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We are here to serve the Deaf Community of the Diocese of Fort Worth. Please contact us with any questions.

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Deaf Ministry

Our goal is to provide all deaf and hard of hearing persons and their family members accessibility to the Catholic Church in order that they may worship, receive religious education, minister to others and participate in all aspects of parish life.

We work with deaf persons of all ages and backgrounds, whatever the preferred mode of communication or educational needs. Our programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of deaf persons and offer these in both a mainstreamed and self-contained setting.

Interpreted Masses

Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Easter

Saturday, April 9: - 5:30 PM - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Keller - Live Interpreter
Sunday, April 10: 10:00 AM - St. Francis of Assisi, Grapevine - Live Interpreter
11:00 AM - St. Patrick - Live Stream Interpreted www.fwdioc.org
12:00 PM - Sacred Heart, Wichita Falls - Live Interpreter

Holy Week Interpreted Masses - Live Stream Masses - www.fwdioc.org

April 12 — Chrism Mass - 6:00 PM
April 14 - Holy Thursday — 7:00 PM
April 15 - Good Friday — 3:00 PM
April 16 - Easter Vigil — 8:00 PM
April 17 - Easter Sunday — 11:00 AM

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Keller

April 14 - Holy Thursday — 7:00 PM
April 15 - Good Friday — 3:00 PM
April 17 - Easter Sunday — 11:00 AM

St. Maria Goretti, Arlington

April 14 - Holy Thursday — 6:30 PM
April 17 - Easter Sunday — 11:00 AM

Sacred Heart, Wichita Falls

April 17 - Easter Sunday — 8:00 AM

Whenever possible we strive to provide the following services and support as needed:

  • Mass for the Deaf (signed and voiced by a hearing/deaf priest)
  • Interpreted Mass
  • Religious Education Classes
  • Sacraments and Preparation
  • Small Church Communities
  • Retreats/Vacation Bible School
  • Home/Hospital/Jail Visits
  • Support Services for Counseling
  • Social Gatherings and Holiday Celebrations
  • Referral Information and Community Awareness

 


Contacts:

Connie Martin
Coordinator of Deaf Ministry & Special Needs Services
817-945-9381, 817-591-0186 (VP)

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Deacon Don Warner
Director of Chaplaincy
817-945-9380

The Diocese of Fort Worth is dedicated to a Safe Environment. We offer extensive and mandatory training for all employees and volunteers. Please contact the Safe Environment office if you need assistance or to report an abuse or concern.

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