Thursday, August 19, 20210353It is with deep sadness that we inform you about the passing of Geraldine L. Burns, 89, mother of Bishop Edward J. Burns, who passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida.
Tuesday, August 10, 20210131In light of the recent surge in COVID cases and concern about the spread of the Delta variant, Bishop Edward J. Burns has postponed reinstating the requirement for Catholics to attend Mass in person in the Diocese of Dallas. The dispensation which...
Thursday, July 22, 2021070The bishops who head the El Paso and Dallas dioceses in Texas have asked Gov. Greg Abbott to halt an order that could result in shutting down, by the end of August, Catholic Charities facilities in Texas that care for foster and migrant children,...
Bishop Burns has appointed Jason Deuterman, diocesan director of the Office of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries, to serve as the chairman for the Diocesan Synod Preparatory Commission, a body of individuals that includes both clergy and...Friday, May 21, 2021
Calling it a “very special day within the Diocese of Dallas,” Bishop Edward J. Burns ordained five men to the transitional diaconate during a diocesan ceremony held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Coppell on April 10. Friday, April 16, 2021
For many of us, the past year perhaps has felt like an extremely long Lenten season filled with the forced penance of sadness, prayer and restrictions. Through those struggles and challenges, we have desperately needed a time of hope. Now, more...Sunday, April 4, 2021
Reminding the faithful that the gift of God is one to be shared, especially in dark times, Bishop Edward J. Burns during celebration of Christmas Mass recalled the story of Reginald Fessenden’s 1906 Christmas Eve message.Wednesday, January 20, 2021
I pray you have enjoyed a wonderful Advent and are now prepared to celebrate the holy birth of Jesus Christ, our Savior. As we prepare for Christmas, we perhaps need more than ever before the joy and hope that blessed event in Bethlehem always...Thursday, December 24, 2020