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It is 1:13:13 PM
on Thursday, July 28, 2016
in Fort Worth.

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This site was last updated
on July 27, AD 2016

Fr. Timothy Matkin called
to St. Francis, Dallas

Fr. Timothy Matkin
Congratulations to Fr. Timothy Matkin, who has been called to be
the next rector of St. Francis Church in Dallas! He succeeds
Fr. David Allen, who has served the parish as rector since 1993
and is retiring after over 30 years in ministry. Fr. Matkin has been
the vicar in Comanche and Dublin since 2009. He and his wife,
Melisa, have one child. The feast of St. Francis, October 4, is
tentatively set as Fr. Matkin’s institution date.

April 19: Oral argument in Second Court of Appeals

March 8: Camp shelters Stephenville children
after storm

Jan. 16: Bishop Iker comments
on the gathering of Primates in Canterbury

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photos from the ACNA Inaugural Assembly,
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