Friday, July 17, 20200463On July 17, Dallas Catholic Schools Superintendent Matt Vereecke released the following statement, addressing the reopening of schools this fall in light of health and safety guidelines concerning COVID-19.
Tuesday, April 7, 20200176The coronavirus is creating a big challenge for teachers and students around the world. My heart goes out to the students, who, if they are among the lucky ones, are sitting at home with online schoolwork, but without the ability to spend time with their classmates in person, play sports, enjoy clubs, and do other fun things. My heart...
Monday, February 24, 2020016Lent is a time for deeper dialogue with God through prayer, for renewed gratitude for God's mercy and for increased compassion for people whose lives are under attack, Pope Francis said.
Saturday, February 22, 2020075I recently finished a fascinating book by Norman Doidge on neuroplasticity, “The Brain that Changes Itself.” It’s a very readable book about how science is overturning the “mechanistic” view of the human being, which, Doidge argues, has dominated culture at least since the philosopher-scientist René Descartes (1596-1600)....
Friday, February 21, 20200141A listing of Mass times and services offered on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, by parishes within the Diocese of Dallas:
Masses at parish: 6:30 a.m., 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Mass at school: 8 a.m.
Masses: 8 a.m, noon (bilingual), 5 p.m. (Spanish), 7 p.m. (Spanish)
Liturgies of the Word (all in...
Friday, February 21, 2020030The Diocese of Dallas has a wonderful facility, the Catholic Formation Center, right off Interstate Highway 35 and Zang Boulevard in Oak Cliff. Here many retreats, conferences and meetings are held each week.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020019People who recognize and embrace their spiritual poverty will inherit the kingdom of God, not those who place their trust in the comforts of this world, Pope Francis said. The rise and fall of powerful governments and kingdoms throughout history are a lesson that no matter what wealth, power and comfort one has, "the wealth of this world...
Monday, October 7, 2019099A long, snail-paced line of well-wishers waited to greet Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, Congo, after the ceremony in which Pope Francis placed a red hat on his head.
Thursday, October 3, 20190114Bishop Edward J. Burns said that the public forgiveness offered by the brother of a murder victim toward the person who killed him was "an incredible example of Christian love."