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.

Marlon De La Torre, who led several programs in diocese’s Catechesis Dept., named its new director

Marlon-Headshot-BUTTON.jpgMarlon De La Torre, who has been named director of the diocese’s Catechesis Department, is an example of a position and person coming together perfectly. De La Torre came to the diocese in 2010 and has served as director of Office of Marriage and Family Life and director of Catechist Formation and Children’s Catechesis.