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Diocese announces new priestly and religious assignments, Catholic school name change

Bishop Michael F. Olson announces the following assignments, effective July 1, 2015, unless otherwise noted. Announcements will be made at the parishes with clergy changes. The diocese also issued a decree changing the name of Holy Cross Catholic School to St. Martin de Porres Catholic School. 


Br. Andrew Sanchez, of Good Shepherd Parish in Colleyville, received as novice of TOR Franciscans

On May 29, Brother Andrew Joseph Sanchez of Grapevine was received as a Novice of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. In a ceremony held during Evening Prayer at St. Francis Friary at Mount Assisi, Loretto, Pennsylvania, Br. Andrew was given the Franciscan Habit of Probation.


Catholic students participate in vocation poster contest sponsored by Serrans

“Champions of Faith” came to life in the artwork created by diocesan students for the vocation poster contest sponsored by the Serra Club of Fort Worth. Students in first through eighth grades from religious education classes and Catholic schools were eligible to participate in the contest.