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V Encuentro

Encuentro Discípulos Misioneros Testigos del Amor de Dios

Mark your calendars for the fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro) to be held on September 20-23, 2018, at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine.

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Bishop Michael F. Olson Pastoral Letter on Moratorium on Refugee Admittance

February 4, 2017

Bishop Michael F. Olson issued a pastoral letter on the recent executive order regarding a moratorium on refugee admittance which was read at all Masses in the Diocese.

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Bishop Michael F. Olson Fort Worth Star Telegram Op-ed

A op-ed by Bishop Michael F. Olson regarding the moratorium on refugee admittance appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

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Fort Worth Catholic Charities on Halt to Refugee Resettlement

Fort Worth Catholic Charities, the social agency for the Diocese of Fort Worth, expresses concern that a new presidential executive order regrading refugees seeking resettlement into the United States will have harmful effects on individuals and families who are vulnerable, experiencing persecution or other horrors and who are seeking a better life in the United States.

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USCCB Committee on Migration Chair Strongly Opposes Executive Order Because It Harms Vulnerable Refugee and Immigrant Families

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Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Statement on Border Security

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth respects the responsibility of the federal government to secure our borders and ensure the safety of our citizens for the common good.

We urge federal officials to consider the real needs of immigrant families as they implement border security measures. We also remind federal officials, as well as all citizens of the United States, that we are a welcoming nation; our legitimate responsibility to provide safe borders does not justify hostility and animus against families of immigrants. As we read in Leviticus 19:33-34 "When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien. The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God." Just and legal immigration is essential to the health and flourishing of our nation. As Catholics we will not close the door to our neighbor in need out of our fear and selfishness.

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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Read a statement by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on building a border security wall and other measures.

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Silver and Golden Anniversary Mass Celebration

Sunday, March 12, 2017 Silver and Golden Anniversary Mass

The Office of Marriage and Family Life will host the annual Silver and Golden Anniversary Mass Celebration Sunday, March 12 at 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Fort Worth for all couples who are celebrating their 25th and 50th wedding anniversary. All couples who have been married longer than 50 years are also welcome.

Bishop Michael F. Olson will preside at this special Mass which will include an opportunity for couples to renew their marriage vows and receive an anniversary blessing. A light reception with cake and punch will follow immediately following in the parish’s Family Life Center. Please RSVP by March 1 to Irma Jimenez at or call 817-945-9354.

 


 

Marian Dinner and Mass

May 31, 2017

Marian Dinner & Mass hosted by the Vocation’s Office for women age 15-45 discerning their vocation to Religious Life. The evening will begin with Mass at 6 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Church in Fort Worth, followed by dinner and discussions with Sisters from different Religious Orders. This event is free but you must RSVP by May 25 to Kim Brown, Associate Director of Vocations at or 940-727-8028.

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St. Francis de Sales Catechist Formation Program

St. Francis De SalesThe aim of the St. Francis De Sales Basic Catechist Formation Program is to form catechists. A catechist is a person who desires to teach the Catholic faith and become an effective witness of the Gospel. The primary emphasis of this program is to form faithful catechists. Throughout this journey, catechists will become familiar with basic catechetical concepts; understand the role of the liturgy, the RCIA process, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, proper methodology, lesson planning, and so forth in the areas of catechesis and catechetical instruction.

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Inscripción del Instituto Juan Pablo II para 2016-2017

The St. John Paul II Institute, the diocesan lay ministry formation school, is accepting registrations for both its basic two-year program and its third-year “deepening program.”
For more information, contact Ms. Irma Jimenez (817-945-9354, ).

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