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A Taste of Italy: All-Inclusive Eleven-Day Escorted Trip

The Advancement Foundation Supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Presents: A TASTE OF ITALY! October 19-29, 2016 - This is an all-inclusive eleven-day escorted trip visiting Venice, Padua, Assisi, Florence, Rome and Pompeii. It will be the trip of a lifetime and is limited to the first 36 who register. Travel with us and there will be a Priest to say daily Mass at basilica’s all over Italy! It is fully escorted so all you have to do is pack and show up!

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The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) Texas non-profit corporation, organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious and educational purposes. The Advancement Foundation, as a separate corporation, is an integrated auxiliary supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, charged with receiving contributions intended to benefit supported activities and managing and distributing such contributions for the benefit of those supported activities.


Member Board:

  • Most Rev. Michael F. Olson - Chairman of the Board
  • Mary Goosens - Interim President
  • Very Rev. Daniel P. Kelley - Secretary


Board Directors:

  • Vacant - Treasurer
  • Paula K. Parrish - Executive Director
  • Robert Garrison - Director
  • David Kimbell - Director
  • Duff O'Dell - Director
  • William F. Quinn - Director
  • Ryan F. Kagay - Director


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Newsletter (October 2016)
Newsletter (September 2016)
Newsletter (Summer 2016)
Newsletter (May 2016)


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