Jesus had a presence that filled the room for nearly 1,000 high school students attending the Fort Worth Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) July 11-13 at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel. During this year’s 19th annual gathering, inside the 5,000-square-foot ballroom converted into a gathering and worship space, many Catholic youth spent more time with the Lord than they had ever done before in a single weekend.
Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas and Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth discussed the collective response of local Catholics to the Texas border crisis and appealed for more volunteer attorneys to represent unaccompanied minor children in immigration court during a joint press conference held July 21 in Dallas.
Tom Strittmatter knows the importance of opening your heart and home to a young, parentless refugee.
The St. Rita parishioner and his wife, Sharon, have welcomed three children into their family since joining Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s International Foster Care program four years ago.