From struggle to success

Ana Nieves, learning support specialist and academic coach, gives Nolan Catholic High School students the tools they need to be successful. (NTC/Juan Guajardo)

In supporting students who struggle in the classroom, educators in the Diocese of Fort Worth are “expanding the box” of who can benefit from a Catholic education.

Too Beautiful: A Carmelite Finds her Vocation

ARLINGTON — Rebecca Garcia wept as she prayed in a Houston adoration chapel, surrounded by 50 other sweaty young adults. A retreat server brought her one tissue, then another, and then gave her the whole box. That, according to Garcia, is when she felt the Lord calling her into relationship with Him.

Local Sisters of St. Mary of Namur celebrate order's founding 200 years ago

Sr. Rita Claire Davis, left, shakes the hand of Sr. Mary Michael Dittoe, right, as she gives the sign of peace during the 200th Anniversary as a congregation of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur,

FORT WORTH — The Sisters of St. Mary of Namur have been a consistent occasion of grace for Ershel Redd and many former students, friends, and supporters who have received education and kind-hearted guidance of the religious order.