Monday, February 24, 2020012Lent 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, 2020042I 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, 20200118A 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, 2020012The 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, 202009People 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, 2019077A 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, 2019096Bishop 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."
Wednesday, July 17, 20190230For any flower to blossom fully, its roots must be nourished continuously and grounded in good soil. This simple fact of nature highlights, by analogy, the spiritual necessity of drawing constant inspiration from the first days and heroes of the early Church.
Wednesday, July 10, 20190561All 197 members of John Paul II High School’s Class of 2019 are headed off to college, packing their bags for life’s adventures that lie ahead.
One of the seniors who recently walked across the stage at the Allen Event Center in her hometown has already built a legacy around bags while still a high school teen.