June 27, 2019
Peter’s Pence Special Collection
June 29-30, 2019
The Diocese of Fort Worth will take up the Peter’s Pence Special Collection on June 29-30, 2019. Funds raised during this collection support the charitable works of Pope Francis and give each of us an opportunity to be a witness of charity. Your generosity will help Pope Francis ease the suffering of the most marginalized throughout the world and show them the tender love of God.
Contact at 817-945-9443 for additional information or assistance.
Diocesan 50th Anniversary Pilgrimage
50th Anniversary Pilgrimage Interest Meeting
Attention: There will be a Pilgrimage Interest Meeting on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in White Settlement. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall.
We are excited to invite you to this pilgrimage to visit the great shrines dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. This will be the "capstone" for the celebration of the diocese’s 50th anniversary. Visit fwdioc.org/50th-anniversary to learn more.
Parish bulletin and web site editors: Attached is a flyer about the Diocese of Fort Worth 9-day Marian Shrines of France Pilgrimage in June, 2020. Please consider inserting the flyer in the parish bulletin web sites or other resources that might be accessible.
Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa
Special Collection, July 13-14, 2019
Our Diocese will take up the special collection for the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa as a way to respond to the enormous needs on that continent. Funds given to the special collection provide grants to fund pastoral projects for outreach programs, educational programs for children and youth, evangelization and education of clergy and lay ministers. Our response in solidarity with the people of Africa is an expression of our love for them, please be generous.
Contact at 817-945-9443 for additional information or assistance.
Guadalupe Radio Network
Summer Speaker Series Event
Make plans to escape the summer heat, hear an outstanding talk by Father Robert Spitzer called ‘The Light Shines on in the Darkness,’ enjoy some delicious food and an open wine bar! It’s all part of the 11th annual Summer Speaker Series event on Thursday evening, July 18th at the Frontiers of Flight Museum benefiting KATH 910 AM, our local Catholic radios station. Tickets are $50 each if purchased in advance. All priests, seminarians and religious are welcome as our guests! Please purchase your tickets or RSVP at www.summerspeakerseries.com and for more information contact Dave Palmer at 214-951-0132 ext. 1.
Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House
Women’s Retreat, July 18-21, 2019
Are you seeking? Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House on the shores of Lewisville Lake, in Lake Dallas, Texas offers a beautiful opportunity to deepen your relationship with the Lord and realize how much He loves us and wants to be with us in our daily lives. Join us for our next 3-day women’s retreat taking place from July 18-21st. For more information, visit mjrh.org/women or call 940-321-6020.
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. Feel free to include this valuable information in your bulletins.
Instituto San Junípero Serra
Presenta: Taller de Evangelización y Catequesis con Maggie Gutierrez
Nuestro Señor Jesucristo nos ha dado la victoria sobre el pecado y la muerte y nosotros estamos llamados a ser testigos de esa victoria! Pero muchos de nosotros desconocemos como vivir y compartir esta buena nueva con nuestros hermanos. Acompáñenos para un día de aprendizaje y reflexión donde el Espíritu Santo fortalecerá su fe, su conocimiento y deseo de ser testigos de la victoria de Dios y compartir la Buena Nueva con aquellos que encontremos en nuestras actividades diarias. Padres, catequistas y todos los bautizados están invitados a participar de este taller donde la Evangelización y la Catequesis tomaran vida como ministerio de gozo y renovación espiritual!
Deaf Ministry Program
Religious Education Classes
The Deaf Ministry Program in the Diocese of Fort Worth is offering religious education classes for deaf children and adults. There are self-contained classes for deaf students on Wednesday evenings at St. John the Apostle in North Richland Hills. These classes are taught by hearing adults knowledgeable in ASL and Deaf Culture. If you would prefer to have your deaf/hard of hearing child participate in your home parish, every effort will be made to supply an interpreter for them. In either case, please contact the Deaf Ministry Coordinator, via email or call 817-905-9381, to enroll you child in Religious Education for the Fall of 2019.
Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW) is the social justice arm and charity of the Catholic Church. CCFW encourages all to know, understand, and end poverty as our call to serve our fellow brothers and sisters with the face of Christ. It’s time to take action. Let’s change the conversation about poverty. Let’s inspire others to join our mission.
Parish bulletin and web site editors: Please include the attached Catholic Charities Fort Worth image and web link in your parish’s web site and weekly bulletin distribution.
Caridades Católicas en Fort Worth (Catholic Charities Fort Worth, CCFW) es la división de justicia social y caridad de la Iglesia Católica. CCFW nos invita a todos a conocer, entender y acabar con la pobreza como nuestro llamado a servir a nuestros hermanos y hermanas con el rostro de Cristo. Es hora de actuar. Cambiemos el discurso sobre la pobreza. Inspiremos a los demás a unirse a nuestra misión.
Editores de boletines y sitios web de las parroquias: incluyan la imagen y el enlace web de Caridades Católicas Fort Worth adjuntos en el sitio web de su parroquia y en los boletines que se distribuyen cada semana.
Seminarian Daily Prayer List
We invite everyone to pray for our seminarians this year. Attached please find the 2018-2019 Seminarian Daily Prayer List. For any additional information please contact the .
Deacon Candidates Daily Prayer List
Please keep our deacon candidates in your prayers this year. Attached find the 2018-2019 Deacon Candidates Daily Prayer List. For additional information about the diaconate formation process visit us at fwdioc.org/deacon-formation.
Special Collection Calendar
Throughout the year, parishes throughout 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. Please give generously when these collections are announced in your parish.
Diocesan Employment Opportunities
To better serve potential candidates for diocesan jobs, the e-Bulletin “Diocesan Employment Opportunities” has been streamlined into categories with links to the diocesan website that features comprehensive information about each job and a link to an application. The employment opportunities are broken into three categories: Catholic Center, parishes and schools. Click on a category to go to the diocesan web site to view all available jobs.
El Calendario de la Diócesis
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.
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.
The following outlines what is needed when submitting events to be added to the Diocesan website calendar. For complete details, please review the PDF document below.
Requisitos para publicar eventos en el Sitio de Internet Diocesano. Para información más detallada porfavor revise el archivo PDF abajo.
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