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Local clergy react to Bishop Berg’s appointment

Bp-Berg-concelebrating-BUTTON.jpgIt’s been a banner season for new bishops selected from the Diocese of Fort Worth. The diocese’s own Monsignor Michael Olson was appointed bishop of Fort Worth, Nov. 19, 2013 and ordained and installed Jan. 29; and Diocesan Administrator Monsignor Steven Berg received the papal call to shepherd the Diocese of Pueblo, Colorado Jan 15, and was ordained and installed Feb. 27.


On eve of ordination, Bishop-elect Berg advised to share his gifts to lead his new flock to Christ

Bp-Berg-Vespers-hugs-Bp-Charron-BUTTON.jpgWhen faced with tough decisions during his years as a pastor and later as diocesan administrator for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Monsignor Stephen Berg knew there was a trusting soul who understood the challenges of ministry. For advice and encouragement he turned to his uncle, Bishop Emeritus of Des Moines Joseph L. Charron, also known to his many nieces and nephews as “Bishop Uncle Joe.”


Knights’ Fr. Donlon Vocations Dinner passes $2 million cumulative total with $138K raised this year

Fr.-Donlon-Dinner-Check-Button.jpgBy raising more than $2 million dollars in 23 years with the Father Aidan Donlon Vocations Dinner, Knights of Columbus Council 1473 based out of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Wichita Falls, has played an important role in the lives of many priests in the Diocese of Fort Worth, including those of Bishop Michael Olson, and Father Michael Moloney, associate pastor in Wichita Falls.


‘Thy will be done’: Always trusting God’s will, diocese’s Msgr. Berg to become bishop of Pueblo, CO

Bp-elect-Berg-Portrait-BUTTON.jpgThose who witnessed the priestly ordination of Stephen Berg, May 15, 1999, may recall the tender familial atmosphere that was present in the church. The new priest at that time recalled the ceremony as having been “solemn, elegant, and graceful,” yet, for most observers, the liturgy’s warm spirit surpassed the majestic nature that is a signature quality of ordinations.


Diocese of Fort Worth Celebrates Catholic Schools at Annual Catholic Schools Banquet

Catholic school employees and supporters gathered together for the 27th Annual Celebration of Catholic Schools Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Fort Worth Convention Center Ballroom. The event brought together representatives from all 20 schools in the Diocese of Fort Worth with the theme “Thresholds of Faith.”