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May 26, 2016

 

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e-Bulletin Statement of Purpose

e-Bulletin is Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth’s electronic newsletter to communicate news and information from the Diocese, its departments and its ministries to diocesan, parish and school employees as well as select volunteers. Diocesan department directors are responsible for generating information for e-Bulletin and ensuring that the content is within diocesan rules and policies.

Diocesan Communications Director Pat Svacina,
, 817-945-9420

 
Declaración de Propósito del e-Bulletin

e-Bulletin es un boletín informativo electrónico de la Diócesis Católica de Fort Worth para brindar noticias e información de la Diócesis, sus departamentos y ministerios a los empleados de la Diócesis, las parroquias y las escuelas. Los Directores de los departamentos son los responsables de generar la información que será publicada en el e-Bulletin.

Director de Comunicaciones, Pat Svacina a
, o al teléfono .817-945-9420

 


 

VAP Weekend, June 24-26, 2016

Is God calling you? The Vocation Awareness Program is a weekend opportunity for you to listen and find out more information about Priesthood and the religious life. The Vocation Awareness Program helps single Catholic men and women, ages 18-40, find answers to questions they may have about life as a Priest, Sister, or Brother. The weekend includes presentations, panel discussions, question and answer sessions, one-on-one personal conferences with diocesan and order Priests, Sisters, and Brothers who volunteer to serve as staff. There are no fees, private rooms and meals are furnished, and no one will pressure you or seek commitment. Registration is available at http://www.vapinfo.org/ For more information contact Fr. James Wilcox at 817-945-9320, or Kim Brown at .

VAP Flyer

 


 

Creighton Model FertilityCare Practitioner Informational Meeting

Would you like to help guide women and couples to a better understanding their fertility? Would you like to help couples learn a moral way to plan their families?  Do you want to provide real answers and solutions for infertility and health issues?

Please join us for an informational meeting to learn more about the process of becoming a Creighton Model FertilityCare Practitioner.  Ask questions and discern if this is for you. Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Ministry director Chris Vaughan will be one of the speakers at the session. The meeting will be held Thursday, June 9  from 7 to  8:30 p.m. at the  Grapevine Birth Center, 409 W. Wall St., Grapevine.  For more information, please contact Mandy Cox at . Flyer

 


 

Californian Organ Available

A member of Immaculate Conception Parish would like to donate a small organ (37 inches in height -  43 ½ inches wide -  23 ½ inches deep) that belonged to her mother. The organ is a Californian 262 by Thomas and is in good condition. Any parish or school interested in the organ can contact Father Tim Thompson at .

 


 

St. John Paul II Institute to host Sacred Music Workshop for Liturgical Ministers

ALL MUSIC AND LITURGICAL MINISTERS

There is still time to register for Fr. Thu Nguyen’s workshop on Sacred Music, May 28.  Because Fr. Thu’s mother is seriously ill, there will not be a second day of workshop as originally planned.  Participants will still receive a certificate from the St. John Paul II Institute.  The workshop will be held in St. George Church (Belknap and Maurice Sts., Fort Worth) from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 

There is no cost for the workshop, but participants are asked to preregister by contacting Irma Jimenez (, 817-945-9354).  There will be a small fee for those who come to the workshop without pre-registering. 

Sacred Music Workshop Flyer

 


 

Para los Ministros Litúrgicos

El padre Hector Magallón, CORC, dará un taller titulado “Visión General del Ministerio Litúrgico: Enfoque sobre los Diferentes Servicios de la Misa”.  Se conoce el padre Magallón por su capacidad de articular el misterio de la liturgia.  El taller tendrá lugar el sábado, 11 de junio, 9-11:30 a.m., en la Iglesia Inmaculado Corazón de María, 201 Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth (al fondo). No hay cuota de entrada, pero si un participante viene al taller sin registrarse previamente, se le cobrará $5. Comuníquese con Irma Jiménez para inscribirse a los talleres del sábado , 817-945-9354.

