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At renovated Diocesan Formation Center, less clutter makes more room for Christ

FORT WORTH -- To become filled with Christ means first emptying ourselves of the busyness and distractions that fill our lives. Much of the same is happening at the former Cursillo Center, which is in the midst of a transformation into the Diocesan Formation Center. 

Pilgrimage of Mercy unites community

More than 100 years after St. Maria Goretti uttered her deathbed plea to forgive her murderer, her lessons of mercy still inspire and instruct Catholics around the world. Many from the Fort Worth Diocese, including eighth grade students from St. Maria Goretti School in Arlington and St. Andrew School in Fort Worth, seized the opportunity to visit the relics of the young saint.

Thousands of youth celebrate their faith out loud at World Youth Day North Texas

ARLINGTON -- During his 1989 World Youth Day address in Spain, St. John Paul II said, “Today's world needs many apostles — especially apostles who are young and courageous. You young people have in a special way the task of witnessing today to the faith; the commitment to bring the Gospel of Christ — the Way, the Truth and the Life — into the third Christian Millennium.”