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October 18-30 2017

You are cordially invited to join the Diocesan Travel Program on the trip of a lifetime to France! The climax of the journey will be the Shrine at Lourdes and the seaside village of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast. Fully escorted. Almost All-Inclusive. Five-Star Hotels. Daily Mass. Space is limited!


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.


Fiscal Year 2018 Parish Operating Grants

Subvenciones Operativas de las Parroquias para el Año Fiscal 2018

Applications are now being accepted for Fiscal Year 2018 Parish Operating Grants, awarded from the Advancement Foundation as part of the Annual Diocesan Appeal case for support. These grants are available to small, rural or needy parishes within the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Completed grant application forms, with accompanying documentation, may be submitted via email, fax or postal mail and must be received no later than Monday, May 1st.

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Advancement Foundation News

"At-A-Glance" Newsletter

Newsletter (Mar 2017)
Newsletter (Feb 2017)
Newsletter (Jan 2017)
Newsletter (Nov/Dec 2016)


Member Board:

  • Chairman of the Board - Most Rev. Michael F. Olson
  • President - Mary Goosens
  • Secretary - Very Rev. Msgr E. James Hart
  • Treasurer - Vacant

Board Directors:

  • Executive Director - Paula K. Parrish, CFRE
  • Directors - Jr. David Kimbell, William F. Quinn,  Ryan F. Kagay


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