The prelate celebrated the second annual in-person and livestreamed Mass of Reparation for Sins of Sexual Abuse at St. Patrick Cathedral on April 25. The Mass helps close the Diocese of Fort Worth’s observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month which runs throughout the month of April.
Because of the tragic events in Ukraine, Pope Francis will lead an Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25, 2022, the Solemnity of the Annunciation. The Holy Father has invited all of the world’s bishops, priests, and laity to participate in the Act of Consecration at […]
We’ve all done things that have hurt others or made us regretful. Fortunately, the Church offers the healing benefits of sacramental confession, which can bring great peace and blessings. Confession is a powerful and necessary sacrament for us as we walk together toward holiness.
ARLINGTON — When Terri Schauf was 14, she was surprised to hear that her sister’s best friend, Angie, was pregnant at the age of 16. But she was even more surprised to hear what her mother told Angie: “Congratulations.”
“Faith begins with listening to God,” Bishop Michael Olson proclaimed from his pulpit at St. Patrick Cathedral during a Nov. 6 Mass during which seven men took major steps forward in their journeys toward the permanent diaconate.
With Halloween around the corner, it’s the time of year for all things spooky. Between scary movies and haunted houses, we at The Pillar started to wonder – what does the Church actually teach about haunted stuff?
Beautiful churches guide our gaze towards the majesty of God. Cozy, quiet chapels help us feel enveloped by Him. Our surroundings greatly affect our attention and direction in prayer — even Christ chose to pray alone in a garden. From sprawling ornamented chancels to the grave boughs of olive trees, our prayer is shaped by […]
While growing up, attending Mass was just part of the routine for Victoria Ramon in her close-knit family. But, in the fall of 2014, everything started to change. Read more at The North Texas Catholic.
“Michael Pazzaglini will retire from his seven-year tenure as CEO of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of North Texas on Sept. 30. Prior to his employment, Pazzaglini served as a volunteer for 17 years.”
“After last year’s cancellation of festivals and activities due to COVID-19, church and community members are now encountering a resurgence of events and activities to attend. This season, a number of fall festivals and carnivals will be held by local parishes to bring people together in celebration of each other and the arrival of Autumn.”