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Arlington Area Deanery
East Central Deanery
West Central Deanery
Northeast Deanery

North Deanery
South Deanery
Northwest Deanery
Southwest Deanery

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Arlington Area Deanery

Arlington Area Deanery

The Arlington Area Deanery Chief Advocate is as follows:

Helen Engle
Chief Advocate

  • Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, Arlington
  • St. Joseph Parish, Arlington
  • St. Jude Parish, Mansfield
  • St. Maria Goretti Parish, Arlington
  • St. Mary the Virgin Parish, Arlington
  • St. Matthew Parish, Arlington
  • St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Arlington
  • Vietnamese Martyrs Parish, Arlington

East Central Deanery

East Central Deanery

The East Central Deanery Chief Advocates are as follows:

Deacon Michael Hoang
Chief Advocate

  • All Saints, Fort Worth
  • Christ the King, Fort Worth
  • Holy Name of Jesus, Fort Worth
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary, Fort Worth
  • Our Lady of Fatima, Fort Worth
  • St. Rita, Fort Worth

Daniel Zavala
Chief Advocate

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe, Fort Worth
  • Our Mother of Mercy, Fort Worth
  • St. George, Fort Worth
  • St. Mary of the Assumption, Fort Worth
  • St. Patrick Cathedral, Fort Worth

West Central Deanery

West Central Deanery

The West Central Deanery Chief Advocates are as follows:

Steve Dixon
Chief Advocate

  • Holy Family Parish, Fort Worth
  • Holy Redeemer Parish, Aledo
  • Holy Trinity Mission, Azle
  • St. Andrew Parish, Fort Worth
  • St. Ann Parish, Burleson

Mark Gannaway
Assistant Chief Advocate

  • St. Bartholomew Parish, Fort Worth
  • St. Benedict Parish, Fort Worth
  • St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Fort Worth
  • St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Fort Worth
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Fort Worth

Northeast Deanery

Northeast Deanery

The Northeast Deanery Chief Advocates are as follows:

Steve Neubauer
Chief Advocate

  • Holy Cross, The Colony
  • St. Catherine of Siena, Carrollton
  • St. Phillip the Apostle, Lewisville

Tammy Sandoval
Chief Advocate

  • Good Shepherd, Colleyville
  • St. Francis of Assisi, Grapevine
  • St. Michael, Bedford

Toni Vasquez
Chief Advocate

  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Keller
  • Korean Martyrs, Hurst
  • St. John the Apostle, North Richland Hills

North Deanery

North Deanery

The North Deanery Chief Advocates are as follows:

Deacon Vic Norton
Chief Advocate

  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Decatur
  • Immaculate Conception Parish, Denton
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Muenster
  • St. John Paul II Parish, Denton
  • St. John the Baptizer Parish, Bridgeport
  • St. Mark Parish, Denton
  • St. Martin de Porres Parish, Prosper
  • St. Mary Parish, Gainesville
  • St. Mary Parish, Jacksboro
  • St. Peter Parish, Lindsay
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Pilot Point

South Deanery

South Deanery

The South Deanery Chief Advocates are as follows:

Carol Beyer
Chief Advocate

  • Holy Angels Parish, Clifton
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Abbott
  • Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Penelope
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, De Leon
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Morgan
  • Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Hillsboro
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Comanche
  • St. Brendan Parish, Stephenville
  • St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Granbury
  • St. Joseph Parish, Cleburne
  • St. Mary Parish, Dublin
  • St. Rose of Lima Parish, Glen Rose

Northwest Deanery

Northwest Deanery

The Northwest Deanery Chief Advocate is as follows:

David Bindel
Chief Advocate

  • Christ the King Parish, Iowa Park
  • Holy Family of Nazareth Parish, Vernon
  • Immaculate Conception of Mary Parish, Wichita Falls
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Wichita Falls
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Wichita Falls
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Seymour
  • Sacred Heart Parish, Wichita Falls
  • Santa Rosa Parish, Knox City
  • St. Boniface Parish, Scotland
  • St. Jerome Parish, Bowie
  • St. Joseph Parish, Crowell
  • St. Joseph Parish, Nocona
  • St. Joseph Parish, Rhineland
  • St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, Burkburnett
  • St. Mary Parish, Quanah
  • St. Mary Parish, Henrietta
  • St. Mary Parish, Windthorst
  • St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Megargel
  • St. Paul Parish, Electra
  • St. William Parish, Montague

Southwest Deanery

Southwest Deanery

The Southwest Deanery Chief Advocate is as follows:

Bobbi Westendorf
Chief Advocate

  • Holy Rosary Parish, Cisco
  • Jesus of Nazareth Parish, Albany
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Mineral Wells
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Breckenridge
  • St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Graford
  • St. Francis Xavier Parish, Eastland
  • St. John Parish, Strawn
  • St. Mary Parish, Graham
  • St. Rita Parish, Ranger
  • St. Stephen Parish, Weatherford
  • St. Theresa Parish, Olney

Defensor Principal

Defensor Principal

El Defensor Principal ó el Defensor Principal adjunto pueden ayudarlo a localizar al Defensor de su parroquia/iglesia. Por favor, póngase en contacto con ellos para obtener ayuda.

Guillermo Muñoz
Defensor Principal del Decanato

Irma (Patty) Muñoz
Defensor Principal Adjunto



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Judicial Vicar

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