DCYC draws 1,500, focuses on Year of Faith

More than a thousand youth from across the Diocese of Fort Worth united to “open the door of faith” at the 17th annual Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference July 12-14 at the DFW Hyatt Regency Hotel. With more than 1,500 youth and adult leaders present, DCYC invited middle school and high school students to open their hearts to the Lord through singing, dancing, workshops, prayer, and the sacraments.

World Youth Day 2013 in Rio gave local young adults a sense of Pentecost

A sophomore at Southern Methodist University, she wanted to go to World Youth Day 2013 with her St. Thomas Aquinas youth group to feel closer to God. The pilgrimage did that and more for the 19-year-old.

Nun vs. nun? Two convents' CDs vie for spot atop Billboard charts

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It's not exactly the Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones, but just as those two bands shook up the pop charts nearly a half-century ago, two convents' CDs are vying for a spot atop the Billboard classical music charts.

Spiritual Adoption program spreads from Holy Family School to throughout the diocese and beyond

Five years ago, Martha Jacobi and her sister, Tricia Hunter, had no clue that their idea would spread to almost every Catholic school in the diocese and to places far beyond the diocese’s boundaries — like Kansas City and Houston.

Knights launch Marian prayer program centered on Immaculate Conception

SAN ANTONIO (CNS) -- The Knights of Columbus launched a new Marian prayer program dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception at a Mass Aug. 7 during the order's 131st supreme convention.