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It is 11:54:03 PM
on Thursday, September 29, 2016
in Fort Worth.

Fr. William Komstedt, 1928-2016

Fr. William Komstedt, a retired Air Force chaplain and rector of St. Francis of Assisi, Willow Park, died at his home in Grand Junction, Colo., on Saturday. He is to be buried next week in Birmingham, Ala. Fr. Komstedt served at several parishes in the diocese before going to Willow Park, and he frequently combined parish work with hospital chaplaincy. The author of a booklet entitled “The Redemptive Side of Anger,” he is survived by his wife, Martha. They were married in 1948.

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Misìon Santa Cruz, Houston

Nearly 80 worshipers welcomed Bishop Iker on Sunday
to Misìon Santa Cruz in Houston, where Fr. Raphael Villareal
presented four confirmands for the laying on of hands. The
growing Hispanic congregation became a mission station
of the diocese in 2009.

April 19: Oral argument in Second Court of Appeals

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