Bishop Olson celebrates Mass at Nolan

Diocesan schools, parishes, campus ministries celebrate Day of Prayer

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

September 11, 2020

FORT WORTH — In a society consumed by social unrest, division, and racial tension, North Texas Catholics carved time from their busy lives September 9 to pray for racial harmony and an end to civil discord.

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.

"Different doesn't mean bad" - schools open with comprehensive safety plans

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic 
August 27, 2020

BIOLOGY TEACHER MR. COXFORT WORTH — Beginning a new school year always involves a lot of thought, planning, and preparation. Beginning the school year in the middle of a global pandemic brings many more complicated issues for school officials in the Diocese of Fort Worth to address.

Sister Mary Frances Serafino, SSMN, educator, and mentor, dies at 90

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
September 14, 2020

woman looks into distanceFORT WORTH — Sr. Mary Frances Serafino, SSMN, spent her entire teaching career in Catholic school classrooms but only attended a Catholic school once. It was a year that changed her life forever.

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.