Thursday, May 23, 2024

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Respect Life Cor Jesu

Join us on June 8th, 2024, at Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth, Fort Worth for Cor Jesu, a Family Event and Respect Life Mass. Most Rev. Jonathan Wallis will lead the celebration. The event is free, food and drinks will be available for sale. RSVP by May 24th

¡Marquen sus calendarios! Le invitamos a asistir a la Misa Anual de Respeto a la Vida el sábado, 8 de junio de 2024 a las 5:30 PM. La Misa de este año se llevará a cabo en Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth y será precedida por un Evento Familiar Pro-Vida. El evento es gratuito y habrá comida y bebidas a la venta. Regístrese antes del 24 de mayo.

Registration Registro

Young Adults

Young Adult Summer Nights

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 6:00 PM

Young Adult Summer Nights is an initiative of the Office of Young Adult Ministry to help parishes begin, or build up, an active young adult community at their parish. The evening consists of an hour of Eucharistic Adoration with Reconciliation, followed by an hour, or more, of social time on the parish campus with Mama Lama and Tom’s Travelin’ Coffee. For all young adults ages 18-35 held at St. Ann Catholic Church, 100 SW Alsbury Blvd., Burleson, TX. 76028. 

RSVP here!
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Catholic Campus Ministry

Parishes and schools encourage your high school seniors to sign up with Newman Connection!

It’s not too late to get the graduating seniors in your parish or school connected to Catholic campus ministry at their college of choice. Since over 80% of students stop practicing their faith in college, getting connected to a Catholic community is crucial…and the time is now.

Parishes and schools please share this information on all your social media platforms. Click link below for some promo materials for bulletins, websites and social you can use to help connect your students.


tcu job

TCU Job Opportunity

Apply today for the Coordinator of Catholic Campus Ministry for TCU!

We have an exciting opportunity to work with TCU students in furthering the mission of the Church as the Coordinator of Catholic Campus Ministry for TCU. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, works well independently and on a team, has effective time-management techniques, and is knowledgeable of the Catholic Church, Catholic sacraments, Catholic rites, and liturgies.



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National Eucharistic Congress

July 17-21, 2024, Indianapolis, Indiana

Participate in this pivotal moment in the church and draw into a deeper intimacy with our Lord. This historic 5-day gathering of missionary disciples will be a new Pentecost, a powerful anointing and personal commission to invite others to know Christ.

We still have individual tickets for the discounted price of $200 for the whole congress. They may be purchased by contacting or by calling 817-945-9357 or by clicking on the buttons below and filling out the forms.

More information
View brochure

Tickets Boletos


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Quo Vadis 2024

July 26, 2024

Quo Vadis is a FREE one-day vocation discernment retreat for young men in High School who are living in the Diocese of Fort Worth. The camp is a rare chance for High School young men grades 9-12 to begin considering their vocation from God by speaking with priests and seminarians. Retreat will be held at Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, 600 N Shady Shores Rd, Lake Dallas, Friday, July 26, 2024 from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. For more information and registration contact the at 817-945-9321.

Registration Form

Quo Vadis 2024

26 de julio, 2024

Quo Vadis es un retiro de discernimiento vocacional GRATUITO DE un día para jóvenes de la escuela secundaria que viven en la Diócesis de Fort Worth. El campamento es una rara oportunidad para que los jóvenes de secundaria de 9-12 grados comiencen a considerar su vocación de Dios hablando con sacerdotes y seminaristas. El retiro se llevará a cabo en el Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, 600 N Shady Shores Rd, Lake Dallas, el viernes 26 de julio de 2024 de 7:30 am a 3:00 pm. Para obtener más información y registro, comuníquese con la al 817-945-9321.

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Advancement Foundation

The Advancement Foundation

Donate stocks or other appreciated assets to the Church

The Advancement Foundation makes it easy to support the Diocese of Fort Worth, your parish, Catholic school or other ministry with gifts of appreciated securities, including stock, bonds and mutual funds. When your broker directly transfers securities to the Advancement Foundation - you will get the full value as a charitable deduction, but will not pay the capital gains taxes. Complete information is available on the form below. Contact at 817-533-3174 if you have additional questions.

Stock Mutual Fund Donation Writable Form

Annual Diocesan Appeal 2024-2025

Save the Dates

On announcement weekend grant recipients from throughout the diocese will be available to give lay witness stories in your parishes. Please save the weekend of September 21-22 for a pulpit announcement at all Masses. More will be discussed at kick-off webinars. Kick-off webinars are for pastors, business managers, communication teams and stewardship teams. Please contact with any questions or concerns at 817-382-4939.

