Sr. Frances Vuillemin, SSMN, with Officer Green

Sr. Frances Vuillemin, SSMN, educator and prison minister, dies at 98

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

November 19, 2020

FORT WORTH — Whether it was a third grader struggling with math homework or a prison inmate with a troubled past, Sister Frances Joan Vuillemin, SSMN, offered encouraging words and guidance.

Cristo Rey student enters vehicle

Cristo Rey students, staff show flexibility, tenacity

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

November 10, 2020

FORT WORTH — In person classes? Remote learning? A hybrid? Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, school administrators have made tough decisions.

Beyond "I do" - Making marriage front, center, and sacramental

By Susan McFarland
North Texas Catholic 
November 11, 2020

Ron and Judy PeknyMarriage, just like life, has its ups and downs.

After the hour of our death: praying for and with our deceased loved ones

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic
October 29, 2020

tombstone cross with angelWhat does the Catholic Church teach about honoring and praying for (and with) our deceased loved ones? 

The saint who wore Nikes: what we can learn from Carlo Acutis

By Katie Hoffman
North Texas Catholic
October 30, 2020

Carlo AcutisWhen you think of the saints, you probably think of the big names — St. Francis of Assisi, St. Joseph, or St. Joan of Arc. 

Pastoral year offers seminarians firsthand lessons in ministry, outreach

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
November 6, 2020

Austin HoodenpyleLEWISVILLE — Austin Hoodenpyle can’t imagine formation to become a priest without experiencing a pastoral year.

Staying power: CCFW program helps students graduate

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic
November 6, 2020

hOANG pHAMFORT WORTH — Despite a global pandemic, the Catholic Charities Fort Worth program Stay the Course® not only met, but exceeded many of its 2020 goals.

New aquatics center at Nolan Catholic High School makes a splash

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
November 2, 2020

Nolan swimmerFORT WORTH — Katie Meili’s eyes welled up with tears as she viewed the state-of-the-art natatorium at Nolan Catholic High School for the first time.