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Deacon class of 2020 gathers for first time

Thirty-seven men from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and occupations, gathered inside St. Patrick Cathedral Aug. 8 for a common purpose. Seated alongside spouses, children, and grandchildren, the group of aspirants entering the Permanent Deacon Formation Program, began the five-year journey toward ordination with a Mass concelebrated by Fort Worth Bishop Michael Olson and several diocesan priests.

Local Knights of Columbus raise $196K for diocesan programs, seminarians

It was evident that charity is the first principal of their order, as the Fort Worth Knights of Columbus presented Bishop Olson with a check for $196,097 at the 20th Annual Priest and Religious Appreciation Dinner. Held at St. Bartholomew Parish in Fort Worth, the dinner was attended by over 400 supporters, including more than 100 priests, sisters, deacons and seminarians.  

Matthew Tatyrek ordained newest transitional deacon in Diocese of Fort Worth

After a six-year journey as a seminarian of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Matthew Tatyrek was ordained a transitional deacon Sat., July 25 at his home parish of Holy Family of Nazareth in Vernon.