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The Diocese of Fort Worth, St. Patrick Cathedral, and Most Reverend Michael Olson featured in “The Chair” series by DeSales Media

The Chair is an 85-episode series by DeSales Media, a nonprofit Catholic technology and communications ministry working in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. The series features dioceses from around the country.

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram op-ed by Bishop Michael Olson calling for compassion rather than chaos in dealing with immigration issues.

Compassion, not chaos, must govern policy toward migrants and refugees at U.S. border

October 21, 2022

The Catholic Church in Texas knows well not only the plight of migrants and refugees who enter our country on a daily basis but also the suffering of the vulnerable victims of human trafficking. They receive compassionate care and assistance through many men and women who serve in our ministries of outreach and assistance for migrants and refugees and consistently cooperate with local, state and federal authorities. ...

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St. John the Apostle Catholic School Named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

Diocese of Fort Worth

September 16, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education Friday once again named St. John the Apostle Catholic School, located at 7421 Glenview Drive in North Richland Hills, as a one of the nation’s 2022 Blue Ribbon Schools. The school is one of 50 private schools national that were named 2022 Blue Ribbon Schools. Public schools also were named 2022 Blue Ribbon schools.

St. John the Apostle Catholic School was a 2008 National Blue Ribbon School. ...

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Memo on Holy Communion from Bishop Olson

Diocese of Fort Worth

August 18, 2022

Bishop Michael Olson states he believes it prudent to continue the March 12, 2020 practice of receiving Holy Communion only under the one species of the Consecrated Host. He reminds the faithful that the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1377) teaches that “Jesus Christ is truly present whole and entire in each of the species and whole and entire in each of their parts, in such a way that the breaking of the bread does not divide Christ." Please click the link below to read the complete memorandum.

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Revised COVID-19 guidelines for parishes and gatherings outside of Mass

Diocese of Fort Worth

July 29, 2022

Very Rev. Jonathan Wallis, Vicar General of the Diocese of Fort Worth, has issued a new memorandum to priests, deacons, center, and parish staff, which revise the COVID-19 guidelines for parishes and gatherings outside of Mass. Please view the link below for complete guidelines.

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Bishop Michael F. Olson, S.T.D., M.A. was ordained bishop and installed as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth on January 29, 2014.

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