Betty Rose Walterscheid

Sweet for the soul - Muenster Catholic reflects on 50 years of baking cakes

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic

January 7, 2021

MUENSTER — After 50 years and almost 15,000 cakes, Betty Rose Walterscheid is hanging up her spatula.

Guardian minister on watch

On any given Sunday: parish security teams build community 

By Juan Guajardo
North Texas Catholic

January 12, 2021

FORT WORTH — On any given Sunday, Mark Hesselgrave steps into Good Shepherd Church in Colleyville ready to give up his life for his fellow parishioners attending Mass.

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur create digital quilt of memories and insights

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
January 13, 2021

sister of St. Mary of NamurFORT WORTH — When Elizabeth Martin’s mother, Dorothy, passed away in 2011, the Fort Worth native found comfort by wrapping herself in a quilt made by her grandmother.

Combining skills, passion, and faith, two women pursue careers with Church

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic
January 13, 2021

Underwood and WebbFORT WORTH — Looking to use their passion and skills in serving God, two women left busy corporate careers that helped prepare them for new roles in the Advancement Foundation.

Bishop Olson gives Catholic voice on American Religious Town Hall

By Lance Murray
North Texas Catholic
December 7, 2020

Bishop OlsonDALLAS — The free exchange of ideas and opinions is critical to an informed society, and Bishop Michael Olson of the Diocese of Fort Worth is a leading Catholic voice as a panelist on the American Religious Town Hall Meeting.

Group of men consecrates to St. Joseph two days after holy year declaration

By Tony Gutierrez
North Texas Catholic 
December 18, 2020

Man holds daughterFORT WORTH — Just two days after Pope Francis proclaimed the year of St. Joseph beginning on Dec. 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, eight men consecrated themselves to the head of the Holy Family at St. Andrew Parish in Fort Worth.

Catholic Charities Fort Worth shifts tactics for COVID assistance

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic
December 30, 2020

CCFW van and driverFORT WORTH — In March, when phones at Catholic Charities Fort Worth started ringing with triple the normal requests for help, the nonprofit quickly redirected staff and resources to the areas of greatest need. 

The busyness solution - doing versus being

By Ali Hoffman
North Texas Catholic
January 7, 2021

woman holding cup of coffeeHave you ever felt like you were going 100 mph, doing all the things, but felt completely exhausted, burnt out, and wanting to collapse?