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Pope Francis announces indulgence for National Prayer Vigil, Mass for Life

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

January 26, 2021

FORT WORTH — Pope Francis has issued a decree that faithful Catholics who participate virtually in the National Prayer Vigil for Life on January 28 or the National Mass for Life on January 29 will receive a plenary indulgence. 

Guardian minister on watch

On any given Sunday: parish security teams build community 

By Juan Guajardo
North Texas Catholic

January 12, 2021

FORT WORTH — On any given Sunday, Mark Hesselgrave steps into Good Shepherd Church in Colleyville ready to give up his life for his fellow parishioners attending Mass.

There's more to life: pro-life ministries debunk the pro-birth myth

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic 
January 13, 2021

Roxanna Young brings baby items to a carFORT WORTH —Pro-birther. Like most labels, it’s incomplete at best. In the case of pro-life ministries in the Diocese of Fort Worth, it’s counterfactual.

Respect Life Mass serves as counter to indifference, prevailing cultural norms

By Matthew Smith
North Texas Catholic
January 25, 2021

lady with baby and son at Jan 23 Respect Life MassKELLER — Diocese of Fort Worth officials canceled last year’s Respect Life Mass out of precaution due to the COVID-19 outbreak in North Texas. The Mass returned this year albeit with several differences from years previous.

Take 5 with Father: Mass is a beautiful thing

By Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic
January 22, 2021

Fr. Michael GrecoFORT WORTH — Meet Fr. Michael Greco, adjutant judicial vicar of the Tribunal, who is edified by the people he serves. 

Combining skills, passion, and faith, two women pursue careers with Church

By Sandra Engelland
North Texas Catholic 
January 13, 2021

Underwood and WebbFORT WORTH — Looking to use their passion and skills in serving God, two women left busy corporate careers that helped prepare them for new roles in the Advancement Foundation.

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.

The busyness solution - doing versus being

By Ali Hoffman
North Texas Catholic
January 7, 2021

woman holding cup of coffeeHave you ever felt like you were going 100 mph, doing all the things, but felt completely exhausted, burnt out, and wanting to collapse?