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

Bishop Olson reaffirms safety precautions for public celebration of Mass

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

September 25, 2020

FORT WORTH — Almost five months after the 91 parishes of the Diocese of Fort Worth reopened for public celebration of the Mass, Bishop Michael Olson issued a pastoral letter reaffirming the safety protocols put into practice.

Fr. James Flynn, veteran and pastor, tells men to "put on the armor of Christ"

By Lance Murray
North Texas Catholic 
September 29, 2020

Father James FlynnKELLER — For thousands of years, there’s been a war underway between people of faith and Satan. And Father James Flynn says that men must don the breastplate of righteousness and set the tone for their families and society itself in fighting for the salvation of souls in a troubled world.

Take Five with Msgr. Francis Tawiah - a generous gardener

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
September 23, 2020

Father Francis TawiahLEWISVILLE — Meet Msgr. Francis Tawiah, parochial vicar of St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Lewisville. He tends to plants at the parish and his home, and he reflects on God as a generous gardener, casting seeds abundantly.

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.