crucifix at Montserrat

Don't give up on Lent: Use these 40 days to grow in holiness

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

March 2, 2021

By the time you read this, we are at least two weeks into Lent. But perhaps you feel like we are closing in on a year of Lent.

two girls look at snow

Weather the storm - local Catholics reach out to help their neighbor

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

March 1, 2021

FORT WORTH — Years from now, when people think back on the frigid blast of winter that swept across Texas in 2021, many will remember the discomfort of sitting in a dark, chilly home waiting for the lights and heat to come on. 

 

Going the distance - Fr. Zachary Burns, TOR, on his 100-mile trail run

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
March 3, 2021

Fr. Zachary Burns, TORCOLLEYVILLE —  The morning Mass celebrated by Fr. Zachary Burns, TOR, on February 6 was remarkable for a few reasons.

Lifting students up: Cassata High School offers individualized alternative

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic
February 5, 2021

Cassata studentFORT WORTH — CNA Staff (CNA)  Catholics across the globe will take part in an online prayer marathon on Monday marking the world day of prayer against trafficking.

“I was nothing; now I am a Catholic.” Bishop James Healy

By Sean M. Wright
North Texas Catholic
February 23, 2021

Bishop James HealyIn 1966, Pope St. Paul VI ordained Father Harold Perry auxiliary bishop of New Orleans. President Lyndon Johnson, along with religious and civil leaders across the nation, lauded the appointment of a Black bishop.

Not just for kicks - Nolan Lady Viking soccer shoots for goals on and off field

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic 
February 2, 2021

Lady Viking soccerFORT WORTH — He’s won more than 400 games as the women’s soccer coach at Nolan Catholic High School and led the Lady Vikings to 17 TAPPS state finals, but that’s not how Jay Fitzgerald measures success.

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.

Young men invited to Lenten discernment nights

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
February 12, 2021

tabernacle at St. PatrickFORT WORTH —  High school and college-aged men are invited to a series of Lenten discernment nights which will begin with a Holy Hour at 6 p.m. followed by a free dinner and discussion on prayer, seminary life, and the priesthood.