORT WORTH — Jernelle JnoBaptiste made plans to leave her native Dominica to study at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, certain she was on the path that God had arranged.

A hermit in community: a novice enters Carmel

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic
August 28, 2019

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

Hundreds gather to pray for the unborn at 40 Days for Life kickoff

By Michelle McDaniel
North Texas Catholic 
September 30, 2019

A woman kneels in Adoration at St. Peter the Apostle perpetual Adoration chapel.FORT WORTH — More than 300 people lined the sidewalks Sept. 25 during the annual kickoff rally for Fort Worth’s 40 Days for Life campaignThe ecumenical rally brought together people from various Christian denominations.