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Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop for the Diocese of Dallas

Pope Francis has named the Most Reverend Edward J. Burns to serve as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas. Bishop Burns will be installed as the Bishop of Dallas on February 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. 

Full text of Pope Francis' homily for the Consistory

Pope Francis, in his homily at the Consistory which took place in St Peter’s Basilica on Saturday, reflected on the Lord’s “Sermon on the Plain,” found in the Gospel of St Luke.


9 Reasons to Join 9 Days for Life

Have you heard that the US Catholic bishops are asking us to pray for life from January 21-29, 2017, a special period of prayer, penance, and pilgrimage? A novena, easily accessible by computer, phone, or by download, will unite us in the days surrounding the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion throughout pregnancy. [More]

 


Cardinals and Bishops react to Bishop Burns Announcement

Many cardinals, bishops and priests have reached out to express their congratulations to the new chief shepherd of the Diocese of Dallas, Bishop Edward J. Burns. [More]

 


Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop for the Diocese of Dallas

Pope Francis has named the Most Reverend Edward J. Burns to serve as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas. Bishop Burns, the new Chief Shepherd of the 1.3 million Catholics in the Dallas diocese, succeeds Cardinal Kevin Farrell, who left Dallas for Rome on October 1 after the Pope appointed him the Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. Bishop Burns will be installed as the Bishop of Dallas on February 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. [More]

 


Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pope Francis: "On this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, let us first of all gratefully remember her visit and maternal closeness; let us sing her Magnificat with Her; and let us entrust the life of our peoples and the continental mission of the Church to her. " [More]

 


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe to be a Day of Prayer and Solidarity with Families of Immigrants

A Day of Prayer with a focus on the plight of refugees and migrants will take place across the United States on December 12, 2016, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. [More]

 


The Advent Wreath—Ringing the Christian World

The Advent wreath compliments the twofold character of the liturgical season of Advent: looking back to the birth of the infant Jesus, Christ our Light, into the world, and marking a season of joyful expectation for another celebration of the Nativity of Christ. [More]

 

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