New principals committed to strong academics, firm faith foundation

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

August 17, 2017

FORT WORTH — Three Catholic schools in our diocese welcome new principals this school year. Each comes to her position with a strong background in Catholic education.

Catholic leaders urge prayers, unity after attacks in Spain

By Jonathan Luxmoore
Catholic News Service

August 18, 2017

OXFORD, England (CNS) — Spanish church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks left at least 19 people dead.

Knights' tradition bestows gratitude for priests and religious

By Jacqueline Burkepile
North Texas Catholic
August 11, 2017

KELLER — Prayer, generosity, and thanksgiving were in the air as the Knights of Columbus in the Diocese of Fort Worth held their 22nd annual Priest and Religious Appreciation Dinner Monday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Keller.

Fort Worth Serrans send off seminarians with support, prayers

By John Crumley
North Texas Catholic
August 17, 2017

FORT WORTH — The Fort Worth Serra Club hosted its annual seminarian party honoring 30 seminarians on Aug. 6, prior to the start of the new seminary school year. The annual seminarian party is one of the ways the Fort Worth Serra Club supports vocations.

Diocese names Richard Mathews as director of Safe Environment

By Lance Murray
North Texas Catholic
August 1, 2017

FORT WORTH Charged with ensuring the safety of the children and young people within the diocese, Richard Mathews has taken the position of director of the Safe Environment Program, effective July 10. 

Iceland and its heavy push to abort Down syndrome births

By Mary Rezac
Catholic News Agency
August 14, 2017

Reykjavik, ICELAND (CNA/EWTN News) – A recent article from CBS News proclaims that “few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland.” The operative word here is “births.”     

Friends, fellow religious remember Sister Frances Evans, CCVI

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
July 28, 2017

FORT WORTH — The eternal life of Sister Frances Evans, CCVI, was celebrated July 28 in a Mass of Christian Burial with Bishop Michael Olson presiding at St. Andrew Church in Fort Worth.

Medical students take their stethoscopes to the streets

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
July 27, 2017

FORT WORTH — Mike Byers keeps his nose buried in books about anatomy and osteopathic techniques. “There so much reading to do and facts to learn, it’s easy to lose perspective,” said the second year medical student.