nOLAN Graduate receives diploma

Eastland's St. Francis Xavier Parish reaches milestone anniversary

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic

July 22, 2020

EASTLAND — The terms “tight-knit community” and “service minded” arise again and again when Father Vijaya “VJ” Mareedu, SAC, and others at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Eastland are asked about their parish and town.

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Protections against predatory loans rescinded, but Vincentians offer alternative

By Joan Kurkowski-Gillen
North Texas Catholic

July 20, 2020

FORT WORTH — “As a teacher I knew better but, at the time, it was all I could do.”

D-FW is a major hub for human trafficking, and here's how to fight it

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic 
July 15, 2020

silhouette of a womanFORT WORTH — Stopping human trafficking through education and smart interventions is the goal of a new program in the Diocese of Fort Worth. “Human trafficking is a modern way to say slavery,” said Dr. Kim Robinson.

Panelists at CCFW forum share pandemic's impact on vulnerable

By Mary Lou Seewoester
North Texas Catholic
July 17, 2020

man in car getting coronavirus testFORT WORTH — “It’s been said that when America catches a cold, the Black community gets pneumonia,” Bob Ray Sanders told the Second Annual Inclusion Forum hosted virtually by Catholic Charities Fort Worth on July 13.

#IgiveCatholic raises awareness, gives opportunity to give thanks, give back

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
July 9, 2020

student at St. George Catholic SchoolFORT WORTH — Faithful in North Texas will soon be able to tap into a convenient, community-driven way of giving financial support to local Catholic parishes, nonprofits, and schools.

True to the mission: Gabe Gutierrez named TCU campus minister

By Kiki Hayden
North Texas Catholic 
July 20, 2020

Gabe GutierrezFORT WORTH — In the TCU Newman Center on Berry Street, a former retail space with horned-frog purple walls, Gabe Gutierrez is getting acclimated to his new office and position as TCU campus minister.

Father Pedro Martinez, a new shepherd for the flock

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

Father Pedro MartinezKELLER — God’s flock is in your midst. Give it a shepherd’s care” (1 Pt 5:2). 

Latest pastoral letter reinforces safety measures for public celebration of Mass

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
June 26, 2020

Bishop OlsonFORT WORTH  — Responding to the upturn in COVID-19 cases in the state of Texas, Bishop Michael Olson reinforced the safety protocols put into place the weekend of May 2-3, when the 91 parishes of the diocese reopened for public celebration of the Mass.