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Jubilee Year of Mercy

Annual Diocesan Appeal

Bishop's Guild

Dec. 8, 2015 - Nov. 20, 2016

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World Youth Day

More than 200 youth and young adults are going on a once in a lifetime pilgrimage with Bishop Michael Olson for World Youth Day from July 19-August 1. Here you can find blog posts from participants and stories on all the events!

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Priest Care Fund Special Collection

Colecta Especial para el Fondo de Cuidado de los Sacerdotes


“Care for Those Who Care for Us”
“Cuidar de los que se dedican a nosotros”

Contributions to the annual Priest Care Fund Special Collection on August 6-7, 2016 will help support the expenses of medical and long-term care for our retired and infirmed priests. These expenses are in addition to what is covered by their insurance, income benefits or personal resources. Please give generously.

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Jubilee of Mercy


Jubilee of MercyJubilee of Mercy The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will be held from the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, December 8, 2015 to Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, on November 20, 2016. Visit the web page for more information on diocesan and parish events happening throughout the Year of Mercy.

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Bishop Michael F. Olson Statement on Dallas Attacks

July 8, 2016

It is abhorrent to injure directly or to murder any human being. When such violence is directed against members of law enforcement and aggravated by racial enmity, the harm to the fabric of our society is even more destructive and offensive. ...

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New Diocesan Assignments

April 24, 2016

Bishop Michael F. Olson has announced new assignments for the Diocese of Fort Worth.

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Retiro de Búsqueda

August 5-7, 2016

Este en un retiro de fin de semana en español para jóvenes solteros de 18 a 35 años de edad. Los asistentes tendrán un encuentro personal con Jesucristo, así como dinámicas y actividades en grupo. Este retiro será en Centro Diocesano de Formación y empieza el Viernes 5 de Agosto a las 6pm y termina el Domingo 7 de Agosto a las 3pm. Para mayores informes con Olivia 940-456-0115 or Flavio 817-793-1644.

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Nun Run for High School Girls

August 12-14, 2016

This event is FREE and open to all high school girls (9th-12th grade for the 2016-2017 school year) who want to learn about the religious life, discerning their vocation to religious life, or simply want to be open to God’s will in their life. The girls will have the chance to interact with the following groups: Carmelite Nuns, Dominican Sisters, Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Kingdom of God Sisters, & the Hermanas Catequistas Guadalupans.

Space is limited to the first 50 High School girls to register.

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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, ) or Fr. Carmen Mele, O.P. (817-945-9352, ).

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Catechetical presentations by Dr. Scott Hahn

September 9-10, 2016 Dr.Scott Hahn

All are welcome to attend two Catechetical Presentations by Dr. Scott Hahn at St. Patrick Cathedral’s Pastoral Center: Friday, September 9, Creed, Covenant & Conversion: Catechesis for the New Evangelization and Saturday, September 10,  The Father of Mercies and Evangelizing Catholics: The Joy of the Gospel and the New Evangelization. This event is hosted by the Diocese of Fort Worth. There is no cost to attend, but freewill offerings are appreciated.

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Alpha: Evangelization in a Catholic Context

September 14, 2016

AlphaAll are cordially invited to attend Alpha: Evangelization in a Catholic Context on Wednesday, September 14, at the following locations and times:

  • Catholic Center in Fort Worth - 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
  • St. Patrick Cathedral’s Pastoral Center - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Please register online by September 1st. This event is hosted by the Diocese of Fort Worth. There is no cost to attend, but freewill offerings are appreciated.

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Catherine of Siena Institute’s Spiritual Gift Discernment WorkshopLilly

October 25, 2016

All are invited to Catherine of Siena Institute’s spiritual gift discernment workshop on Tuesday, October 25, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Grapevine. The cost is $85 per person and includes a Spiritual Gift Inventory. Please register online by October 11th. This event is hosted by the Diocese of Fort Worth.

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A Taste of Italy: All-Inclusive Eleven-Day Escorted Trip

October 19-29, 2016

A Taste of Italy The Advancement Foundation Supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Presents: A TASTE OF ITALY! October 19-29, 2016 - This is an all-inclusive eleven-day escorted trip visiting Venice, Padua, Assisi, Florence, Rome and Pompeii. It will be the trip of a lifetime and is limited to the first 36 who register. Travel with us and there will be a Priest to say daily Mass at basilica’s all over Italy! It is fully escorted so all you have to do is pack and show up! The cost is $4877 double occupancy. Single supplement is $418. Passports, souvenirs and daily lunches are not included.

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