 


 

LA PROFESORA PÍA SEPTIÉN DARÁ LAS CHARLAS DEL PROGRAMA JP2 DEL VERANO

La profesora Pía Septién presentará cuatro discursos sobre el mal en la Biblia desde el 13 al 16 de junio en la parroquia de Todos los Santos. Todos son invitados. Los discursos son partes del programa del verano del Instituto San Juan Pablo II (JP2).

Cada verano JP2 presenta un programa de charlas teológicas y talleres de ministerio durante el mes de junio.  Su propósito es levantar el conocimiento y el espíritu de todos los fieles, particularmente los ministros laicos, en la diócesis. Este año se llama el programa “Una Pasión para Servir”.

La Sra. Septién ha enseñado por muchos años en la Universidad de Dallas. Su mayor interés es el estudio de la Biblia. Ha preparado las charlas 1) la creación y el mal (personal, familiar, comunal, social); 2) la enseñanza de Jesús sobre estar dependientes del mal; 3) las actitudes apropiadas de los seguidores de Jesús; y 4) las ayudas espirituales a la disposición de los fieles.

La Iglesia de Todos Los Santos está en 214 NW 20th St., Fort Worth.  Las charlas comenzarán a las 7 y terminarán por las 9 cada noche.  Son para todos. La entrada es gratis. 

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St. John Paul II Institute to offer workshop to Pastoral Ministers on Spiritual Care to the Dying

On Saturday, June 11, 9-11:30 a.m., Ms. Theresa Luby will present a workshop entitled Spiritual Care at the End of Life: Assistance to the Dying and their Loved Ones.  Ms. Luby has been a hospice chaplain for many years and is well-versed in theology and Scripture.  Her workshop will be a valuable introduction to work with the dying and a significant refresher for those who are already involved in the ministry.  The workshop will take place at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church’s Education Building, 201 W. Thornhill Dr., Fort Worth.  Admission is free for all who pre-register (; 817-945-9354).

End of Life Workshop Flyer

 


 

Para los Ministros Pastorales

El psicólogo Sergio Váldez-Ocobachi dará un taller matutino-vespertino titulado “Aspectos Psicológicos del Ministerio Familiar: Cómo Ayudar a las Parejas Enfrentar Dificultades Relacionales y Generacionales”.  Será una oportunidad para aprender modos de ayudar a parroquianos con dificultades matrimoniales y familiares.  El taller tendrá lugar el sábado, 11 de junio, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., en la Iglesia Inmaculado Corazón de María, 201 Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth (al fondo). No hay cuota de entrada, pero si un participante viene al taller sin registrarse previamente, se le cobrará $5. Comuníquese con Irma Jiménez para inscribirse a los talleres del sábado , 817-945-9354.

 


 

St. John Paul II Institute to offer workshop to Social Service Ministers on the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

On Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Mr. Paul Crnkovich, Director of Parish Relations (Catholic Charities, Fort Worth), will present a workshop entitled “Mercy in Body and Spirit: Expanding Social Ministry.”  Mr. Crnkovich has been working hard to integrate the social ministry of Catholic Charities into regular parish life.  The workshop will take place at the Catholic Charities Building, 249 W. Thornhill Dr., Fort Worth.  Admission is free for all who pre-register (; 817-945-9354).

Corporal Works of Mercy Workshop Flyer

 


 

Para los Ministros Sociales

El señor Richard González dará un taller titulado “César Chávez, Profeta de la Dignidad Humana: La Importancia de su Vida para el Ministerio Hispano”.  El señor González ha escrito un libro sobre César Chávez, el más famoso mexicano-americano del siglo veinte. El taller tendrá lugar el sábado, 18 de junio, 9-11:30 a.m., en la Iglesia Inmaculado Corazón de María, 201 Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth (al fondo). No hay cuota de entrada, pero si un participante viene al taller sin registrarse previamente, se le cobrará $5. Comuníquese con Irma Jiménez para inscribirse a los talleres del sábado , 817-945-9354.

