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Decree of Dismissal of Reverend Mother Teresa Agnes (Gerlach) of Jesus Crucified, O.C.D.
June 1, 2023
Upon conclusion of an investigation initiated on April 24, 2023, the Most Reverend Michael F. Olson, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth and Pontifical Commissary of the Monastery in Arlington, Texas, found...
Reinstatement of daily Mass at the Carmel for the nuns of the Monastery
June 1, 2023
Given the time that has passed and now having completed the investigation into the grave misconduct of the Reverend Mother Teresa Agnes (Gerlach) of Jesus Crucified, O.C.D. ...
Bishop Olson Recognized and Acknowledged as Pope’s Representative in Carmelite Matter
May 31, 2023
Decree appointing the Most Reverend Michael F. Olson, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth, as Pontifical Commissary of the Monastery in Arlington, Texas.
Dicastery for Institute of Consecrated Life & Societies of Apostolic Life Decree
Statement to the Faithful of the Diocese of Fort Worth concerning the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas
May 16, 2023
Memo on Holy Communion from Bishop Olson
August 18, 2022
Bishop Michael Olson states he believes it prudent to continue the March 12, 2020 practice of receiving Holy Communion only under the one species of the Consecrated Host. He reminds the faithful that the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1377) teaches that “Jesus Christ is truly present whole and entire in each of the species and whole and entire in each of their parts, in such a way that the breaking of the bread does not divide Christ." Please click the link below to read the complete memorandum.
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Revised COVID-19 guidelines for parishes and gatherings outside of Mass
July 29, 2022
Very Rev. Jonathan Wallis, Vicar General of the Diocese of Fort Worth, has issued a new memorandum to priests, deacons, center, and parish staff, which revise the COVID-19 guidelines for parishes and gatherings outside of Mass. Please view the link below for complete guidelines.
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