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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Be a Part of the Solution: Get Vaccinated

Tarrant County officials have asked the Diocese of Fort Worth to distribute an informational flyer in three languages and videos on getting the COVID vaccination to ensure every resident knows the importance of receiving the vaccination. The information in this flyer is for residents of Tarrant County and the surrounding counties whose residents can be vaccinated at Tarrant County vaccination centers.

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Faithful outside the Greater Tarrant County area are urged to contact your county public health department to obtain similar information. The Texas Department of Health has communications tools that also are available to you.

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Coronavirus Precautions

Bishop Olson's Pastoral Letter Regarding Alteration of Protocols, Guidelines, and Other Liturgical Celebrations

"The alteration of protocols included with this letter address the celebration of Mass and other liturgies and other social and ministerial gatherings in our parishes and institutions. They update the protocols for Mass promulgated by the Office of the Vicar General in the memo of April 26, 2021 and the protocols for Gatherings Outside of Mass as promulgated by the Office of the Vicar General in the memo of December 21, 2020. These new protocols will be in effect from May 21, 2021 until further notice."

Complete pastoral letter (5-20-2021)


Guidelines for Celebration of Mass & Other Liturgical Celebrations (5-20-21)
Guidelines for Parish Gatherings Outside of Mass (5-20-2021)

Previous Pastoral Letters

Pastoral Letter (3-4-2021)
Pastoral Letter (12-14-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (12-14-2020)
Pastoral Letter (9-25-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (9-25-2020)
Pastoral letter (7-3-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (7-3-2020)
Pastoral letter (6-26-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (6-26-2020)
Pastoral letter (5-21-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (5-21-2020)
Pastoral letter (4-29-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (4-29-2020)
Pastoral letter (4-17-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (4-17-2020)

Pastoral letter (4-2-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (4-2-2020)
Pastoral letter (3-28-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (3-28-2020)
Pastoral letter (3-24-2020)
Thư Mục Vụ (3-24-2020)
Pastoral Letter (3-19-2020)
Thư mục vụ (3-19-2020)
Pastoral Letter (3-18-2020)
Pastoral Letter (3-13-2020)
Pastoral Letter (3-12-2020)
Complete statement (3-3-2020)
Complete statement (1-10-2020)

Helpful Resources

Pandemic Plan for Families
Wash Your Hands Fact Sheet
Family Handwashing
Information About Your Cloth Face Coverings

USCCB Responds to Coronavirus

View resources

Covid-10 Mental Health Support Line
(Texas Health and Human Services)
Speak with a mental health professional for help dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, grief or worry 24/7. Help is available!

Catholic Charities Fort Worth
Providing services within the 28-counties of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth.

Tarrant County: Health, Food & Relief Services

About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dedicated medical professionals here in the U.S. and around the globe are working diligently to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time, it is important that we all remain calm, reject panic, and exhibit charitable behaviors consistent with Church teachings and praiseworthy of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Things to Consider First:

Self-Screening for COVID-19

Complete a self-screening at If you meet the screening criteria, an appointment will be scheduled. Testing is free. If you have insurance we will bill your insurance. Appointments are available Monday through Friday and are currently offered in Fort Worth and Arlington.

Homemade Cloth Face Coverings

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

DIY Cloth Face Coverings
DIY: Una cubierta de tela para la cara

Helpful Flyers

If you are sick

What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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WHat you need to know

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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