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Bishop’s “Life on the Chrism Trail” Video Series to Debut

Life on the Chrism Trail

April 13, 2019
by Susan Moses
North Texas Catholic

Bishop Michael Olson will launch a video series, “Life on the Chrism Trail,” with a short commentary about Holy Week. The first in the series will be released Saturday, April 13, on the Diocese of Fort Worth’s website, social media pages, and via email list.

Bishop Olson said, “These videos are a means, I hope, for me to teach and encourage the faithful priests, deacons, religious, and laity of the diocese in my office as the bishop.”

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Retiring teacher's service to her students rewarded with gift to Hawaii

Pat Cooper (middle), sits with Michelle LaGroue (left) and Stephanie LaGroue (right)

April 16, 2019
By Marty Sabota
North Texas Catholic

FORT WORTH — While at 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Andrew Parish before heading to a fundraising auction, mother of six Michelle LaGroue reflected on how much Catholic schools have meant to her family.

Her youngest is about to graduate from St. Andrew Catholic School and this would be her last of many school auction appearances.

Suddenly, she had an epiphany. She decided to purchase a $100 golden ticket for a drawing that allowed the winner to pick any live auction prize — not for herself, but for a cherished kindergarten teacher...

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Diocese of Fort Worth's continued effort to strengthen the safety posture at our parishes and schools
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Statement by Bishop Michael F. Olson regarding Conviction of a Volunteer for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
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Statement Regarding the Laicization of Theodore E. McCarrick
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Pastoral Letter Regarding the Release of Names by Other Texas Dioceses and Why the Diocese of Fort Worth Has Made Public the Names of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minors Since 2007
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People taking a Safe Environment class. Safe Environment

Safe Environment

The Office of Safe Environment is committed to protecting vulnerable children, youths, and adults in the Diocese of Fort Worth, and is in the process of implementing an enhanced safe environment program that strengthens the protection of minors and vulnerable adults.
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