Sister Teresa Agnes hands a candle to Sister Maria Sagrario prior to the Mass of Thanksgiving Nov. 9 at Arlington Carmel.

Too beautiful: a Carmelite finds her vocation 

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic

November 18, 2019

ARLINGTON — Rebecca Garcia wept as she prayed in a Houston adoration chapel, surrounded by 50 other sweaty young adults.

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.

Christ Child Society of DFW challenges poverty one child at a time 

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic
November 11, 2019

Christ Child SocietyFLOWER MOUND — When Patricia Gonzalez’s family moved to Flower Mound six years ago, she wanted to help children less fortunate, just as her mother did.

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.