 


 

St. John Paul II Institute to offer workshop to Catechists on Effective Catechesis

On Saturday, June 18, noon–3 p.m., Ms. Anne Poplin, a retired educator and current RCIA director, will give a workshop entitled “Catechetical Strategies: How to Make Religious Education More Effective.”  The workshop will be very helpful for catechists looking for ways to help especially young children.  It will take place at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church’s Education Building, 201 W. Thornhill Dr., Fort Worth.  Admission is free for all who pre-register (; 817-945-9354).

Catechetical Strategies Flyer

 


 

Para los Ministros Catequéticos

El padre Carmelo Mele, O.P., dará un taller titulado “Estrategias Catequéticas: Cómo hacer la Educación Religiosa más Efectiva”.  Se intenta el taller dar ayuda a los catequistas que no tienen mucha experiencia en el aula.  El padre Carmelo es director del Instituto San Juan Pablo II.  El taller tendrá lugar el sábado, 18 de junio, 12:30-3 p.m., en la Iglesia Inmaculado Corazón de María, 201 Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth (al fondo). No hay cuota de entrada, pero si un participante viene al taller sin registrarse previamente, se le cobrará $5. Comuníquese con Irma Jiménez para inscribirse a los talleres del sábado , 817-945-9354.

 


 

CCHD’S RALPH MCCLOUD TO GIVE THEOLOGY TALKS IN ENGLISH, JUNE 22-24

Ralph McCloud, the director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, will present this year’s theology lectures for the St. John Paul II Institute (JP2).  Mr. McCloud, a Fort Worth native, has been director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development for almost a decade.  McCloud served as diocesan director of Peace and Justice and was a member of the Fort Worth City Council before moving to Washington, D.C.

McCloud will speak on the “The Elections, the Church, and the Poor.”  As a leader at the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, formerly active in politics, and a champion of the poor, he will have helpful insights this year with the economy occupying a front and center place.

Each summer as part of its outreach to the whole diocese, JP2 presents a program featuring weekday talks of theological importance and weekend workshops on special interests in ministry.  This year’s program, entitled “A Passion to Serve,” has lectures and four workshops in English and Spanish.  It is meant for everyone in the diocese, not only JP2 students.

The talks will be held June 22-24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 6150 Pershing, Fort Worth. All are invited to attended this free enrichment session.

There is no admission charge.  The public is cordially invited to attend.

The Elections, the Church, and the Poor flyer

 


 

Quo Vadis? Vocations Discernment Retreat, July 6-8, 2016

Quo Vadis? is a Vocation Discernment Retreat for High School Young Men to begin considering their vocation from God by hanging out with priests and seminarians! It will be a spiritually awesome weekend. Venue will be at Lone Oak Retreat Center in Gainesville beginning on July 6, 2016 10:00AM. Parents are welcome to join for Mass and closing of the retreat on July 8, 2016 from 5:00PM- 7:00PM. Space is limited to the first 20 high school young men to register. More information and registration is available at http://www.fwdioc.org/quo-vadis.

Quo Vadis? Flyer

 


 

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 Mary of Namur, Kingdom of God Sisters, & the Hermanas Catequistas Guadalupans. Space is limited to the first 50 High School girls to register. More information and registration is available at http://www.fwdioc.org/nun-run.

Nun Run Flyer

 


 

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House Summer Retreats

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House,  600 N. Shady Shores Drive, Lake Dallas, is offering several summer retreats for men and women. Relax and take time for yourself, be renewed and draw closer to God at a serene setting located on Lake Lewisville:

June 17-19 (Friday-Sunday) Open/Mixed 2-Day Silent Retreat for men and women.

July 21-24 (Thursday-Sunday) Women's 3-Day Silent Retreat: Director Fr. Chris Schroeder, S.J.

