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Bishop Kevin J. Farrell named Prefect of the new Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life

With a Moto Proprio, Pope Francis announced on Wednesday the establishment of a Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life. The Prefect of the new Dicastery will be the Irish-born Bishop Kevin Joseph Farrell, currently serving as Bishop of Dallas.

Statement by Bishop Farrell on his appointment as Prefect of the new Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia)

'Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family', released on April 8th, the new Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis, brings together the results of the two Synods on the Family in 2014 & 2015.

Jubilee Year of Mercy

Learn more about the Jubilee of Mercy, which begins on Tuesday, December 8th


National Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities - September 9

In the wake of the multiple tragedies this summer in many communities throughout the U.S., including here in Dallas, USCCB President Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz has called for a National Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities. The designated date for this observance is Friday, September 9th for parishes throughout the U.S, on the Feast of St. Peter Claver. [More]

 


An invitation to the 2016 Dallas Ministry Conference

Sponsored by the Diocese of Dallas and the University of Dallas, the 2016 conference strives to bring together Catholic faithful from the diocese and the surrounding area to learn, pray, and Walk Together in Faith. [More]

 


More on Bishop Farrell’s new role as Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life

What makes the creation of this dicastery unique? What will Bishop Farrell be doing for the dicastery? Learn more about this new role for Bishop Kevin J. Farrell in the Roman Curia. [More]

 


Statement by Bishop Farrell on his appointment as Prefect of the new Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life

The following is Bishop Kevin J. Farrell’s response to the Papal announcement of his appointment as the Prefect of the newly established Vatican Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life. [More]

 


Bishop Kevin J. Farrell named Prefect of the new Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life

With a Moto Proprio, Pope Francis announced on Wednesday the establishment of a Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life. The Prefect of the new Dicastery will be the Irish-born Bishop Kevin Joseph Farrell, currently serving as Bishop of Dallas. [More]

 


Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Dallas Launch 2016 – 2017 School Year

Catholic school students in the Diocese of Dallas begin heading back to the classroom on Wednesday, August 10th. See the complete list of start dates for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Dallas. [More]

 


What does “The Assumption” Mean?

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops made a decision that, because of its proximity to Sunday, the Assumption would not be a Holy Day of Obligation in 2016. On November 1, 1950, Pope Pius XII declared the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which the church celebrates every year on August 15th. [More]

 


The Real Presence of Christ

By the power of the Holy Spirit, Christ is present in the proclamation of God’s Word, in the Eucharistic assembly, in the person of the priest, but above all and in a wholly unique manner in the Eucharist. [More]

 

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