Health care rooted in the Catholic Faith, Part 3: A Godsend for Cowtown

nurse dresses a baby

The arrival of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in 1885 to take over nursing duties at the local railroad infirmary provided nothing short of a miracle for the people of Fort Worth.


Health care rooted in the Catholic Faith, Part 2: God Bless Texas

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, the first person to heal the sick in the name of Christ in present-day Texas, had no intention of doing so when he set sail from Spain for the New World in June 1527 with the Pánfilo de Narváez Expedition.


Health care rooted in the Catholic Faith, Part 1: The Hospital

As we grow to appreciate the excellent medical care available in North Texas and the development of ever-expanding hospital districts, now is a good time to take note of just how it all evolved. 


Parents: Baby miraculously cured in utero, now 5, 'has changed our life'

Daniel and Michelle Schachle hold their son Mikey, 5

DICKSON, Tenn. (CNS) — Mikey Schachle, 5 years old, climbs onto a stump in the yard of his family's home in Dickson.


The hidden sacrament: pulling back the veil on the Anointing of the Sick

flagon of oil of the sick

The Anointing of the Sick is one of the most hidden sacraments in the life of the Church.