On behalf of Pope Francis, Bishop Michael Olson bestowed the Benemerenti Medal on 15 Catholic faithful who have provided exceptional service to the Diocese of Fort Worth at a Mass Feb. 10 at St. Patrick Cathedral.
WICHITA FALLS — At first entry, the 33rd Annual Father Donlon Vocations Dinner held at the Knights of Columbus Council 1473 Hall in Wichita Falls on Saturday, Feb. 17, seemed to be the same as it has been every year: welcoming faces handed out bidding numbers; a pleasant aroma hinting at delicious food wafted through the air; beautiful flower centerpieces rested atop tables elegantly dressed in linen tablecloths; and elaborate vacation packages, sacred art pieces, and hand-crafted items were put on display for the auction.
(CNA) — Catholics are continuing to call for clemency for a convicted murderer in Texas who is facing execution amid an ongoing dispute over his guilty verdict.
(San Antonio, TX) – Catholic Life Insurance helped 69 Catholic Schools sell tickets to raise over $1.16 million during the 17th annual Catholic Schools Sweepstakes.
(OSV News) — On May 18-19, groups of eight young adults will leave San Francisco; New Haven, Connecticut; San Juan, Texas; and Itasca State Park in Minnesota.
From the Editor's Desk...
From lambs to lilies, this issue looks at signs and symbols of Easter. We also highlight Chrism Mass, an oft-overlooked liturgy during Holy Week that emphasizes the unity of the local and universal Church. Read features on Catholic schools: how little ones observe Lent, alums who return to their alma mater, and more.