Wednesday, January 26, 202206There 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...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022049A 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?
Thursday, December 16, 2021053Past, present and future. Signs of all were present on Dec. 12 at St. Ann Catholic Church as with the celebration of a Mass on the Third Sunday of Advent, which also recognized the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bishop Edward J. Burns formally...
Wednesday, December 15, 2021048Elvia Reyes said faith drew her to join more than 250 others at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church on Nov. 30 for the first in a series of Diocese of Dallas synod catechetical and formation sessions.
On Dec. 12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bishop Edward J. Burns celebrated a Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church in Coppell that will officially mark the beginning of the preparatory phase of the Diocese of Dallas synod. While the Mass and...Sunday, December 12, 2021
The Diocese of Dallas will mark the opening of the synod process with a special Mass celebrated by Bishop Edward J. Burns on Dec. 12 at St. Ann Parish in Coppell. All are invited to attend this momentous occasion.Thursday, December 2, 2021
This is a special time for the Church in Dallas. We have the opportunity to address the abject loneliness and uneasiness that we see in our diocese, present before yet magnified on the heels of a global health crisis that has changed the world. Many...Monday, November 29, 2021
As we prepare ourselves for the opening of our diocesan synod, it is worth remembering that the Holy Father has described the synodal process as both “an exercise in mutual listening” and “a matter of listening to the Holy Spirit”. Now, it...Friday, November 26, 2021
Bishop Edward J. Burns has called for a synod to take place in 2024, with the preparatory phase beginning formally on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021. So you may be wondering…why start all of the commotion now, almost three years before the synod meeting...Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Bishop Edward J. Burns has recently embarked on a multiyear diocesan synod process for the Diocese of Dallas. At the same time, Pope Francis has announced a universal synod for the whole Church, which will draw on input from dioceses around the...Thursday, October 14, 2021