Father Wilson Lucka

After 37 years, Holy Trinity Mission in Azle becomes a parish

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

June 21, 2019

AZLE — Larry Brunello arrived early for a celebration he's waited decades to attend.

Pete Loftin dines with a table of locals in Cisco.

Comfort food: Friendship dinners fill towns with homemade meals and companionship

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

July 12, 2019

CISCO — Who wants a home-cooked meal and a relaxed conversation? Everyone does — seniors, singles, families, and students. 

Take 5 with Father Vinh Van Vu: Teach, Love, Serve

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
July 9, 2019

Fr. Vinh Van VuARLINGTON — Meet Father Vinh Van Vu, CRM, pastor of Vietnamese Martyrs Parish, who likes to celebrate Mass, share God's mercy, and bake.

Faithful guides: a look at some exceptional godparents

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
July 10, 2019

Mark Metroka and Rebecca KaiserFORT WORTH — In August 2017, Rebecca Kaiser suffered from the middle school blues. A new student, she knew no one in her entire school. .

Father Ken Robinson anticipates retirement

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
June 20, 2019

Father Ken RobinsonMUENSTER — Gregarious, convivial, never shy about joining in on the heavy lifting, soon to be much missed, and similar descriptions bandied among the several hundred Sacred Heart parishioners during a retirement celebration for Father Ken Robinson.

Encounter Texas Conference gives "families a chance to grow together"

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
June 21, 2019

Child gazes at monstranceGRAPEVINE — What do you get when you mix a great family vacation with Adoration and catechetical teaching for all ages? Answer: the Encounter Texas Conference Aug. 16-18 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.

40-hour Eucharistic Adoration stresses need for priesthood, family vocations

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
July 3, 2019

Bishop Olson with monstranceKELLER — St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parishioner Frank Chacon contemplated the enormity of the question when asked what he derives from Eucharistic Adoration.

Raising Catholics for life: family-centered faith education

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
July 2, 2019

Daniel LockeBEDFORD — When Judy and Chris Munchrath’s daughter, Libby, began preparing for Confirmation, they embraced the idea of family model catechesis.