Holy Family celebrates 75 years

FORT WORTH — From 65 families in 1942 to almost 2,500 families today, parishioners at Holy Family Parish have plenty of reasons to celebrate the church’s 75th anniversary.

Clothed in Christ: Two novices don Carmelite habit

ARLINGTON — Assuming a new name was “thrilling,” agreed Sister Lucia of the Holy Eucharist and Sister Marie Therese of the Holy Face of Jesus.  They likened it to Jesus changing Simon’s name to Peter — a new name symbolizing a new mission.

Most merciful mother: Local faithful honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

FORT WORTH  — Monica Lopez knows the power of devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Four years ago, the mother of three school-age children was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. She believes praying for the intercession of the Virgin Mary, who appeared to Juan Diego in 1531, spared her life.