5-7 de agosto - Hombres y Muyeres

August 12-14 (Friday-Sunday) Open/Mixed 2-Day Silent Retreat for men and women

August 19-21 (Friday-Sunday) AA Women's 2-Day Silent Retreat: Director Sr. Cathy Cahil

 

 

Advancement Foundation May "AT-A-Glance E-Newsletter"

Please enjoy this May version of the At-A-Glance Advancement Foundation E-Newsletter.

AT-A-GLANCE Newsletter Pilgrimage Flyer

 


 

CCFW: What's Happening

An informative email newsletter from Catholic Charities of Fort Worth.

View email newsletter (May 26, 2016)

 


 

Bulletin Inserts Links

 

Creighton Model FertilityCare Practioner Flyer

Women's Religious Life: Bulletin announcement. Nun Run Flyer

VAP Bulleton announcement

VAP Flyer

Quo Vadis? Flyer

 

 

JPII Institute Flyers:

Sacred Music Workshop Flyer

End of Life Workshop Flyer

Corporal Works of Mercy Workshop Flyer

Catechetical Strategies Flyer

The Elections, the Church, and the Poor Flyer

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Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House Summer Retreats:

June 17-19 (Friday-Sunday) Open/Mixed 2-Day Silent Retreat for men and women.

July 21-24 (Thursday-Sunday) Women's 3-Day Silent Retreat: Director Fr. Chris Schroeder, S.J.

5-7 de agosto - Hombres y Muyeres

August 12-14 (Friday-Sunday) Open/Mixed 2-Day Silent Retreat for men and women

August 19-21 (Friday-Sunday) AA Women's 2-Day Silent Retreat: Director Sr. Cathy Cahil

 

Italy Pilgrimage Printable Flyer

Our Mother of Mercy doors schedule

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Diocesan Employment Opportunities

 

Full-Time:  View full-time job descriptions

  • Science/Mathematics Teacher, Cassata Catholic High School, Fort Worth
  • Middle School Social Studies Teacher
  • Middle School ELA Teacher, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls
  • Food Service Manager, Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, Lake Dallas
  • Campus Ministry Director, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth
  • Bookkeeper, St. John the Apostle Parish, North Richland Hills
  • Facility Manager, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Keller
  • Dual Language Immersion Preschool Teacher, All Saints Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Early Childhood Teacher, St. George Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Elementary Classroom Teacher, All Saints Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Spanish Teacher (Grades 6-8), St. Joseph Catholic School, Arlington
  • Assistant Principal, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls
  • Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry, Good Shepherd Parish, Colleyville

 

  • Fifth/Sixth Grade Teacher, Immaculate Conception Catholic School, Denton
  • Stewardship Coordinator, St. Michael Catholic Church, Bedford
  • Spanish Teacher, St. George School, Fort Worth
  • Learning Lab Teacher, St. George, Fort Worth
  • Technology Teacher, All Saints Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Latin Teacher, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls
  • Spanish Choir Director, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Arlington
  • After School Care Worker, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • Organist, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cleburne
  • Deaf Ministry Interpreters Needed, Diocese of Fort Worth

 


 

Diocesan Calendar

The Diocesan Electronic Calendar is a listing of major events and activities at the Diocese as well as in parishes and schools. Parishes and schools may submit information that may be of interest to individuals outside of a parish or school for inclusion on the diocesan electronic calendar with a hotlink to details if appropriate.

Diocesan calendar

 

El Calendario de la Diócesis

El Calendario Electrónico de la Diócesis es una lista de los principales eventos y actividades en la Diócesis, así como en las parroquias y las escuelas. Las parroquias y las escuelas podrán presentar información que pueda ser de interés para las personas fuera de la parroquia o de la escuela para que se pueda incluir en el calendario electrónico de la Diócesis con un enlace directo a la información, si procede.

Calendario diocesano

 

 

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