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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.


Advancement Foundation News

The Advancement Foundation Team is excited to reveal our newly redesigned newsletter – Advancing the Mission (formerly At-A-Glance).

Advancing the Mission Newsletter

Newsletter (Sept 2017)


"At-A-Glance" Newsletter

Newsletter (Summer 2017)
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 - Clarence F. Bercher (Butch), Edward Gray, Joseph A. Monteleone, Dan A. Shine, David A. Kimbell, Jr., William F. Quinn, Ryan F. Kagay


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