Wednesday, December 18, 2019022The only water available to the people in the mountain region of Santa Maria in Jalapa, Guatemala, was bacteria-infested. Women and girls would spend as much as eight hours per day hauling the water for their families. They would walk an hour one way down a mountain slope, then trek back up carrying the water on their heads. This was a...
Monday, June 22, 20150122The Knights of Columbus are often referred to as “the strong right arm” of the Catholic Church. Across the Diocese of Dallas, that arm often grips a power tool, a spatula or simply helps provide a warm hug. About 10,700 members of the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service group are spread across the diocese among 55 councils.
Saturday, November 8, 2014048Tom Watters Sr. said he didn’t know what to expect on the autumn day in 1961 when he and fellow members of the U.S. Army Special Forces got word to gather in a field near Fort Bragg, N.C. They knew only that they were to await the arrival of the Commander in Chief, who had something for each of them.
Monday, June 24, 2013036At the end of each month, the Squires Circle and the Knights of Columbus Council at Holy Cross Catholic Church prepare breakfast as a fundraising program to help with their parish projects or to provide supplies to low-income students at an area elementary school.