Bishop Michael Olson to sign 50th anniversary book

North Texas Catholic
December 3, 2018

Bishop Michael Olson will sign the 50th anniversary book, Beyond the Frontiers of Faith, on Friday, Dec. 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at St. Patrick Cathedral Parish Hall.

A Debt of Gratitude: Blessing the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur

By North Texas Catholic

December 3, 2018

FORT WORTH - Before the Diocese of Dallas or the Diocese of Fort Worth existed, the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur were already hard at work in Texas. But much of their work was done for free, out of Christian charity, and that left them with little for retirement savings.

Meet Dave Palmer, the voice behind Catholic radio in North Texas

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
November 27, 2018

IRVING— Dave Palmer spends most of his days at Guadalupe Radio interviewing both local and nationally known personalities about issues facing the Catholic world. 

Take 5 with Father Tom Craig: Mission Minded

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
November 27 , 2018
FORT WORTH— Fr. Tom Craig served our country in the Coast Guard, and now he serves our diocese as a priest for 36 years. Like all baptized Catholics, he is a missionary.

Night in a Box opens insights into homelessness

By Jenara Kocks Burgess
North Texas Catholic
November 5, 2018
WICHITA FALLS — Heat, cold, hunger, and uncertainty were some of the challenges teenagers from Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish youth group faced as they lived in cardboard boxes and tents.

Diocesan conference stresses inclusion of parishioners with special needs

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
November 6, 2018

FORT WORTH — Before a crowd of catechists, parents, mental health professionals, and parish leaders, Jason Whitehead, diocesan director of Faith Formation, read aloud from a pastoral document published last year by the U.S. Catholic bishops.

Bishop's visit brings joyful beginning to Advent season

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
December 5, 2018

STRAWN — Bishop Michael Olson celebrated the Church’s New Year — the first Sunday in Advent — with a Saturday Vigil Mass at St. John Parish, followed on Sunday by three parishes in Eastland County.

Diocesan assistant director of finance retires after 28 years

By Michelle McDaniel
North Texas Catholic
November 15, 2018

FORT WORTH — When Carolyn Jones began working for the Diocese of Fort Worth 28 years ago, she did not foresee herself becoming the Assistant Director of Finance for Fiscal Management.