  • June 30, 2024: Early Kick-Off Webinar
  • August 2, 2024: Kick-Off Webinar
  • August 5, 2024: Kick-Off in-person training Fort Worth
  • September 21-22, 2024: Announcement Weekend including Speakers Bureau in parishes
  • September 28-29, 2024: Commitment Sunday


Advancing the Mission

May/June 2024

Honor your roots this spring. Spring is a time to think about how we as Catholic honor our roots of faith and grow our legacy. This May/June edition of Advancing the Mission shares how to honor your roots with:

  • young people in stewardship
  • a commitment to marriage and family life
  • beneficiary designations
  • walking alongside seminarians
  • and more

The Advancing the Mission newsletter has all this and more. Read it online or download a copy at

For your Bulletin: News you can use QR code

Crossroads Newsletter

April-May-June Edition Now Available

The latest issue of the quarterly Crossroads newsletter for pastors, parish and school business managers and finance council members is now available: Does your parish have more funeral Masses than bequests every year? If so, please attend a brief webinar on April 10 to learn how your parishioners can leave a gift to your parish in their will. This 2-page newsletter also includes dates for the Light of Christ Awards, special collections and grant deadlines.

Refer back to this issue throughout the quarter for information or visit:

Crossroads newsletter


International Catholic Stewardship Council Conference

Register Now for the 62nd ICSC Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana September 15-18, 2024

This year’s conference theme is “Called to be Saints.” Pastors, business managers, stewardship and development committees and school development officers are invited to attend this gathering of Catholic stewardship leaders and fund development professionals from across the United States and take benefit from the valuable information and networking available. Limited scholarships for conference fees for first time attendees are available by contacting , Director of Stewardship and Parish Relations at the Advancement Foundation or call 817-533-3178.

Register today for the Easter Discount rate of $499.00. Rate increases May 31, 2024!

Parish Stewardship Reflections

April – June 2024

Below please find General Intercessions and Bulletin/Website Announcements tied to the weekly readings in both English and Spanish. For additional Stewardship Resources for Parishes (including resources for prior quarters), please visit: or contact at the Advancement Foundation or call 817-533-3178.

Stewardship bulletin reflections
Prayer of the faithful

Reflexiones de corresponsabilidad
Oraciones de los fieles


Jornada Familiar

Próximo Retiro, 7-9 de junio 2024

La Jornada Familiar tiene una misión primaria: que se formen en ella matrimonios y familias que valoren el amor cristiano, matrimonios que entiendan su misión de salvar el hogar y los demás hogares, y vivir el evangelio formando de nuestros hogares iglesias domésticas. ¡Te esperamos!

Formulario de Inscripción

Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House

"Behold, I make all things new." (Rev. 21:5).  Come on retreat to grow in relationship with God, the source of the renewed peace and joy we all desire. Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, on the shores of Lewisville Lake, in Lake Dallas, Texas wants to help you find the peace that surpasses understanding. Reserve a spot for one of our upcoming retreats today at! Spaces are limited due to COVID and are going fast!

Date Retreat
May 30 - June 2, 2024 Men's Retreat
June 8, 2024 Saturday of Reflection
June 21-23, 2024 Hispanic Retreat
July 11-14, 2024 Women's Retreat
July 19-21, 2024 Open Retreat
August 8-11, 2024 Women's Recovered Alcoholics Retreat


Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Uncover the secrets to a lasting, supportive, transformational marriage!

For more than 50 years, Worldwide Marriage Encounter has helped over 3.5 million couples in almost 100 countries unlock the power of their relationships with new ways to do the “I do.” The Marriage Encounter experience helps you listen, share, and connect more deeply. There’s no group discussion. It’s just about the two of you learning to be the best, most loving and thriving couple you can be.

Information from Worldwide Marriage Encounter coordinators is available for parishes to inform couples of upcoming Encounter events. Feel free to include this valuable information in your bulletins.

June bulletin announcement
June bulletin flyers

Special Collections

Special Collection Calendars

Throughout the year, parishes in the Diocese of Fort Worth take up special collections to support the work of Christ in our Diocese, in the United States and throughout the world. It's a simple way to teach stewardship and our duty to care for our local and international Catholic Church. Please give your parishioners the opportunity to live stewardship as a way of life.

If you have any questions about special collections, please contact , CFRE, Director of Annual Giving and Grants of the Advancement Foundation at 817-382-4939, or visit

Special collections calendar (2024)
Special collections calendar (2025)

Colectas especiales (2024)
Colectas especiales (2025)

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