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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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‘Let’s Talk With Lydia’ Ending at St. Vincent Pallotti Church

Editor’s Note: The following article by Loretta Fulton first was published in the West Texas Angelus, the newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of San Angelo. By Loretta Fulton Every priest serving St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church in Abilene since 1985 has at one time or another said the same words when confronted with an issue that needed a decision. “Let’s

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Churches, Ministries Continue with Mask Requirement

By LORETTA FULTON Many churches. ministries, and religious institutions are continuing with COVID-19 protocols, including wearing a mask, despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement that the statewide mask mandate will be lifted effective Wednesday, March 10. The governor’s order also allows restaurants to return to 100 percent seating capacity, effective March 10. Reactions to the governor’s announcement vary from “it’s too

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Bishop Lifts Fasting Obligations

News ReleaseCatholic Diocese of San Angelo For Catholics in the Diocese of San Angelo, Bishop Michael Sis has dispensed from the obligation of fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, and Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.This is because of the conditions of the current winter storm.  Many people are without electricity, water, and heat, and driving conditions are hazardous

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