Pedro Martinez ordained as transitional deacon

ARLINGTON — With the words, “Receive the Gospel of Christ whose herald you have become. Believe what you read. Teach what you believe, and practice what you teach,” Fort Worth Bishop Michael F. Olson presented Pedro Martinez with the Book of Gospels during an ordination rite that raised the seminarian to the sacred Order of the Diaconate.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parishioner earns highest award

KELLER — Virginia Norred, a parishioner at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Keller, has earned the Stars and Stripes Award, the highest award in American Heritage Girls. She is only the 53rd young woman in Texas to earn the award.

Police search Dallas diocesan chancery

Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Dallas. Texas. (CNA/Via Shutterstock)

Dallas, Texas (CNA) — Police are conducting a search of Church premises in the Diocese of Dallas. Officers executed a warrant on the chancery offices at 7:30 a.m. local time.