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August 24, 2017


Diocesan CFO Leaving, New CFO Named

Bishop Michael Olson announces that chief financial officer for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Mary Goosens, has resigned her position effective October 6, 2017. However, she may continue on, in an as needed basis, to ensure a successful and seamless transition. Donald (Don) Wagner will become the new chief financial officer, effective October 1, 2017. Don is currently the business manager for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Keller.

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Worldwide Marriage Encounter for August

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.

August Bulletin Announcements / Printable flyer


The Catholic University of America

Special Collection, September 2-3

Contributions to The Catholic University of America will strengthen the work of our top scholars, many of whom help to explain Catholic social teaching to the rest of the world. It will also support scholarships for students in our diocese and others in achieving our mission of preparing the next generation of leadership for our Church and nation – including those studying to become our future priests and religious. We appreciate your generosity. For more details please click link below:

Background information for pastors

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La Universida Nacional de la Iglesia Católica

Colecta Especial de 2-3 de septiembre

Contribuciones a la universidad nacional de la Iglesia Católica fortalecerán el trabajo de nuestras becarios principales, muchos de los cuales ayudan a explicar la doctrina social Católica en el resto del mundo. También apoyarán con becas para los estudiantes de nuestra diócesis y otras personas para lograr conseguir nuestra misión de preparar a la próxima generación de líderes de nuestra Iglesia y nuestra nación — incluyendo aquellos que estudian para convertirse en nuestros futuros sacerdotes y religiosos. Apreciamos su generosidad. Para más información haga clic el siguiente:

Informacion para Pastores

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Jornada Familiar Couples Retreat

September 8-10

Jornada Familiar is a couples retreat in Spanish which primary mission is to strengthen families that value Christian love and live the gospel forming our home domestic churches. The cost is $125 per couple which covers accommodations and meals. The next retreat is going to be from Friday, September 8 at 6:30 PM to Sunday, September 10, 2017. Click the link below for registration and detailed information.

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Jornada Familiar es un retiro de parejas en español cuya misión primaria es de fortalecer familias que valoran el amor Cristiano y viven el evangelio formando de nuestros hogares iglesias domésticas. El costo por pareja es de $125 el cual cubre alojamiento y comidas. El próximo retiro será desde el Viernes 8 de septiembre a las 6:30 PM hasta el Domingo 10 del 2017. Presione el enlace de abajo para registración e información detallada.

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Rachel Ministry Retreat

September 15-17

Rachel Ministries is offering a weekend retreat for healing after abortion in English on September 15-17. For contact information please click below:

Retreat details

Retiro de Ministerios Raquel

6-8 de octubre

Ministerios Raquel ofrece su retiro de fin semana en Español para sanación después del aborto del 6-8 de octubre. Para más información haga clic en siguiente:

Detalles del retiro


Parish Missioners Day of Reflection

The Gospel is Joy: Becomee a better Missioner

Join us on September 30, 2017, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 3312 Dryden Rd., Fort Worth, for a morning of encounter, resources, solidarity and formation with people at all stages of mission experience. This is a gathering for all active in parish activities or just interested in learning more about our baptismal calling as missionary disciples. Lunch is included. Cost: Free! To register or for more information contact: , Director, Diocesan Office of Pontifical Missions, 817-945-9365.


Annual Diocesan Appeal Orientation

Sign-Ups August 25-31

Business Managers / Bulletin Editors - Learn which ministries will benefit this year, key dates to remember, about the new resources available to help pastors and key parish staff to promote the Annual Diocesan Appeal in your parish and to meet your goal! Sign up now for one of our upcoming webinars or information sessions below.

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Religious Education Classes for the Deaf

Does your Deaf or hard of hearing child need Religious Education? The Deaf Ministry Program offers religious education classes taught in Sign Language by hearing adults familiar with Deaf Culture and also Deaf adults. Classes start in September on Wednesday evenings at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. Please contact for more information. Office phone 817-945-9381.


St. Junipero Serra Institute

The St. John Paul Institute has transition into the St. Junipero Serra Institute 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, is serving as the new director of the Institute.

Classes in English will be held at St. Joseph Parish in Arlington on Monday's from 7pm -9pm.

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Instituto St. Junípero Serra

El Instituto San Juan Pablo II  ha hecho la transición al 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 des 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, la nueva directora del Instituto. 

Las clases en Español serán en la Parroquia de San Pedro el Apostole en Fort Worth los sábados de 10am a 12pm.

Una descripción detallada del nuevo instituto San Junípero Serra se encuntra aquí

Las inscripciones ya están abiertas:  Haga clic aquí para registrarse


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. Please click the link below for new dates and registration information:

Getting Married?

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. Por favor presione el enlace de abajo para nuevas fechas e información para registrarse: 

¿Te vas a casar?


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: and click "upcoming retreats".

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 Summer 2017 At-A-Glance Advancement Foundation E-Newsletter.

AT-A-GLANCE Summer 2017 Newsletter


Catholic Charities: What's Happening

News from Catholic Charities Fort Worth.

CFW Newsletter


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Worldwide Marriage Encounter: August Bulletin Announcements and printable Flyer

Rachel Ministry Retreat / Retiro de Ministerios Raquel: Retreat details Detalles del retiro

St. Junipero Serra Institute: Registration is now open: Register Now

Instituto St. Junípero Serra: Las inscripciones ya están abiertas: Registro

Annual Diocesan Appeal Orientation Sign Ups: Sign up for Webinars / Information Sessions

Montserrat Retreat House Upcoming Retreats:

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 Firearms and Weapons Policy


Diocesan Employment Opportunities

Full-Time:  View full-time job descriptions

  • Coordinator of Youth Minister, Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Wichita Falls
  • Administrative Assistant, The Tribunal Office, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Music Ministries, Good Shepherd Parish, Colleyville  
  • Director of Religious Education, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish, Keller 
  • Director of Children's Catechesis, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center
  • Director of Admissions, Cristo Rey High School, Fort Worth    
  • Assistant Principal, Notre Dame Catholic School, Wichita Falls 
  • Coordinator of Children's Religious Education, St. John the Apostle Parish, N. Richland Hills
  • 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 
  • Front Desk Receptionist, Diocese of Fort Worth, Catholic Center 
  • Coaching Positions, Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth 
  • Coordinator of Children's Formation, Holy Family Catholic Parish, Fort Worth  
  • Administrative Assistant, Cassata High School, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Development, Cassata High School, Fort Worth
  • Principal, Cristo Rey High School, Fort Worth
  • Coordinator of Youth Ministry,St. Andrew Parish, Fort Worth
  • Director of Religious Education, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Fort Worth

Part-Time:  View part-time job descriptions

  • Classroom Assistant (Art Class), St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller 
  • Janitor, St. Bartholomew Parish, Fort Worth 
  • Director of Religious Education, Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish, Aledo
  • Music Teacher, St. John the Apostle Catholic School, North Richland Hills
  • Spanish Teacher, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School, Fort Worth 
  • Spanish Teacher, Our Lady of Victory Catholic School, Fort Worth 
  • Assistant Organist, St. Phillip the Apostle Parish, Lewisville
  • Secretary / Receptionist, St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish, Fort Worth  
  • Media Specialist / Librarian, St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Arlington 
  • Music Teacher & Performance Coordinator, St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Arlington 
  • Preschool Teacher / Substitutes, St. Vincent de Paul Parish,  Arlington 
  • Extended Day Aide, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Keller 
  • Weekend Sacristan, St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Lewisville   
  • Middle School Music Teacher & Choir Director, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grapevine
  • 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 
  • Assistant Choir Director, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Keller  
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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