Yours are the hands with which He blesses the world, part 4

DENTON — When God speaks louder than the vacuum cleaner, He gets your attention. In 2006 the late Monsignor Charles King, then pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Denton, asked Mary Jo Babcock to begin a bereavement ministry. With no idea how to begin, she procrastinated. But one day as she vacuumed, she heard the Lord tell her to “quit making excuses already.”


Yours are the hands with which He blesses the world, part 2

FORT WORTH — Jesus Villalpando has spent 16 years in the county jail, and he intends to stay. The St. Peter the Apostle parishioner volunteers two evenings each week at the Tarrant County Corrections Center.


Yours are the hands with which He blesses the world, part 1

FORT WORTH — What do you do when you are young, single, and pregnant in a small Iowa town and the biological father is encouraging you to have an abortion? You do the difficult thing – the right thing. Then, years later you urge other women in similar circumstances to do likewise.