Bishop Olson celebrates Mass at Nolan

God's grace, power of prayer provide a lifeline in two local organ donations

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic

September 18, 2020

FORT WORTH — Family, faith, and prayer are the forces that helped Ron Holton go from receiving a life-threatening diagnosis to receiving a liver transplant in a manner of months. The 65-year-old said he now feels 30.

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

Rejuvenation and treasures mark Our Lady of the Holy Rosary's 100th anniversary

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic

September 8, 2020

CISCO — That COVID-19 precautions caused rescheduling Cisco’s Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish’s 100th anniversary celebration stirred disappointment, yes, but also anticipation and renewed purpose on the parts of Father Vijaya “VJ” Mareedu, SAC, and his parishioners.

Start strong, finish well: Meet diocesan nurse Nancy Eder

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
September 14, 2020

Nancy EderFORT WORTH — The title is long, and her days can be longer. Nancy Eder, RN, serves as the diocesan school nurse consultant and diocesan health advocate to the priests, an 11-word title that poses a challenge to squeeze on a business card.

Fr. Francisco Garces, OFM Cap., prior pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, dies

Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
September 22, 2020

Father Francisco Garces, OFM Cap.FORT WORTH — Loving, caring, trustworthy, calm, composed, and easy going are words used by friends and parishioners to describe Father Francisco Garces, OFM Cap.

A litany of saints with complicated employment histories

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic
August 21, 2020

Venerable Henriette DelilleUnemployment, toxic work environments, and poverty have been rampant during the 2020 pandemic.

Sister Megan Grewing, native of Muenster, renews temporary vows

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic 
September 1, 2020

Sister Megan GrewingSAN ANTONIO — Sister Megan Grewing, CDP, still has a prayer card from a high school Confirmation retreat hosted by Sacred Heart Parish in Muenster. 

Father Thu Nguyen appointed director of liturgy and worship

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic
September 11, 2020

Fr. Thu NguyenFORT WORTH — Before entering seminary, Fr. Thu Nguyen earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Tragedies in human medical experimentation

By Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, Ph.D.
North Texas Catholic
August 25, 2020

man giving a shot to anotherBetween 1932 and 1972, a series of highly unethical medical studies were performed on a group of 600 African Americans by doctors from the U.S. Public Health Service.