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Local Catholics celebrate opening of Door of Mercy at Our Mother of Mercy Church

With three sharp raps of his crosier, or bishop’s staff, Bishop Michael Olson opened the Door of Mercy at Our Mother of Mercy Church in Fort Worth, ushering in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to our community.

Bishop Olson to medical workers: God invites all to share his mercy with wounded, vulnerable

WICHITA FALLS -- Dr. Robert Parkey, president of the Fort Worth Diocese’s only local Catholic Medical Association Guild, said during its dinner and presentation by Bishop Michael Olson Nov. 21 that the focus of their “young” organization is community.

Local SSMNs among orders benefitting from national collection

FORT WORTH -- Since they came to Texas in 1873, the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur have built and operated school after school throughout North Texas, preparing students for careers and fruitful faith journeys.