The faithful in the Diocese of Fort Worth have a tremendous opportunity to help form future leaders in the local Church. And it begins with support of Catholic school education, said Paula Parrish, executive director of the diocese’s Advancement Foundation.
GAINESVILLE -- “We put ourselves aside to be servants,” said Monica Diaz of Keller, who joined 100 youth, mentors, and volunteers at the 17th annual Camp Fort Worth offered this year in Gainesville.
In the spirit of St. Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of poverty, Catholic Charities Fort Worth is launching an innovative program designed to lead the poor along a path to economic independence and an improved quality of life. Aptly named “The Padua Pilot,” the program aims at lifting the poor out of poverty long-term and breaking the cycle of dependency that has kept them there.