Friday, December 5, 20140301Chris Rebuck will become Bishop Lynch High School’s new president, effective July 1, 2015. Bishop Kevin J. Farrell made the announcement during a Dec. 5 all-school morning assembly at the campus. The hire of Rebuck means that for the first time in 33 years a new president will lead the school.
Monday, October 20, 2014085Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said on Oct. 20 that he followed the teaching of Christ and stepped in to house the fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan and three others for several weeks at a diocesan facility when no one else would.
Friday, September 26, 20140158Forming young shepherds for the Catholic Church is something Father James Swift has been doing for the better part of his 36 years as a priest of the Congregation of the Mission, otherwise known as the Vincentians. “I love being a priest and I love doing seminary work,” Father Swift said. “It’s just that simple.”
Thursday, September 11, 20140127Couples with long, loving marriages truly serve God, embody Gospel values and fortify sagging cultural expectations, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell told an overflow crowd at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe on Sept. 6.
Monday, July 21, 2014064Dallas Bishop Kevin J. Farrell on July 21 cited Scripture in calling for a humane and non-partisan lens as the gateway to addressing the flow of unaccompanied minor children who have crossed the nation’s southwestern border.
Tuesday, July 1, 20140145On July 1, Catholic Charities of Dallas joined a number of churches, government officials and non-profit organizations in a discussion on how to respond to the influx of undocumented minors across the Texas border.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014059Engaging in or supporting missionary activity allows Christians to enter the "flood of joy" that comes from experiencing God's love and sharing it with others, Pope Francis said.
Wednesday, June 11, 20140748On May 31, 2014, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell ordained four new priests for the Diocese of Dallas. For deacons Martin Mwangi, Luca Simbula, Kevin Wilwert, and Juan Carlos Marin Cortes, the day of their priesthood had finally arrived. Loved ones, friends and well-wishers from the four nations represented by the new priests over-filled the...