Wednesday, January 20, 202102Reminding 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, 2020030I 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, 202009As 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, 2020057This 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.
Thursday, April 30, 202002857Bishop Edward J. Burns has announced the start of opening up the Diocese of Dallas in four phases, beginning with scheduled confessions and the celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation and religious celebrations for families that may now begin in small groups.
Sunday, April 26, 20200421Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has announced the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops May 1 in consecrating the two nations to the care of the Blessed Mother under the title “Mary, Mother of the Church.”
Wednesday, March 25, 2020083Bishop Edward J. Burns and Auxiliary Bishop Greg Kelly asked Christians throughout North Texas to join the 1.3 million Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas in praying the Our Father at noon on March 25. Bishop Burns also asked the leaders of other denominations to join in this effort and several pledged their congregants to the effort,...
Thursday, March 19, 202001827Masses and other activities at 79 Dallas Catholic churches have been canceled and 33 Diocese of Dallas Catholic schools will close for at least two weeks in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Bishop Edward J. Burns made the announcement at a news conference on March 13, following a meeting with the Presbyteral Council,...
Tuesday, March 10, 20200127When Erica Rangel visited her alma mater, Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Academy, on Feb. 22, waves of nostalgia mixed with feelings of joy overcame her. Rangel, who now has two children at the West Dallas school, joined the Santa Clara community in welcoming Bishop Edward J. Burns that day as he blessed the campus’s newest addition: a...