Encounter Texas Conference gives ‘families a chance to grow together’

GRAPEVINE — What do you get when you mix a great family vacation with Adoration and catechetical teaching for all ages? Answer: the Encounter Texas Conference Aug. 16-18 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.

After 37 years, Holy Trinity Mission in Azle becomes a parish

AZLE — Larry Brunello arrived early for a celebration he’s waited decades years to attend. When the Wisconsin native settled in Azle in 1975 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force, Sunday worship involved a long car ride to a Fort Worth church or the Carswell AFB chapel.

Father Ken Robinson anticipates semi-retirement, new challenges

MUENSTER — Gregarious, convivial, never shy about joining in on the heavy lifting, soon to be much missed, and similar descriptions bandied among the several hundred Sacred Heart parishioners tucking into German sausage, fried chicken, and too many dessert options to list during a post-Mass May 26 retirement celebration for Father Ken Robinson.