A boy after communion at the Respect Life Mass

Respect Life Mass serves as counter to indifference, prevailing cultural norms

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic

January 25, 2021

KELLER — Diocese of Fort Worth officials canceled last year’s Respect Life Mass out of precaution due to the COVID-19 outbreak in North Texas. The Mass returned this year albeit with several differences from years previous.

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.

There's more to life: pro-life ministries debunk the pro-birth myth

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
January 13, 2021

Roxanna Young brings baby items to a carFORT WORTH —Pro-birther. Like most labels, it’s incomplete at best. In the case of pro-life ministries in the Diocese of Fort Worth, it’s counterfactual.

Take 5 with Father: Mass is a beautiful thing

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
January 22, 2021

Fr. Michael GrecoFORT WORTH — Meet Fr. Michael Greco, adjutant judicial vicar of the Tribunal, who is edified by the people he serves. 

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

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic
January 7, 2021

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

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.

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.

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?