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May 6, 2022 

Call for Peace and Vigilance at Mass by the Diocese of Fort Worth

There have been numerous and public calls recently by abortion activist groups to organize disruptions at Catholic Masses across the nation in response to the leaked decision from the Supreme Court regarding Roe v. Wade. This type of activity is an attempt to threaten the rightful and peaceful assembly of Christians to worship and disrupt the sanctity of the holy sacrifice of the Mass.

These groups are calling for people to dress in costume, carry signs and record their protests while attempting to enter churches in order to cause disruption and provocation. All of us must remain peaceful, prayerful, and recollected. Each and all of us should be more intentionally aware of our surroundings this weekend and in the coming months. If you see any type of suspicious activity, please remain calm and immediately report it to church volunteers who are the ushers and guardian ministry members so that they can respond as directed in order to prevent confrontation and preserve and promote the safety of all.

Spanish Translation:

Llamado de la Diócesis de Fort Worth a sus fieles para mantener la paz y a estar vigilantes en la Misa.

Se han emitido recientemente numerosos llamados públicos por parte de grupos activistas del aborto para organizar interrupciones en las misas católicas de todo el país en respuesta a la filtración del borrador de la Corte Suprema con respecto a Roe v. Wade. Este tipo de actividad constituiría una amenaza a la reunión legítima y pacífica de los cristianos para celebrar y adorar, y, además, perturbaría la santidad del santo sacrificio de la Misa.

Estos grupos piden a sus seguidores que se vistan con disfraces, lleven pancartas y graben sus protestas mientras intentan entrar a las iglesias para causar disturbios y provocaciones. Todos debemos permanecer en paz, oración y recogimiento. Debido a esta situación todos deberíamos estar más alertas sobre nuestro entorno este fin de semana y durante los próximos meses. Si usted ve algún tipo de actividad sospechosa, mantenga la calma e informe de inmediato a los voluntarios de la parroquia que son ujieres y los miembros del ministerio de guardianes para que puedan responder según las instrucciones recibidas para evitar cualquier confrontación y preservar y garantizar la seguridad de todos.


This Week's Confession Schedule

Tuesday, May 10

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

in the Cathedral

with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

All are invited to pray with the Blessed Sacrament whether or not you come to confession. 

Wednesday, May 11

11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
in the Cathedral.

Saturday, May 14

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
in the Cathedral.


Bishop Michael F. Olson has issued a Memorandum to priests and parishes requesting prayers for Ukraine circlerightarrow  

“Please ask your parishioners to pray for peace, an end to war, and for the safety of all people of Ukraine who have been traumatized by the unjust Russian invasion of their homeland.”


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is responding with emergency support in Ukraine and neighboring countries. The CRS collection is scheduled in parishes on March 26-27 but parishioners can give now online at   In the meantime, you are welcome to drop checks in the collection basket now indicating CRS/Ukraine in the memo space.




5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

In the Cathedral with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

All are invited to pray with the Blessed Sacrament whether or not you come to confession.


11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

In the Cathedral.


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

In the Cathedral.


After 28 years with the Diocese of Fort Worth, Fr. George Thennattil, TOR, will be moving back to his Community in India.

Fr. George has faithfully served at the following parishes over the past 28 years:   St. Thomas the Apostle, Fort Worth; Holy Trinity, Azle; St. Elizabeth Seton, Keller; and St. Catherine of Sienna, Carrollton. Currently Father is working as the Hospital Chaplain in the downtown Fort Worth hospitals.

Although he is not assigned to St. Patrick Cathedral, he is assisting with Confessions and Masses six days a week. We thank Father for his dedicated service here at St. Patrick Cathedral and in the Diocese of Fort Worth. 

We offer him a big Namasté! (thank you)


Bishop Olson's Homily for the Opening Mass of the Diocesan Synodal Process - October 17, 2021


Questions and Answers on the U.S. Bishops’ Vote to Draft a Document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church

Questions & Answers on Eucharist Document (English).pdf

Questions & Answers on Eucharist Document (Spanish).pdf


St. Patrick Cathedral Fiscal Letter - English

St. Patrick Cathedral Fiscal Letter - Spanish


Call for Action on Advance Directives Legislation

The bishops of Texas through the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB), with one exception, are calling on the faithful from throughout the state to contact their respective state senator and state representative to urge the lawmakers to support SB 1944/HB 3099 which reforms the Texas Advance Directives Act and to oppose SB 917/HB 2609 which eliminates the dispute resolution process.


The TCCB Action Alert details why it is important to support SB 1944/HB 3099 and to oppose SB 917/HB 2609 and how to make your voice heard with one easy click.


Join us for Fr. John Robert's classes each Monday and Tuesday: 

Both classes will be Live Streamed on St. Patrick on our parish website and on the Cathedral's Facebook page.  



Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.


COVID Vaccination Information

In order to ensure that every resident knows the importance of receiving the vaccination, Tarrant County officials have asked the Diocese of Fort Worth to distribute this information about getting the COVID vaccination.

COVID Vaccine - Flyer

Details about resources for COVID in English, Spanish and Vietnamese

COVID Vaccine - YouTube Videos

YouTube links of videos for COVID in English, Spanish and Vietnamese

This information is for residents of Tarrant County and the surrounding counties whose residents can be vaccinated at Tarrant County vaccination centers.


“CATHEDRAL TREASURES” is a beautiful 74-page limited-edition book that is now available to order.  Cost is $20 plus shipping and handling.  This comprehensive collection of the sacred beauty here at St. Patrick Cathedral includes the magnificent windows, stations of the cross, statues and sacred objects.  circlerightarrow 


POPE FRANCIS signs new Encyclical "Fratelli tutti" on St Francis' tomb in Assisi

"Let us dream, then, as a single human family, as fellow travelers sharing the same flesh, as children of the same earth which is our common home, each of us bringing the richness of his or her beliefs and convictions, each of us with his or her own voice, brothers and sisters all."  CLICK HERE to see the complete Encyclical.


Bishop Olson’s Statement regarding Pope Francis’ Comments Recorded in Francesco


PASTORAL LETTER from Bishop Olson to the clergy, the faithful and others of the Diocese regarding any possible invalid baptisms: 





Financial Information for St. Patrick Cathedral:


Engaging In Religious Formation Ministry

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We invite everyone to pray for our Diocesan Seminarians this year. CLICK HERE to download the 2017-2018 Seminarian Daily Prayer List. For any additional information please contact the Vocations Office.

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