Virtually together: UTA Catholics remain connected in faith and fellowship

Jonathan Marek with rosary (screenshot)

ARLINGTON — Since last fall, members of the University Catholic Community (UCC) at the University of Texas at Arlington have met four times a week to pray the Rosary.  

Fear Not: local parishioners adapt to COVID-19 restrictions with charity and faith

FORT WORTH — The pews were empty this weekend at every Mass in every parish in the Diocese of Fort Worth. Parish priests offered Sunday Masses, assisted by one deacon and/or server, but without a congregation.

A great event of hope: six men ordained transitional deacons

deacon candidates lay prostrate

FORT WORTH — Calling the occasion “a great event of hope in the midst of a pandemic,” Bishop Michael Olson ordained six men to the Order of Deacon during a March 19 Mass in St. Patrick Cathedral in the presence of only immediate family members and a few clergy.