Jesus and His Twelve Apostles

First Mass celebrated in new St. John Paul II Church in Denton

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic

October 15, 2019

DENTON — “Blessed be God,” prompted Father Kyle Walterscheid several times during a recent homily at St. John Paul II Church and Campus Ministry. “Now and forever,” parishioners responded.

Laura Landry

Gifts from the Spirit: How Confirmation  builds up the local Church

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

October 15, 2019

FORT WORTH — The last thing Laura Yokell Landry wanted to do after earning a diploma from the University of Dallas in 2014 was fly to Alaska as a missionary.

Helena's Bishop-elect, Austin A. Vetter, has local tie

By Matt Smith
North Texas Catholic
October 14, 2019

The Bezner familyFORT WORTH — Former Diocese of Fort Worth Director of Stewardship and Parish Relations Diana Liska said the choice was always obvious. “He’s my uncle,” Liska said. “But once he became a priest, we always called him Father out of respect.”

Fort Worth Respect Life Mass to be celebrated on Feast of St. Gianna Molla

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
October 16, 2019

A woman kneels in Adoration at St. Peter the Apostle perpetual Adoration chapel.FORT WORTH — Bishop Michael Olson has moved the annual diocesan Respect Life Mass to Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the feast day of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla, an Italian pediatrician, wife, and working mother who chose life for her unborn child over her own life.

Panel: At ballot box, let Gospel, not party affiliation, guide your vote

By Rhina Guidos
Catholic News Service
October 11, 2019

Jernelle JnoBaptiste and Jose Rodrigo QuezadaWASHINGTON  — A panel of religious leaders at Georgetown University advised Oct. 2 that Christians should look to the Gospel, not just for guidance on how to vote but also how to respond toward others in a national political environment pushing division, not unity.

The Red Mass, invoking the Advocate  for advocates 

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
September 27, 2019

Bishop Olson at Red MassFORT WORTH — Whatever vocation you serve in life, everything begins with the Eucharist, explained Robert Gieb, an early proponent of the local Red Mass. So, when the Fort Worth lawyer organized an evening for the legal profession, his planning started with Mass.

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

By Jerry Circelli
North Texas Catholic
September 24, 2019

Father Woon Pil Jeong elevating the host at Korean MartyrsHURST — 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.

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.