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After EWTN interview at March for Life, Maria Conley has sent pro-life prayer cards across country

EWTN-Screenshot-for-BUTTON.jpgWhen Maria Conley and other members of the Respect Life group at Holy Family Church decided to design a parish Prayer for Life card, she never thought the beautifully worded petition would someday capture national attention.

Msgr. Phil Johnson (1938-2013) left his legacy at St. Vincent de Paul, St. Michael parishes

“Humorous.” “Warm.” “Vibrant.” “Friendly.” Compassionate.” “Energetic.” “Collaborative.” “Joyful.” “A leader.” “An organizer.” ‘”Visionary.” Monsignor Philip Louis Johnson was thus lovingly described at his funeral Mass, celebrated April 25 at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Arlington, a parish he founded in 1976 and led as its pastor until 2001.

Holy oil is 'ancient symbol' for 'healing and strength,' says Dallas auxiliary at Chrism Mass

Sitting in one of the wooden pews in front of St. Patrick Cathedral March 26, Louise Barbetta, a wife and mother taking RCIA classes, watched as Dallas Auxiliary Bishop Douglas Deshotel blessed the oils Father Joe Pemberton would use to mark her forehead as she entered the Catholic faith at the Easter Vigil service.