North Texas Catholic: Pascal Siakam: How a Toronto Raptors star got his start in seminary (June 2019)
“Siakam is not like most NBA players. He’s played basketball for only nine years. He grew up preferring soccer. And when he first put on a jersey to shoot hoops, Siakam was a seminarian in Cameroon.”
Philosophy professor Dr. William Frank does not actively search for beauty, yet he finds it all around him in nature. Learn more about how his hobby draws him to beauty.
Learn more about the importance of Middle School Rallies.
North Texas Catholic: Local students win 2018 national art contest, and submissions accepted for 2019 (December 2018)
Learn more about how two young Fort Worth artists had their work displayed in the nation’s capital during Advent and Christmas. The artwork of the two grand prize winners was reproduced as the organization’s Christmas cards.
“Nearly 150 young artists entered the diocese’s annual MCA (Missionary Childhood Association Art Contest) last year. Out of the participants ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade, three winners were selected, each receiving a cash prize.”
North Texas Catholic: Carolyn Jones, assistant director of finance, retires after 28 years (November 2018)
“It’s time for me to do something different with my life. I kind of figured it was a God thing that brought me here, so I’m relying on Him to direct me,” Jones said. “Perspective changes.”
North Texas Catholic: Robotics competitions teach Catholic homeschoolers engineering and much more (October 2018)
Learn about this Catholic, homeschooled Robotics Team.
North Texas Catholic: Following the Spirit: the Del Castillo family’s first nine months as missionaries in Peru (October 2018)
Read the story of the missionary family who sold their belongings to live in the impoverished country of Peru.
“The workshop aims to encourage and strengthen parents by giving directors, coordinators, and catechists better training regarding those with special needs. ‘I worked specifically in the autism and Asperger’s field for 10 years before coming to the diocese, so this is a big issue for me,’ Whitehead said.”
According to 40 Days for Life, since the campaign began in 2007, 14,643 lives have been reported to have been saved, 177 abortion workers have quit their jobs, and 96 abortion centers have closed. “Ask yourself, ‘do I believe that God can work miracles out here?’” Muyaka said.