Friday, April 16, 2021023Calling 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, March 19, 2021086As word was announced this week that a Dallas facility had been chosen to house up to 3,000 migrant teenagers, the Catholic faithful in the Diocese of Dallas sprang into action to help those in need.
Monday, February 22, 2021092Recognizing that the pandemic has taken its toll on discipleship and could lead to diocesan members becoming complacent, Bishop Edward J. Burns announced that he will convene a synod in the Diocese of Dallas on December 12, 2021 on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Thursday, February 18, 20210123Winter weather that left millions without electricity and produced record-breaking temperatures blasted north Texas the week of Feb. 15, leading to dangerous travel conditions, school closures, cancelling of sporting events and even forcing local parishes to alter Ash Wednesday plans.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021056Support of the Bishop's Annual Appeal helps fund vocation programs such as the education of more than 75 men discerning the priesthood, ongoing formation for current priests and future deacons as well as funding for priest retirement. In 2020, even as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many lives, support of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal...
Wednesday, January 20, 2021015Reminding 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.
Thursday, December 24, 2020041I 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 brings.
Thursday, November 26, 2020011As we prepare to observe the Thanksgiving holiday, some might feel it’s a bit more difficult to see and celebrate our blessings this year. 2020 has been and continues to be a challenging time. Many have lost loved ones, health, and livelihoods due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for them we must offer constant prayers.
Saturday, September 12, 2020060This is a wonderful opportunity for me to express my gratitude to the Catholic Schools Office for all that they have done in order to put forth and set up this new school year, for, as all of you know, this school year is coming to us with a lot of struggle, a lot of challenges, and, of course, it is an adventure, to say the least.