Monday, February 22, 20210112Recognizing 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.
Sunday, April 21, 20190156
From staff and wire reports
Bishop Edward J. Burns joined other faith leaders across the world April 21 in expressing sadness and horror in response to the deadly Easter blasts in Sri Lanka.
In a statement, Bishop Burns said he was "extremely saddened and horrified by the news that more than 200 innocent lives were lost at the...
Sunday, April 21, 20190105As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ's resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.
Wednesday, February 27, 20190154
By Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis and top officials of the Roman Curia will leave the Vatican March 10-15 for their annual Lenten retreat, which will be led by Benedictine Abbot Bernardo Gianni of the Abbey of San Miniato al Monte in Florence, the Vatican announced Feb. 27.
And, as is customary when first...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018070Easter is a time to remember the joy that Jesus is alive and that his resurrection can inspire hope and love in the world, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018099Easter makes it clear that in the life of Jesus, but also in the lives of modern men and women, "death, solitude and fear" do not have the last word, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.
Friday, April 10, 2015049By now Lent and Holy Week and Easter Sunday have come and gone. But there are always remnants of what has happened in the past to remind us that maybe we didn’t sweep all the corners, maybe we didn’t fix all the leaks in our roof, maybe we missed some blessings.
One theme in the Bible is the social character of sin. Sin is a reality that affects the people of God as a people; that is, it is something that emerges inside the human heart but that ultimately extends far beyond — it is both in our hearts and “out there” in our customs and institutions as a people. We shape each other and our...