Seeds of Faith: St. Junipero Institute offers faith growth through catechetical process

St. Junipero Serra (1713-1784) personifies the mission of his namesake soon-to-open Fort Worth Diocese institute, said Marlon De La Torre, director of evangelization and catechesis,


Father Robert Strittmatter retires after 51 years

FORT WORTH — The line queued dozens deep June 25 in the parish hall of St. Patrick Cathedral and continued steady for nearly two hours. Through it all Father Robert Strittmatter remained upbeat, sharing hugs, posing for selfies, and in no apparent hurry to rush anyone through.


Fr. Carmen Mele leaving diocese to pursue other ministry plans

FORT WORTH — After 17 years of serving in the Diocese of Fort Worth, Dominican Father Carmen Mele will leave the diocese July 1 to pursue other ministry plans.