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Father Jim Miller Father Jim Miller, founding pastor of St. Joseph's Arlington, St. Michael's Bedford, dies at 83

December 9, 2014


Father Jim Miller, founding pastor of St. Joseph's Arlington and St. Michael's Bedford, passed away at the age of 83. Fr. Miller was retired and residing at St. Francis Village.

Fr. Miller was born Sept. 8, 1931, in Lincoln Park, Michigan, to John and Lucy Miller. After graduating high school in 1949, he worked as a shoe repairman before enlisting in the Navy in 1951 during the Korean War. In the Navy, he worked as an aviation electronics technician...

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Statement by Fort Worth Catholic Diocese Bishop Michael F. Olson on Federal Immigration Action

November 21, 2014


I welcome the announcement that the federal government will not deport undocumented immigrants and their families who have contributed to the common good by living upright and fruitful lives in the United States of America.

The actions promulgated on Thursday are a first step in establishing much needed and comprehensive reform for our nation's immigration system. By deferring deportation of undocumented immigrants...

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Liturgical Adaptation

October 15, 2014


The Very Rev. Karl W. Schilken, Vicar General, has re-instituted liturgical adaptations that the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth has used in the past during the influenza season. The adaptations go into effect immediately and are intended to limit contact.

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2014 Year-End Giving Guidelines

Pautas de las donaciones de fin de año 2014


The Catholic Center (Diocesan Pastoral and Administrative Offices) will be closed for business from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Thursday, January 1, 2015. Contact by phone and email regarding year-end giving is available to donors at 817-560-3300 Ext. 174 or . Messages will be monitored and returned as soon as possible. There is also a mail slot accessible at the front entrance to the Catholic Center for hand-delivered gifts.

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University of Dallas 2015 Aquinas Lecture

January 28, 2015


UD Aquinas Lecture The University of Dallas’ Department of Philosophy, under the auspices of the Most Reverend Michael F. Olson, S.T.D., Bishop of Fort Worth, will present the 2015 Aquinas Lecture by Professor Wayne J. Hankey of Dalhousie University and King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The lecture titled "From Impassibility to Self-Affectivity: the Trinitarian Metaphysics of Esse in Thomas’s Summa Theologiae" will be presented on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the the University of Dallas’ Lynch Auditorium. A reception will follow in the Gorman Faculty Lounge. This event is free and open to the public.

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28th Annual Celebration of Catholic Schools Banquet

January 31, 2015


28th Annual Celebration of Catholic Schools Banquet The 28th Annual Celebration of Catholic Schools banquet will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Fort Worth Convention Center Ballroom. The social hour is at 6:00 p.m., with dinner following at 7:00 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Most Reverend Michael F. Olson, S.T.D. M.A. During the social hour, works of art from the schools will be on display, and students from St. Joseph, Nolan Catholic and St. Andrew will provide entertainment. Please come out and support the great work of Catholic Schools in our Diocese.

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Sharing in Ministry Update

Sharing in Ministry Parish Report (December 10, 2014)