Msgr. Phil Johnson, longtime diocesan parish priest, dies at 74

Monsignor Phil Johnson, pastor emeritus of St. Michael Church in Bedford, as well as founding pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Arlington, passed away Saturday morning, April 20.

Catholic communities band together in wake of West, Texas, tragedy

WEST, TX − Father Ed Karasek was driving home from a meeting in Austin when reports of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, came across the radio.

Fifth Grade Vocation Day plants the seed for future vocations

Father Isaac Orozco fielded a barrage of questions from eager 10- and 11-year-olds at this year’s Fifth Grade Vocations Day. Why did you want to become a priest? How long did you study? What do you do for fun?