Fr. wallis at diocesan pre-synod

Diocese of Fort Worth produces, posts diocesan Synod document

By NTC Staff
North Texas Catholic

June 22, 2022

FORT WORTH — The Diocese of Fort Worth has drafted the diocesan Synod document which presents the major topics from 121 listening sessions held across the 28-county diocese. 

bISHOP Olson blesses ground

"Christ will make it His Church," said Bishop Olson at Comanche groundbreaking

By Susan Moses

North Texas Catholic
June 21, 2022

COMANCHE — Imagine if half the congregation at Sunday Mass watched the sacred liturgy through a window.
 

Fort Worth Diocese saves lives through blood donations

By Michelle McDaniel
North Texas Catholic 
June 23, 2022

blood donation in progressFORT WORTH — Through blood drives with Carter BloodCare, Catholics in the Diocese of Fort Worth have contributed significantly toward the nonstop need for available blood supply in local communities.. 

Bishop Olson responds to Supreme Court's overturn of Roe

By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service
June 24, 2022

crying prolife protestorsWASHINGTON — In a 5-4 decision June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion in this country.

Arlington parishioners cloak Uvalde survivors in warmth and prayer

By Juan Guajardo
North Texas Catholic
June 22, 2022

pile of prayer shawlsARLINGTON — For longtime St. Vincent de Paul parishioner Dan Mathys, taking a 12-hour round trip drive to Uvalde was just the right thing to do.

A grateful celebrant: Father Mel Bessellieu marks 25 years of priesthood

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
June 14, 2022

fR. mEL BessellieuBURLESON — Mel Bessellieu had “no idea why” he felt called to become Catholic, but he knew one thing: “I knew the Catholics had something, and I wanted that, but I couldn’t put my finger on it,” he thought. 

Hymn of love: Sister Marie Thérèse professes her solemn vows

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic 
June 2, 2022

Sister Marie ThereseARLINGTON – On May 31, the chapel of the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington resonated with a choir of voices singing Tình Khúc, or “hymn of love,” a Vietnamese hymn inspired by St. Teresa of Avila.

Father Anthony Chandler named interim CEO of Catholic Charities

By NTC Staff
North Texas Catholic 
June 15, 2022

Father Anthony ChandlerFORT WORTH — Beginning June 27, Father Anthony Chandler will serve as interim CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth.