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June 22, 2017

 

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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

 

SEVENTH ST. JOHN PAUL II INSTITUTE COMMISSIONING  

The St. John Paul II Institute will hold its seventh commissioning this Sunday, June 25, at St. Catherine Siena Parish in Carrollton at 7pm. Seventy-two lay ministers will receive certificates of completion for the basic two year program.  In addition, twenty-seven lay ministers will receive a certificate for completing the institute’s third year program in Christian leadership. For more information, contact Fr. Carmen Mele, OP, 817-945-9352; 

 

SÉPTIMO COMISIONADO DEL INSTITUTO SAN JUAN PABLO II 

El Instituto San Juan Pablo II tendrá el séptimo comisionado (“graduación”) este domingo, el 25 de junio.  La ceremonia tendrá lugar en la Iglesia de Santa Catalina de Siena, Carrollton, a las 7 p.m.  Setenta y dos ministros laicales recibirán certificados por haber participado en el programa básico de dos años.  Además, veinte y siete ministros laicales recibirán un certificado por haber completado el programa del tercer año en el liderazgo cristiano. Por información, se puede comunicar con el padre Carmelo Mele, OP, 817-945-9352, 

 


 

Diocesan Ministry Gay/Lesbian Catholics 

The Fort Worth Diocesan Ministry with Lesbian and Gay Catholics, other sexual minorities, their families and friends will not be holding their monthly meeting of prayer and conversation on the fourth Thursday of the month during June and July. For further information please contact Fr Bob Sieg at 817-292-3274 or Ron and Rita Clegg at 817-795-9747.

 

Ministerio Diocesano para Gays/Lesbianas Catolicos

El Ministerio Diocesano de Fort Worth para Gays, Lesbianas, otras minorías sexuales Católicas, sus familias y amigos no tendrán su reunión mensual de oración y conversación el cuarto jueves de los meses de juno y julio. Si necesita más información, póngase en contacto con el padre Bob Sieg en el 817-292-3274, o con Ron y Rita Clegg en el 817-795-9747

 


 

Catholic Home Missions Appeal

Home mission dioceses are those dioceses in the United States and its territories and former territories that cannot provide basic pastoral services to Catholics without outside help. Basic pastoral services include Mass and the sacraments, religious education, and ministry training for priests, deacons, religious sisters and lay people. Right now, over 40 percent of dioceses are considered home missions. Help build vibrant faith communities right here in the United States. If you have questions, please contact Renée Underwood at  or 817-945-9441. 

Back ground information for Pastors  Flyer  

Volante 

 


 

Peter's Pence Collection

Collection for Peter’s Pence, a worldwide collection that supports the charitable works of Pope Francis. Funds from this collection help victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Take this opportunity to join with Pope Francis and be a witness of charity to our suffering brothers and sisters. If you have questions, please contact Renée Underwood at or 817-945-9441. 

Back ground information for Pastors 

Flyer 
 

Colecta Para Peter's Pence

Colecta para Peter’s Pence, una colecta mundial que ayuda a financiar las obras de caridad del papa Francisco. Los fondos de esta colecta ayudan a las víctimas de la guerra, de la opresión y de desastres naturales. Tomen esta oportunidad para unirse al papa Francisco y sean unos testigos de la caridad para nuestros hermanos y hermanas que sufren. Si tienen preguntas se puede comunicar con Renée Underwood at  or 817-945-9441. 

Información para Pastores 

Volante 


 

Nun Run Fall 2017 

The Nun Run for Fall 2017 will be postponed to a later time. We will inform you of the new information, as it becomes available. For any questions you can send an email to:

 


 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter  

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. June Bulletin Announcements and printable Flyer 

 


 

The Deaf Ministry Office Donating a Free CapTel Captioning Telephone

The Deaf Ministry Office received a donation of a CapTel Captioning Telephone and we would like to donate this to a church or person that could benefit from it. If you know of anyone that could use this device, please contact Connie Martin, Coordinator of Deaf Ministry at 817-945-9381.

 


 

Diocesan Directory On-line

The 2017-2018 Diocesan Directory is available on the diocesan web site at www.fwdioc.org. 

An on-line directory will allow the information to be kept up-to-date and available on all electronic devices, from desktop computers to tablets and smartphones. The directory is in digital book form at http://directory.fwdioc.org. To search for the directory on the diocesan home page, go to the "Diocese" tab and in drop down box click on "diocesan offices." A hotline button will appear on that page to the digital directory.

For instructions on how to use the various features of the on-line directory visit: http://www.inhousedigitalpublishing.com/viewerhelp/en-us/application-user-interface_print.htm.

To print a page, go to the section of the information desired and click the printer button. Follow the instructions. To bookmark a page, go to the desired page and click on the bookmark button and follow the instructions.

 


 

St. Junipero Serra Institute

The St. John Paul Institute will transition into the St. Junipero Serra Institute on July 1, 2017 as the diocesan formation ministry to prepare the adult laity to be effective witnesses of the Gospel within their parish communities.

One of the main tenets of the St. Junipero Serra Institute will be to assist the laity in developing and forming a mature faith that is rooted in sacred Tradition and sacred Scripture and affirmed through the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Paola Quintero-Araújo, director of Faith Formation, will serve as the new director of the Institute. She will vacate her Faith Formation position and move into her new role stating on July 1, 2017. Paola’s former positon will be reclassified as director of Elementary (Children’s) Catechesis.

Click here for a detailed description of the new St. Junipero Serra Institute.

 

Instituto St. Junípero Serra

El Instituto San Juan Pablo II  estará siendo asumido por el Instituto San Junípero Serra como el ministerio de formación Diocesana para preparar a los laicos adultos para ser testigos efectivos del Evangelio dentro de sus comunidades parroquiales a partir del 1 de Julio, 2017.

Uno de los principales postulados del Instituto San Junípero Serra será ayudar a los laicos en el desarrollo y formación de una fe madura que está enraizada en la Sagrada Escritura y la Sagrada Tradición y afirmada por el Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica.

Paola Quintero-Araújo, directora de Formación en la fe,  servirá como la nueva directora del Instituto. Ella abandonara su posición de Formación en la Fe y se incorporara a su muevo papel a partir del 1 de julio, 2017. La posición anterior de Paola será restructurada y reclasificada como Director de Catequesis infantil (primaria)

Una descripción detallada del nuevo instituto San Junípero Serra se encuentra aquí.

 


 

Fee Changes for Marriage Preparation Classes

Effective July 1, 2017 the marriage preparation, Pre-Cana or Today, Tomorrow, Forever fee is $100 per couple, which includes your marriage preparation, material, books, and lunch or dinner.  The rescheduling or cancellation fee remains $35. If you wish to register, click the link below:

https://fwdioc.org/getting-married-about

A partir del 1 de julio del 2017, la preparación matrimonial, PreCana o Jesus te Invita costara $100 por pareja, esto incluye su preparación matrimonial, material, libros y almuerzo o cena. El costo de cancelación o reprogramación continua igual $35. Si desea registrarse, presione en el enlace de abajo.

https://fwdioc.org/matrimonio-vida-familiar-mas

 


 

Quo Vadis? Vocation Discernment Retreat July 11-13

The Fort Worth Vocations Office is hosting the Discernment Retreat Quo Vadis from July 11 to July 13 sat Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, 600 N Shady Shores Dr. Lake Dallas, TX 75065. Quo Vadis is a FREE vocation discernment retreat for High School Young Men to begin considering their vocation from God. The camp is a rare chance for High School young men to begin considering their vocation from God by speaking with priests and seminarians. It will be both physically and spiritually awesome. Parents are welcome to join for Mass and closing on July 13 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Space is limited to 20 with preference given to High School juniors and seniors. For more information go to: https://fwdioc.org/quo-vadis

 


 

Adult Formation/RCIA In-Service August 3,24  

Directors, Coordinators, and all those involved in Adult Formation and RCIA

Adult Formation In-Service will be on August 3, it will center on evangelization training under the leadership of our guest speaker, Michael Dopp, STL. Then, on August 24, we will have our RCIA In-Service with James Bitting, M.A., the Theology Department Co-Chair at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Wichita, Kansas. I look forward to seeing you all at these wonderful days of formation!  If you’re unable to make the day sessions, please note that we are hosting those evening sessions to ensure that you are able to benefit. For more information please see flyers below.

Flyer for August 3

Flyer for August 24

 


 

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House Retreats

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House,  600 N. Shady Shores Drive, Lake Dallas, continues to offer retreats for men and women. Relax and take time for yourself, be renewed and draw closer to God at a serene setting located on Lake Lewisville. To register please go to: https://www.montserratretreat.org and click "upcoming retreats".

 

Contemplatives in Action (Young Adults Retreat) July 7-9

Women's Retreat July 20-23

Retiros en Español Para Hombres, Mujeres y Parejas August 4-6

Men/Women/Couples 2-Day Retreat August 11-13 

Women's Recovery Retreat August 17-20

Women's Retreat September 7-10

Men's Retreat September 14-17

Women's Retreat September 28 - October 1

Women's "Into the Deep Retreat" October 27-29


 

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

Please enjoy this March 2017 At-A-Glance Advancement Foundation E-Newsletter.

AT-A-GLANCE Feb/Mar Newsletter

 


 

Catholic Charities: What's Happening

News from Catholic Charities Fort Worth.

CCFW Newsletter

 



Bulletin Inserts Links

Catholic Home Missions Appeal:  Flyer  Volante 

Peter's Pence Collection:  Flyer 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter:  June Bulletin Announcements and printable Flyer

 

Montserrat Retreat House Upcoming Retreats:

Contemplatives in Action (Young Adults Retreat) July 7-9

Women's Recovery Retreat July 20-23

Retiros en Español agosto 4-6 

Women's Recovery Retreat August 17-20

Women's Silent Retreat September 7-10

Men's Silent Retreat September 14-17

Women's Silent Retreat September 28 - October 1

 

Diocesan Firearms and Weapons Policy

 


 

Diocesan Employment Opportunities

 

Full-Time:  View full-time job descriptions

  • School Secretary, St. George Catholic School, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Admissions, Cristo Rey High School, Fort Worth  
  • Director of Music and Organist, St. Patrick Cathedral, Fort Worth
  • Middle School Science Teacher, Holy Family Catholic School, Fort Worth 
  • General Maintenance Worker, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Pre-K Classroom Teacher, St. Andrew Catholic School, Fort Worth 
  • Facility Manager, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Keller 
  • Assistant Principal, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls 
  • Coordinator of Children's Religious Education, St. John the Apostle Parish, N. Richland Hills
  • Pre-Calculus Teacher, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth
  • Early Childhood Teacher, Holy Family Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • English / Language Arts Classroom Teacher, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine 
  • Middle School Religion Teacher, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine 
  • Classroom Teacher - Grades First through Fifth, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine 
  • Accounting Specialist - Student Billing, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Dean of Discipline, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Academic Dean, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Music and Liturgy, Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Muenster 
  • Front Desk Receptionist, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center 
  • Administrative Assistant to Department of Catechesis, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center 
  • School Nurse, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • First Grade Classroom Teacher, St. Martin de Porres Catholic School, Frisco/Prosper 
  • Fourth Grade Classroom Teacher, St. Martin de Porres Catholic School, Frisco/Prosper
  • Fifth Grade English Language Arts Classroom Teacher, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller 
  • Director of Faith Formation, St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish, Fort Worth 
  • Coaching Positions, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Coordinator of Children's Formation, Holy Family Catholic Parish, Fort Worth 
  • Coordinator of RCIA and Youth Ministry, St. Patrick Cathedral, Fort Worth  
  • Middle School Science Teacher, St. John the Apostle Catholic School, N. Richland Hills
  • Administrative Assistant, Cassata High School, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Development, Cassata High School, Fort Worth
  • Principal, Cristo Rey High School, Fort Worth
  • Director of Safe Environment, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • Director of Youth Ministry, Holy Cross Parish, The Colony
  • Director of Children's Catechesis, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • English Language Arts Classroom Teacher, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller
  • Director of Religious Education/Faith Formation Elementary through High School, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Wichita Falls
  • Latin Teacher, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller
  • HR Generalist, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • Elementary Classroom Teacher, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Coordinator of Youth Ministry,St. Andrew Parish, Fort Worth
  • Physical Education Teacher, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, Keller
  • Kindergarten Classroom Teacher, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, Keller
  • Director of Religious Education, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Fort Worth

Part-Time:  View part-time job descriptions

  • Extended Care Worker, St. George School, Fort Worth 
  • Elementary Religious Education Coordinator, St. Michael Catholic Parish, Bedford 
  • Spanish Teacher, Holy Family Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Assistant Director of Junior and High school Faith Formation, St. Jude Catholic School, Mansfield 
  • Extended Day Aide, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller 
  • Assistant Choir Director, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Keller 
  • After School Care Worker, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine 
  • Bookkeeper, St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Arlington
  • After School Care Worker, St. Martin de Porres Catholic School, Frisco/Prosper 
  • Maintenance Worker, St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church & School, Arlington 
  • Director of Youth Evangelization, Holy Redeemer Parish, Aledo
  • Development Director/Library Manager, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • After School Care Worker, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Substitute Teachers, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Fort Worth
  • Bus Driver, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth
  • Bookkeeper, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Fort Worth
  • Early Childhood Classroom Teacher, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • After School Care Worker, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • Spanish Choir Director, St. Joseph Catholic Parish, Arlington
  • 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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