Thursday, February 18, 20210236Winter 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, March 11, 202001006Two Dallas Catholic school campuses and a parish have closed after a person showing symptoms of COVID-19 had come into contact with individuals at those school and church communities, school and Diocese of Dallas officials said Wednesday.
Sunday, March 3, 20190366“What is most contrary to salvation is not sin but habit.” These are the words of Charles Péguy, instigator, poet, soldier, Catholic. And they’re words which, for me, come to mind as we begin our Lent again.
Thursday, February 15, 20180822At the beginning of Lent, I always think about Winnie-the-Pooh, particularly the time he got stuck in Rabbit’s front door. You remember the story: he’d eaten too much and, trying to leave, found himself so tightly wedged he couldn’t go either in or out.
Tuesday, September 5, 20170258As Hurricane Harvey was in its final days wrecking the Gulf Coast, students, parents and parishioners at St. Rita Catholic Community knew time was of the essence and rushed to coordinate a response. The result was overwhelming and on Sept. 1, as parents dropped off students for school, they unloaded a multitude of donations from the...
Sunday, April 2, 20170173“Hope rather than fear,” St. Thomas Aquinas taught, is the true “cause of confession.” An act of love, confession “gives us life,” he said. It’s a sacrament which “opens the gate of heaven.”
Thursday, April 30, 20150349Anne O’Brien will be recognized at the Angels’ 14th annual Spring Mass and Luncheon on May 5. A 10:30 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe will be followed by a noon luncheon at the nearby Meyerson Symphony Center.
Friday, April 12, 20130151Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas recently celebrated Holy Week activities at parishes throughout the area. Find more photos from 2013 Holy Week celebrations in the April 12 print edition of The Texas Catholic.