Bishop Olson, Dr. Janet Smith headline conference on truth, wisdom of Humanae Vitae

FORT WORTH — Many Catholic couples form their viewpoint on marital love and family planning using advice from the secular world and American culture. But our nation’s divorce rate hovers around 42 percent, and almost 40 percent of babies are born to single mothers.

Missionary priest updates friends on the school that faith built

BEDFORD — Father Robert Thames was more than 4,100 miles from his home in Bolivia, but for the priest from the Diocese of Fort Worth, his recent trip to North Texas was a homecoming for a class reunion and a chance to give an update on the success of Educate the Children, Bolivia.

CCFW service a win-win for deacon candidates and clients

FORT WORTH  — With the encouragement of Bishop Michael Olson, Deacon Rigoberto Leyva, diocesan coordinator of Pastoral Formation, and Juan Rendon, diocesan director of Permanent Deacon Formation, are connecting some of the 29 deacon candidates with service opportunities at Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW). The collaborative effort has been a great success, said Deacon Leyva.