Bishop Olson reaffirms safety precautions for public celebration of Mass in Sept. 25 pastoral letter

FORT WORTH — Almost five months after the 91 parishes of the Diocese of Fort Worth reopened for public celebration of the Mass the weekend of May 2-3, Bishop Michael Olson issued a pastoral letter reaffirming the safety protocols put into practice and thanking the faithful  for their patience and compliance in safeguarding the health of the community.

Father Francisco Garces, OFM Cap., longtime pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, dies at 94

Father Francisco Graces

FORT WORTH — Loving, caring, trustworthy, calm, composed, and easy going are words used by friends and parishioners to describe Father Francisco Garces, OFM Cap.

God's grace and the power of prayer provide a lifeline in two local organ donations

FORT WORTH — Family, faith, and prayer are the forces that helped Ron Holton go from receiving a life-threatening diagnosis to receiving a liver transplant in a manner of months. The 65-year-old said he now feels 30, just two years after the gift.