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.


The first martyr: Franciscan friar Juan de Padilla and his mourners passed this way 500 years ago

Juan de Padilla

By now, you already know that we have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of Fort Worth. Did you realize, however, that the Catholic history of our diocese can be traced back nearly 500 years?


Enfolding all of you: parents of seminarians enter the journey

Gary and Joann McCracken

One evening at a pizzeria, Isaac McCracken announced to his parents that he was applying to seminary.


Priest's treasured chalice resurfaces after going missing for five years

Father Jeff Dauses with paten and chalice

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CNS) — Like many people, the Rev. Shawn Brandon, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, has had more time on his hands while sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic, but little did he know he would solve a five-year mystery while cleaning out a closet in his Arnold, Maryland, church.


All together: Pallottine priests in the Diocese of Fort Worth

Fr. Prakash Dias

Symbolically, you might say that Society of Catholic Apostolate priests, better known as Pallottines, are part of the very DNA of Christ’s Church in the Diocese of Fort Worth.