Bishop Michael Olson appointed The Very Rev. Karl Schilken as the new Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Fort Worth on March 26 for a period of six years. Fr. Schilken will also remain pastoral administrator of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in River Oaks.
Dr. William Thierfelder related the story of driving through an unfamiliar city with an open bottle of water in the cup holder of the car. When he made a sudden stop and the water bottle sprayed water all over him and his car, his response was not what most people would have expected. “Thank you, Jesus!” he exclaimed.
Battle tested and ready to take to take the fight to those who tread on religious liberties, Richard Thompson came to Fort Worth recently to relay some reports about what’s happening on the front lines. President and chief counsel of the Thomas More Law Center, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thompson gave his update March 6 at the Fort Worth Club to members of the local chapter of Legatus, a group of Catholic business leaders.