St. Rita Parish, Ranger

St. Rita Parish in Ranger celebrates 100 years of faith and hope

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

June 10, 2019

RANGER — One hundred years old, and she’s more beautiful than ever.

Meesha Robinson and family

At-risk students find success when they "Stay the Course"

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic

June 11, 2019

FORT WORTH — It was a long journey for Meesha Robinson to get to the podium as a featured speaker at a graduation celebration June 6 at Catholic Charities Fort Worth.

Pascal Siakam: How a Toronto Raptors star got his start in seminary

By Michelle McDaniel
Catholic News Agency
June 5, 2019

Virginia NorredTORONTO, Canada (CNA) — When Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam enters Game 3 of the NBA Finals Wednesday night, he will cross himself and then point upward to the sky. 

A century of faith, memories, and service

By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic 
June 13, 2019

Moses Lopez and grandsonNORTH RICHLAND HILLS — As Moses Lopez’s Father’s Day family celebration approached, the father of five and grandfather and great-grandfather of 12 imparted wisdom to the younger generation.

Bishop Barron: Catholic Church should focus on getting 'nones' back

By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service
June 12, 2019

Virginia NorredBALTIMORE (CNS) — During the U.S. bishops' spring assembly in Baltimore, the bishops considered something described as the second-most important issue currently facing U.S. Church leaders: How to get religiously unaffiliated, or “nones,” particularly young people, back to the Catholic Church.

Pedro Martinez ordained a transitional deacon

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
May 20, 2019

Bishop Olson places his hands on Pedro MartinezARLINGTON — Bishop Michael Olson presented Pedro Martinez with the Book of Gospels during an ordination rite that raised the seminarian to the sacred Order of the Diaconate.

New CEO brings business acumen and faith to Catholic Charities Fort Worth

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
June 4, 2019

Michael GraceFORT WORTH — At first glance, Michael P. Grace’s resume seems to lack a few key qualifications.

Heart of a priest: St. Jean Vianney's heart inspires diocese's faithful

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
May 22, 2019

woman kneeling at relicFORT WORTH — When a friend told Anndra Mann a major, first-degree relic of St. Jean Vianney was on display in St. Patrick Cathedral May 16, she shepherded her six children into the family van and made the one-hour trip to downtown Fort Worth