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Office of the Bishop

The Chancery includes those offices and persons who directly assist the Bishop in the pastoral and administrative governance of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth. The Chancery, on behalf of the bishop, expedites canonical matters; collects and preserves diocesan and parish records; assists parishes and priests with civil matters; maintains files; collects statistical information for the Diocese; facilitates communications with other dioceses and the Vatican; and directs inquirers to appropriate sources.

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Michael F. Olson, STD, MA
Bishop of Fort Worth


The Catholic Center; St. Partick Cathedral

(1200)   [Edit Contact]

E. James Hart
Chancellor and Moderator of the Curia


The Catholic Center

(1150)   [Edit Contact]

Juan Rivero
Vicar General


The Catholic Center

(1140)   [Edit Contact]

Mary Goosens
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer

The Catholic Center

(1130)   [Edit Contact]

Thomas J. Craig
Chairman of Diocesan Mission Council
Diocesan Director of Propagation of the Faith

Catholic Center, Fort Worth

(1120)   [Edit Contact]

Don Warner
Director of Liturgy & Worship
Director of Deacons
Director of Chaplaincy

The Catholic Center; St. Patrick Cathedral, Fort Worth

(1010)   [Edit Contact]

Juan Rendon
Director of the Permanent Deacon Formation


The Catholic Center

(1005)   [Edit Contact]

Rigoberto Leyva
Coordinator of Pastoral Formation

Our Lady of Lourdes, Mineral Wells

The Catholic Center

(1000)   [Edit Contact]

James Wilcox
Director of Vocations
Campus Chaplain for TCU

The Catholic Center

(0925)   [Edit Contact]

Kim Brown
Associate Director for Vocations


The Catholic Center

(0920)   [Edit Contact]

Yolanda Cruz, SSMN
Delegate for Women Religious


The Catholic Center

(0900)   [Edit Contact]

Cynthia Sturns
Executive Assistant to the Bishop


The Catholic Center

(0070)   [Edit Contact]

Sheila Haase
Executive Assistant to the Vicar General & Moderator of the Curia


The Catholic Center

(0065)   [Edit Contact]

Timothy Walker
Executive Assistant to the CFO/COO


The Catholic Center

(0063)   [Edit Contact]

Sarah J. Penuela
Administrative Assistant for Vocations


The Catholic Center

(0061)   [Edit Contact]

Josie Castillo
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Associate for Women Religious

The Catholic Center

(0060)   [Edit Contact]


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