On May 13, 1917, three shepherd children in the little Portuguese town of Fatima were astonished to be visited by a beautiful woman who spoke to them about a heavenly plan for peace for the world. Columnists
Wednesday, February 12, 20140139With Lent only days away, the Diocese of Dallas’ Office of Youth and Young Adults is once again hoping to help young Catholics get their hands (and foreheads) a little dirty this year.
Tuesday, February 11, 20140166VATICAN CITY -- In retirement, Pope Benedict XVI follows a daily schedule similar to that of any retired bishop or religious: He prays, reads, strolls, talks with people and offers them spiritual advice, the Vatican spokesman said.
Friday, January 31, 2014081Thousands of people converged on downtown Dallas for the 2014 March for Life Mass at the Dallas Convention Center, a venue that Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said to thunderous applause that he would like to outgrow within the next two years.
Thursday, January 30, 20140219Holy Family of Nazareth Catholic School in Irving never had welcomed back a former student wearing official Harlem Globetrotters gear. But when Globetrotters’ rookie Joyce “Sweet J” Ekworomadu visited the school on Jan. 27, posters saluting the Globetrotters adorned the gym’s walls.
I am writing this column on the holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It seems like a good time to do a little remembering of the events of the late 1950s and the early 1960s when Dr. King was beginning his program of non-violence in an effort to end segregation in our country.Columnists
“Why start the Mass with a ritual greeting?” we sometimes hear. “This sets a stiff, official tone to the entire celebration. Why not start with an informal greeting like ‘Good Morning,’ which would promote a more congenial/familial mood, more in style for the beginning of a meal?”
Friday, July 19, 2013066Sixty-five young adults from the Diocese of Dallas will be making their way to Rio de Janeiro this summer for World Youth Day, set for July 23-28. Some left early for a brief visit to Pope Francis’ home country.