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Funeral Arrangements for Father Curtsinger are as follows:
The Vigil was held Sunday, August 17 at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home and the Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, August 18 at St. Patrick Cathedral in Fort Worth.
Click here for Father Curtsinger's obituary
North Texas Catholic Online Newsmagazine
On May 15, 2014 I received a letter dated May 8, 2014 from Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary for the Pontifical Commission of Ecclesia Dei, inquiring as to the reasons for my pastoral decision of February 24, 2014...
Bishop Michael F. Olson has written a pastoral letter to the faithful of the Diocese of Fort Worth on the unaccompanied refugees crisis. In addition, Bishop Olson requests that the unaccompanied refugee children be included in each parish’s Prayers of the Faithful.
Care for Those Who Care for Us
Contributions to the annual Priest Care Fund Special Collection will help support the expenses of medical and long-term care for our retired and infirmed priests. These expenses are in addition to what is covered by their insurance, income benefits or personal resources. Please give generously.
All attorneys, judges, public officials, and their families and staffs are invited to attend the 2014 Red Mass on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Cathedral. Bishop Olson will be the principal celebrant. A reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will immediately follow Mass at the Saint Patrick Parish Center. The Most Reverend Daniel E. Flores, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, will speak at the reception.
Please make plans to join us on Saturday, September 27, 2014 for the Bishop’s 10th Annual Catholic Respect Life Gala which will be held at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in downtown Fort Worth. This year's keynote speaker will be Bishop Michael F. Olson, S.T.D. M.A. The evening begins with Check-in and Silent Auction at 6:00 p.m. Doors Open at 7:00 p.m. The cost for individual registration is $90 ($100 after deadline or at the door). The deadline for all online registrations is September 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Please come support and celebrate this worthy cause.
The John Paul II Institute, the diocesan lay ministry formation program, will begin classes this September at four new locations as well as its "Internet" correspondence program. The two new classes in English will be held at St. Michael Parish, Bedford, on the second and fourth Monday evenings of the month, and at the Catholic Center on the second and fourth Tuesday mornings of the month. The new classes in Spanish will be at Immaculate Conception Parish in Denton on the first and third Tuesday evenings of the month and at the Catholic Center on the fourth Saturday of the month (morning and afternoon). Correspondence classes using email ("Internet classes") are also beginning in September. Click on the links below for more information or to register.
Please join us on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for the 2014 Family Life Conference titled "Families: Where Saints are Made." This conference, which will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Grapevine, aims to equip all families with the tools they need to Raise Saints in their homes. Do not feel left out if you are a single parent or step-family, the keynote talks will address and encourage all to boldly live out the faith. There will also be breakout sessions on Healing from Divorce and Step-Parenting. The Keynote Speakers are Most Reverend Michael F. Olson and Dr. Ray Guarendi.
Sharing in Ministry Parish Report (June 30, 2014)