Local News:

Paula Parrish named first director of new diocesan Advancement Foundation

Paula-K-Parrish-BUTTON.jpgFort Worth native Paula Parkman Parrish, a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), is excited to be coming “home.” Home to Holy Family Church, where her family’s deep roots extend back to charter membership in the former St. Alice parish; home to her sisters and other members of her extended family; and home to beloved friends from her years of leadership within the Fort Worth arts and education communities. She and her husband, Larry, she says, are especially grateful to be returning to live in proximity to their own two young adult children and their spouses, and, most especially, to the Parrish family’s first grandchild.

Young Catholic Professionals kick off new chapter in Fort Worth

Over 100 young adults gathered in the St. Patrick Cathedral Pastoral Center Courtyard under balmy, nearly-summer skies for the official kickoff of the Fort Worth Chapter of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) on Tuesday, May 20.

Bishop Olson encouraged students to grow in their fidelity to God at the Eighth Grade Mass

This year’s diocesan Eighth Grade Mass — held May 7 at St. Joseph Church — brought back memories for Christine Holtz. In 1977, she was part of the graduating class at St. Andrew Catholic School in Southwest Fort Worth.