Ms. Moody with Joanna Mclean

Cultivating thoughtful minds and faithful hearts at St. John the Apostle School

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic

January 24, 2020

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Students and staff at St. John the Apostle Catholic School in North Richland Hills have a motto: Preparing minds for a lifetime and souls for eternal life.

Bishop Olson with Pope Francis

Bishop Olson embarks on first "ad limina" visit to Vatican

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

January 15, 2020

FORT WORTH — Bishop Michael Olson will travel to Rome for his first “ad limina apostolorum” visit, which begins January 20 and includes his 17 brother bishops from Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times

By Catholic News Service
Catholic News Service
January 27, 2020

Kobe with his daughterCALABASAS, Calif. (CNS) — As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash Jan. 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.

Welcome the stranger? Gov. Abbott declines resettling refugees 

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
January 21, 2020

Bishop Olson with refugeeFORT WORTH — After living in a refugee camp in western Tanzania for 23 years, Lusambya Mkuma and Apendeki Mbeleci received some very welcome news. They were approved for resettlement in the United States and could look forward to starting life again in a new home.

"Malawi chose us"-Denton parishioners establish African charity

By Joan Kurkowski
North Texas Catholic
January 13, 2020

Medical clinic in MalawiDENTON — When Seth Morgan and Michael Tenny decided to start a charity that would make a difference in the world, they carefully weighed their options. For more than a year, the North Texas businessmen studied where money and manpower could do the most good.

At annual MLK Mass, Bishop Fabre asserts faith must compel us to act

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic
January 15, 2020

Bishop FabreARLINGTON — On Jan. 11, the altar and ambo at St. Joseph Parish in Arlington displayed brightly colored cloths from Ghana with designs representing a symbol

for God.

Hallmarks of a good, Catholic education 

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
January 13, 2020

Teacher Katie TweedelPROSPER — One after another, the students marched to the podium and recited their poems. Some spoke in strong, clear voices, enjoying the challenge. A few started with smiles, anticipating laughter from a funny phrase. 

Iraqi cardinal: Innocents will 'be the fuel' for fire after drone strike

By Dave Gavlak
Catholic News Service
January 6, 2020

Las Posadas participantsChaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, responding to a U.S. drone attack in Baghdad that killed Iran's top general, said "wisdom is required to avoid the 'volcanic eruption' we are about to face."