Tag Archives: Catholic Diocese of San Angelo

Catholics Celebrate Overturn of Roe v Wade

On Friday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion. Friday’s 6-3 ruling came in a case that originated in Mississippi styled Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.  Almost immediately, churches and other institutions began weighing in on the decision that reverses almost 50 years of federal protections for abortion. The

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Deacon Ordinations

Susan Pigott will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in a ceremony June 23 at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. Two local Catholics were ordained as deacons by Bishop Michael Sis of the Diocese of San Angelo on June 4. They were among 14 deacons ordained by Sis during a Mass held at the Dorothy Garrett

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‘Father Fred’ Gets Standing ‘O’ After Last Sermon at Holy Family

By LORETTA FULTON A standing ovation–make that a rousing standing ovation–isn’t something that’s often experienced in a Roman Catholic Mass. But Sunday, June 27, was special. And admirers of Msgr. Frederick G. Nawarskas, better known as “Father Fred,” made sure he knew it. It was Father Fred’s last Sunday as pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church and the congregation wanted

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