Confirmation: Sealed by the Holy Spirit

FORT WORTH — One by one, the young Catholics came forward in the sanctuary of St. Andrew Catholic Parish in Fort Worth, their sponsors’ hands firmly planted on their shoulders. Bishop Michael Olson waited at the foot of the altar to anoint the candidates with chrism while saying their Confirmation name.

Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

FORT WORTH — On behalf of the members of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, I offer prayer for the healing and safety of all involved and affected by the tragic and senseless school shooting in Santa Fe High School. We pray for those affected by this violent act and for all victims of violence, in whatever form.

St. John Paul II Monstrance travels through diocese ahead of Vocation Awareness Program

FORT WORTH — Father Nghia Nguyen, vocations liaison for the Diocese of Fort Worth, believes it’s important to “create a culture in the diocese where we all pray for vocations.”