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Persons with Disabilities

A young person in a wheelchair works on a school project with other students.The Diocesan Committee on Persons with Disabilities creates awareness of hidden obstacles preventing disabled persons from participating fully in liturgies and other parish functions. Administered under the diocesan Office of Liturgy & Worship, the committee hopes to provide resource materials and organize a speaker's bureau to help faith communities better understand the needs and challenges facing the disabled.

Guideline for the Celebration of the Sacraments

Special Needs Mass

The Catholic Community gathers for a special needs Mass on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 6:30 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Fort Worth. This Mass is for families with members who have special needs, friends and all who love and support someone with special needs. The Mass is celebrated in the Chapel and a reception will follow in the Family Life Center Rooms B and C.

Monthly Special Needs Mass & Socials

The Catholic Special Needs Community gathers for a special community Mass on the 2nd Saturday of each month at Holy Family Church in Fort Worth. Mass begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

Whenever possible we strive to provide the following services and support as needed:

  • Mass for the persons with disabilities
  • Sacraments and Preparation
  • Vacation Bible Camp
  • Social Gatherings and Holiday Celebrations

For more Special Needs Mass information please contact or .




Connie Martin
Coordinator of Deaf Ministry & Special Needs Services
817-945-9381, 817-591-0186 (VP)


Deacon Don Warner
Director of Chaplaincy

The Diocese of Fort Worth is dedicated to a Safe Environment. We offer extensive and mandatory training for all employees and volunteers. Please contact the Safe Environment office if you need assistance or to report an abuse or concern.

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