Friday, August 26, 20220153More than 300 people gathered Aug. 20 at Bishop Lynch High School to dialogue about Catholic social and moral teaching as well as the Church’s role in the world. The discussion was the latest in a series of listening sessions held as part of the...
Monday, June 20, 2022045On Saturday, June 11, our local Church in Dallas gathered for a Diocese of Dallas Synod listening session on the topic of “Marriage and Family Life.” There hardly is a more important topic for the Catholic Church today.
Having worked in parish ministry for more than a decade, I expected this synod would provide an opportunity to enter into a discussion with my peers, share my perspective and listen to other people’s experiences and hopes for the future of our...Tuesday, March 22, 2022
On Feb. 15, the final catechetical session concluded. This represented the end of one phase of the diocesan synodal process and the beginning of another. On March 26, the first public listening session will take place. Because these terms might be...Thursday, February 24, 2022
An energy reverberated throughout the room as more than 350 people gathered at St. Jude Catholic Parish Jan. 20 for the third in a series of Diocese of Dallas Catechetical and Formation Sessions.Wednesday, January 26, 2022
There is a term we have heard more and more within the Church communities and in recent media coverage, synodality. The term synodality refers to the ancient practice of the Church living the Gospel as pilgrim people of God. This practice, inspired...Wednesday, January 26, 2022
A smile erupted across Bishop Edward J. Burns’s face as he stood before a crowd of 150 in the parish hall of St. Joseph Catholic Parish. He took a moment to answer the question on the minds of most of those in attendance: What’s next? Tuesday, January 11, 2022