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December 15, 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




Catholic Center Holiday Hours

The Catholic Center Offices will be closed beginning Friday, December 23 for Christmas and will reopen for regular business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.



2016 Year-End Giving and Tax Deductions Information

The Catholic Center (Diocesan Pastoral and Administrative Offices) will be closed for business from Friday, December 23, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017. Contact by phone and email regarding year-end giving is available to donors at 817-945-9440 or Messages will be monitored and returned as soon as possible. There is also a mail slot accessible at the front entrance to the Catholic Center for hand-delivered gifts.

  • Checks must be dated and mailed with a postmark on or before Saturday, December 31, 2016.
  • Credit card gifts are effective on the date the card is charged.
  • Electronic funds transfer is effective on the date of the transfer.
  • Stocks transferred electronically are effective on the date of transfer.

For more information about 2016 year-end giving to the Diocese of Fort Worth visit


Las Donaciones de Fin de Año 2016 y las Deducciones Impositivas(de Impuestos)

El Centro Católico (Las Oficinas Pastorales y Administrativas de la Diócesis) estará cerrado desde  el viernes 23 de diciembre de 2016 hasta lunes el 2 de enero de 2017.  Se puede comunicar por teléfono o por correo electrónico en relación a las donaciones de fin de año al 817-945-9440

o  Se  escucharán los mensajes y serán respondidos tan pronto como sea posible.  Puede llevar su donación al Centro Católico en un sobre y echarlo por la ranura de correspondencia de la entrada principal del edificio.            

  • Los cheques deben estar fechados y enviados por correo con matasellos sábado, del 31 de diciembre de 2016 o antes.
  • Las donaciones hechas con una tarjeta de crédito son efectivas en la fecha que se haga el   cargo.
  • La transferencia electrónica de fondos es efectiva en la fecha que se haga la transferencia. 
  • Las acciones transferidas electrónicamente son efectivas en la fecha que se haga la  transferencia.

Para conseguir más información sobre las donaciones de fin de año 2016 a la Diócesis de Fort Worth visite



Martin Luther King Mass 2017

Bishop Michael Olson will celebrate MLK Mass Saturday, Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 1001 E. Terrell Avenue, Fort Worth. Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of the Diocese of Vitoria, Texas will be the homilist. A reception will be held at The Bethlehem Center, 970 E. Humbolt, Fort Worth, following the Mass. Please see attachment for directions.



World Wide Marriage Encounter English and Spanish

The Diocese’s program to building better marriage is coordinated by Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

Information from Worldwide Marriage Encounter coordinators is available for parishes to inform couples of upcoming Encounter events. The information includes information that can be printed in bulletins about the upcoming events.

Please note the additional Spanish language announcements that are added to the WORD document attached.  We hope this will be of use for you and Spanish speaking members of the parish.  December Bulletin Announcements and printable fyler



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

Please enjoy this November/December At-A-Glance Advancement Foundation E-Newsletter.

AT-A-GLANCE November/December Newsletter



Catholic Charities: What's Happening

News from Catholic Charities Fort Worth.

CCFW Newsletter


Bulletin Inserts Links


Diocesan Formation Day Flyer   Click here for printable flyer.

World Wide Marriage Encounter December Bulletin Announcements and printable fyler




Diocesan Firearms and Weapons Policy



Diocesan Employment Opportunities


Full-Time:  View full-time job descriptions

  • Director of Construction Management, Catholic Center, Fort Worth
  • Middle School Religion Teacher, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • Associate Director of Safe Environment, Diocese of Fort Worth
  • Athletic Director, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • Associate Director, Advancement Foundation, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • Defender of the Bond, Tribunal Office, Fort Worth
  • Admissions Coordinator / Office Manager, Cassata High School, Fort Worth
  • Maintenance Worker, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Keller
  • Advancement Associate, Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • President, Cristo Rey High School, Fort Worth
  • Director of Music and Organist, St. Peter Parish, Lindsay
  • Director of Campus Ministry, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth

Part-Time:  View part-time job descriptions

  • Security / Maintenance, St. John the Apostle Parish, North Richland Hills
  • Liturgy Coordinator, St. Michael Parish, Bedford
  • Nursery Workers, St. Maria Goretti Parish, Arlington
  • Prekindergarten Teacher, St. Rita Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Early Childhood Classroom Teacher, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • After School Care Worker, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • Coordinator of Youth Ministries, Holy Cross Parish, The Colony
  • Music Director and Liturgical Pianist, Holy Cross Parish, The Colony
  • Nursery Coordinator, Holy Redeemer Parish, Aledo
  • Assistant Volleyball Coaches, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth
  • Latin Teacher, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls
  • Spanish Choir Director, St. Joseph Catholic Parish, Arlington
  • After School Care Worker, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • Organist, St. Joseph Catholic Parish, 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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