Annual Diocesan Appeal

Bishop's Guild

Stewardship: A Way of Life

Amazon Smile

Join the Bishop's Guild

Join and become a member!

Stewardship is a way of life; a conversion of mind and heart

Learn more about Stewardship

Get Started on AmazonSmile!

Register | Login to your account

Important Information About 2017 Year-End Giving and Tax Deductions

Información Importante Sobre Las Donaciones De Fin De Año 2017 Y Las Deducciones Impositivas (De Impuestos)

Más información

2017 Year-End Giving and Tax DeductionsThe Catholic Center (Diocesan Pastoral and Administrative Offices) will be closed for business from Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018. Contact by phone and email regarding year-end giving is available to donors at 817-945-9440 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 (800 W. Loop 820 S., Fort Worth TX 76108) for hand-delivered gifts.

  • In order to be credited as a donation in the 2017 tax year, checks must be dated and mailed with a postmark on or before Sunday, December 31, 2017.
  • Credit card gifts are effective on the date the card is charged.
  • Electronic funds transfer is effective on the date of the transfer.
  • Stocks transferred electronically are effective on the date of transfer.




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 (Nov 2017)


Advancing the Mission Newsletters

Newsletter (Oct 2017)
Newsletter (Sept 2017)
Newsletter (Summer 2017)
Newsletter (Mar 2017)
Newsletter (Feb 2017)
Newsletter (Jan 2017)


Member Board:

  • Chairman of the Board - Most Rev. Michael F. Olson
  • President - Don Wagner
  • 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


Supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

Get Started