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BISHOP EDWARD J. BURNS: EIGHTH BISHOP OF DALLAS

Bishop Edward J. Burns, center, blesses the Eucharist with his fellow bishops and priests during the installation Mass on Feb. 9 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Downtown Dallas. (BEN TORRES/Special Contributor)

Bishop Burns installed as eighth bishop of Dallas

Seeking the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe and vowing to exhaust himself for Jesus Christ by working side-by-side with his new flock, Bishop Edward J. Burns was installed as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Dallas at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe Feb. 9. Read more

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Bishop Edward J. Burns’ heart for encouraging and nurturing vocations shines forth in his joyful disposition, his love of pastoral ministry and his allegiance to a prayerful life, said officials of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, in which the new Dallas bishop grew up and served in many ministries. Read more

More than 130 years ago, miners from all parts of the United States flocked to Alaska in search of gold. Today, millions visit in search of something perhaps more stunning: the state’s unquestioned natural beauty. Read more

Getting from one parish to another in the Diocese of Juneau is a feat in itself. The region’s archipelagic geography and precipitous weather account for two of the biggest challenges Bishop Edward J. Burns had to face as he sought to nurture the vitality and growth of all 10 parishes in the diocese. Read more

Citing his commitment to Catholic education for families in the Diocese of Juneau, Bishop Edward J. Burns spared no effort to keep the doors of Holy Name Catholic School open, despite floundering enrollment and declining interest. Read more

By Seth Gonzales The Texas Catholic JUNEAU, Alaska — Twenty years after resettling his family in Juneau, Arnulfo Lamas has grown to love his adopted home — 6,700 miles north of his native city of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. Today, Lamas,

During an emotional evening filled with tears and laughter, hundreds gathered Jan. 19 at St. Paul Catholic Church for Bishop Edward J. Burns’ farewell Mass as their bishop. Read more

The Texas Catholic An evening filled with fellowship, laughter and prayers welcomed out-of-town priests, family members and friends who traveled to Dallas to witness the installation of Bishop Edward J. Burns as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Dallas.

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from remarks made by Bishop Edward J. Burns during Solemn Vespers on Feb. 8 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. I have to say, being assigned here, many people have

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from remarks made by Bishop Edward J. Burns, the eighth bishop for the Diocese of Dallas, during his homily at his installation Mass on Feb. 9 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin

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