Circumstances change but Confirmation continues for youth in Decatur, Jacksboro, and Bridgeport

DECATUR  Was she about to faint? Clarissa Salinas was afraid she might. After months of preparation, the junior at Decatur High School was about to be interviewed by Father Reehan Soosai Antony, SAC, to determine if she was ready for Confirmation.

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.