Former Episcopalians form community in anticipation of ordinariate, welcomed into Catholic Church

When Anglicanorum Coetibus, the Apostolic Constitution allowing members of the Anglican Communion to come into the Catholic Church and maintain many of their traditions in the form of personal ordinariates, was announced by Pope Benedict XVI in November of 2009, many local Episcopalians saw it as a calling to come into full communion with Rome.

Deacon Bob Stuart (1920-2011) cared for elderly and suffering

Deacon Robert Franklin Stuart, who served the Diocese of Fort Worth for almost 30 years, much of it at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Carrollton, died Jan. 16. “The best way to describe this dear sweet man is that Deacon Bob knew how to make others feel welcomed into our community through his handshake, smile, little jokes, friendly pat on the shoulder, and concern for our well being,” said Rosemary Manganilla, whose family has been members of St. Catherine since 1981.

Group of teens leads hundreds to live out their faith, defend life

WEATHERFORD -- Clouds loomed overhead and rain fell steadily as people bundled in raincoats, with umbrellas in hand, gathered to publicly spread a message that was the idea of a most unlikely group — a handful of teenagers.