Severe weather prompts emergency response from church leaders as Lent begins

snowy street

CLEVELAND (CNS) — Below-zero temperatures, teeth-chattering wind chills and deep snow turned the southern Plains into an Arctic landscape, forcing Catholic Charities agencies to adopt emergency measures to get people to safety

Former All Saints pastor and community advocate, Fr. Stephen Jasso, TOR, dies at 88

FORT WORTH — Father Stephen Jasso, TOR, retired pastor of All Saints Catholic Church and much-respected advocate for the region’s growing Hispanic population, always taught by example. When debilitating illness robbed his speech and mobility, there were still lessons of faith to share.

Young men invited to Lenten discernment nights

tabernacle at St. Patrick Cathedral

FORT WORTH — High school and college-aged men are invited to a series of Lenten discernment nights which will begin with a Holy Hour at 6 p.m. followed by a free dinner and discussion on prayer, seminary life, and the priesthood.