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 June 9, 2022


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!

Saturday of Reflection, June 18, 22
Women's Retreat, July 7-10, 22
Open Retreat, July 15-17, 22

Saturday Morning of Reflection, August 6, 22
Women's AA Recovery Retreat, August 18-21, 22
Saturday Morning of Reflection, Sept. 17, 22


Conferencia Matrimonial

Reserve la fecha, sábado 25 de junio del 2022

¡Estamos super emocionados por la oportunidad de servir parejas que desean fortalecer su matrimonio y su familia! Por ahora, ya tenemos listo el volante y registracion y esperamos pronto se llene el cupo. Aquí le anexo el volante y le envío el enlace de la registracion.

Deseamos animar a las parejas que se registren lo mas pronto posible para que alcancen su lugar.

La registracion es super fácil. Pueden hacerlo con el enlace o por medio del código QR, desde su ordenador, computadora, o teléfono. Le agradecemos comparta esta información con quienes pueden beneficiarse de esta gran oportunidad, grupos, parejas y personal.



Peter’s Pence

June 25-26, 2022 Special Collection

On June 25-26 the Diocese of Fort Worth will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection. Funds raised during this collection support the Universal Church and help the Holy Father as he shows mercy to the neediest people around the world, in recognition of the common humanity shared by peoples of all ethnicities and religious backgrounds. Please use the bi-lingual resources below to promote this collection in your parish. If you have any questions regarding this collection, please contact , CFRE at 817-382-4939.

Parish info / Información de la parroquia
Bulletin inserts



Loreto House Job Openings

Loreto House, a catholic pregnancy resource center, has job openings for Guest Advocate, Administrative Assistant, and Nurse/sonographer. Denton and Flower Mound facilities. Bi-lingual is a plus but not required. All training provided. Full-time preferred. Request information at .


Liturgical Workshop for Coordinators

The Diocesan Liturgy & Worship office will be offering Liturgical Workshops for Liturgy & Special Celebrations at seven locations throughout the Diocese of Fort Worth. Parish coordinators should fill out the form below to attend.

La oficina Diocesana de Liturgia y Adoración ofrecerá Talleres Litúrgicos para Liturgia y Celebraciones Especiales en siete lugares de la Diócesis de Fort Worth. Los coordinadores parroquiales deben completar el siguiente formulario para asistir.

Note: All dates must be attended at the chosen location.
Nota: Todas las fechas deben ser atendidos en el lugar elegido.

Sign up form / Regístrese aquí


Worldwide Marriage Encounter

June 2022

Worldwide Marriage Encounter has expanded to offer the experience during the week for those who cannot commit to a weekend. This is great for priests who cannot get away as easily. It’s called a 3RE and spans several weeks with sessions twice a week. Information can be found on the website. WWME is still offering “virtual” experiences so couples can benefit from a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend without the risks of in person gatherings. One of the benefits of this approach is that those attending do not have to live close to a central location.

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


#iGiveCatholic Giving Day

Registration Kick-off; July 14, 2022

Join us July 14 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Most Blessed Sacrament in Arlington for information and inspiration about this year’s #iGiveCatholic Giving Day!

Parishes, Schools, and Apostolates of the Fort Worth Diocese are invited to participate in this year’s #iGiveCatholic Giving Day on November 29, 2022. Last year, 59 Parishes, Schools and Apostolates participated, receiving a total of $402,516 raised, plus $100,000 in matching funds awarded. Register here for the kickoff. If you have any questions about the kickoff or how to participate in #iGiveCatholic Giving Day 2022, please contact , Director of Stewardship and Parish Relations, 817-533-3178, or visit


Support Our Seminarians Through Payroll Deduction

The St. John Paul II Shepherd’s Guild engages lay Catholics in the pastoral work of fostering vocations in the Diocese of Fort Worth. The Shepherd’s Guild hosts spiritual and educational opportunities for members for their understanding of priestly vocations, and provides financial support for our Diocesan seminarians. Employees of the Diocese of Fort Worth may join the Shepherd’s Guild through the convenience of payroll deduction. The form to enroll in payroll deduction is available below. Additional information may be found at

Payroll Deduction Authorization Form


Support The Church through a Charitable Qualified Distribution (QCD)

If you are age 70½ or older, you can donate up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation – to support your parish, a Catholic school, the Annual Diocesan Appeal or another ministry of the Diocese of Fort Worth – without having to pay income taxes on the money. For complete details, please use the form below (or access it online at



Advancing the Mission Newsletter

May/June 2022

This edition of the Advancing the Mission newsletter includes updates on the generosity received from the Ukraine and Eastland Relief Special Collections. We invite you to support the initiatives of the Diocese and the Advancement Foundation this summer by:

  • Joining the St. John Paul II Shepherd’s Guild and meeting our seminarians this summer
  • Sponsoring #iGiveCatholic on Giving Tuesday by promoting your business as a “Ministry Matcher”
  • Making a final donation to the Annual Diocesan Appeal FY2022
  • Deciding how to leave your legacy with the Diocese, parishes and schools

Read all about these and more in the latest edition of our Advancing the Mission newsletter below:
Advancing the Mission Newsletter


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 at: This issue contains information about the new procedures for accessing endowment, capital campaign and annual appeal reports, the deadlines for applying for grants and nominating parishioners for stewardship awards, the process for updating your parish database and much more. Please read this newsletter and share pertinent information with your staff members.


Parish Stewardship Reflections

Second Quarter, April-June 2022

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


Msgr. McGread Stewardship Conference

August 10-11, 2022

This conference is for clergy and lay leaders and will provide a setting for you to discover how to teach your parishioners to become better Christian Stewards. Held on August 10-11, 2022 at the Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E. 45th St. N., Wichita, KS.

Limited scholarships available by contacting , Director of Stewardship and Parish Relations at the Advancement Foundation or call 817-533-3178.

Event brochure
Conference Details
Online Registration


Seminarian Daily Prayer List

We invite everyone to pray for our seminarians this year. Attached please find the 2021-2022 Seminarian Daily Prayer List. For any additional information please contact the .

Seminarian daily prayer list
Lista diaria de oración de seminarista
Danh sách cầu nguyện hàng ngày


2022 Special Collection Calendar

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. 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 (2022)
Special collections calendar (2023)

Colectas especiales (2022)
Colectas especiales (2023)


Diocesan Employment Opportunities

To better serve potential candidates for diocesan jobs, the e-Bulletin “Diocesan Employment Opportunities” has been streamlined into two categories with links. Click on a category to view all available jobs.

Catholic Center and Parish Employment

Catholic Center & Parish Employment

School Employment

School Employment
(Catholic Schools Website)



Diocesan Calendar

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.

Diocesan Calendar / Calendario Diocesano

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.

Guidelines / Directrices

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