Father Pedro Martinez

A new shepherd for the flock: Father Pedro Martinez is ordained a priest

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

July 2, 2020

KELLER — “God’s flock is in your midst. Give it a shepherd’s care” (1 Pt 5:2).

Father Jonathan Wallis leads procession at 50th anniversary

Love Thy Neighbor: St. Vincent de Paul Society offers financial, emotional help

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

June 19, 2020

FORT WORTH — Pat McMann listens with compassion as people tearfully explain why they can’t pay the rent or fear having their electricity shut off. 

Angels at the bedside: medical teams follow footsteps of Catholic sisters

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic 
June 30, 2020

nurse with childFORT WORTH — The reputation of 11 Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word preceded them long before they stepped off a steam train in Fort Worth on April 5, 1885. 

Higher education: Immaculate Conception teacher wins national award

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
June 29, 2020

Tina JezekDENTON — Tina Jezek had a problem. The speech and drama teacher at Immaculate Conception Catholic School had six angel costumes for the Christmas pageant, but after praying about the cast, she wanted to include 15 angels.

New director Wendy Collins views stewardship as a way of life

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
June 15, 2020

Wendy CollinsFORT WORTH — Wendy Collins' June 1 appointment as director of stewardship and parish relations in the Advancement Foundation likely comes as no surprise given her longstanding penchant for diving in to help.

Anchored by faith: Fr. Eric Groner journeys for Jesus on the open seas

By Joan Kurkowski Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
June 12, 2020

Fr. Eric GronerFORT WORTH — Once or twice a year, Father Eric Groner, SVD, leaves the routine of life as pastor of St. Rita Parish in Fort Worth to set sail on the open seas

All together: Pallottine priests in the Diocese of Fort Worth

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
June 4, 2020

Father Prakash DiasFORT WORTH — Symbolically, you might say that Society of Catholic Apostolate priests, better known as Pallottines, are part of the very DNA of Christ’s Church in the Diocese of Fort Worth. 

Latest pastoral letter reinforces safety measures for public celebration of Mass

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
June 26, 2020

Bishop OlsonFORT WORTH  — Responding to the upturn in COVID-19 cases in the state of Texas, Bishop Michael Olson reinforced the safety protocols put into place the weekend of May 2-3, when the 91 parishes of the diocese reopened for public celebration of the Mass.