Beirut blast hits close to home for Lewisville pastor of Our Lady of Lebanon Church

Father Assaad ElBasha

LEWISVILLE — The explosion of ammonium nitrate that leveled Beirut, Lebanon, killing at least 154 people and injuring thousands more on August 4, hit close to home for Maronite Father Assaad ElBasha, pastor of Our Lady of Lebanon Church in Lewisville.

Rachel Ministries virtual retreat provides healing from post-abortive spiritual and emotional pain

woman looks into distance

FORT WORTH — Experts say spiritual trauma caused by abortion affects men and women, young and old, often leading to grief, shame, and depression that can last decades. 

Miracle child’s dad tells local Catholics that Knights founder’s intercession saved baby’s life

FORT WORTH — Expecting their 13th child in 2015, Daniel and Michelle Schachle received devastating news. Still adjusting to a diagnosis of Down syndrome gleaned from early prenatal tests, the couple was told their unborn son had severe fetal hydrops.