It's Fall Festival Season!

It's fall in North Texas, and the parishes in the Diocese of Dallas are ready to celebrate the changing leaves with activities and fun for the whole family.

World Meeting of Families 2015

The theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of families on our society and will finish with a Closing Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

Wake Up the World! 2015 Year of Consecrated Life

The Year of Consecrated Life (YCL) begins on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30, 2014.

Prologue to the Future: A Brief Chronicle of the Catholic Church in North Texas

Click here to read a new book by diocese Historian Steve Landregan, honoring the 125th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. Now available  as an online flipbook and downloadable PDF.

Bishop Kevin Farrell responds to the SCOTUS ruling on marriage

Marriage, as understood in the Catholic faith, has always been and still is the sacred lifelong commitment of one man and one woman.  Marriage as the union of one man and one woman predates all nations, laws and constitutions. 

World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

“Today is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Let us work and pray.” That was the papal message on Twitter on Tuesday as Pope Francis prepared to lead a special Liturgy of the Word marking the Catholic Church’s first Day of Prayer for Creation. [More]


Frequently Asked Questions for the 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to the United States of America

Find the answers to questions such as: How can you get tickets? Where can you watch videos online? What is the schedule of the Pope while he is in the US? [More]


2015 Fall Festivals in the Diocese of Dallas

It's fall in North Texas, and the parishes in the Diocese of Dallas are ready to celebrate the changing leaves with activities and fun for the whole family. [More]


Catholic Schools in Diocese of Dallas Launch New 2015-2016 School Year

Some Catholic school students in the Diocese of Dallas begin heading back to the classroom on Tuesday, August 12th. That makes them among the first students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to begin the 2015-2016 school year. [More]


Join the Diocesan Choir of Dallas for our 2015-2016 season

The diocesan choir leads the music for all diocesan liturgies at the Cathedral Shrine of Guadalupe. [More]


Pope Francis: "Jesus is the bread of life"

Pope Francis has urged the faithful to look beyond material needs and turn to Jesus who is “the bread of life”. [More]


The Suscipe prayer of St. Ignatius Loyola

Learn more about this classic Catholic prayer from Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. "Receive, O Lord, all my liberty. Take my memory, my understanding and my entire will. Whatsoever I have or hold you have given to me; I give it all back to You and surrender it wholly to be governed by Your will. Give me only Your grace and Your love, having but these I am rich enough and ask for nothing more." [More]


Diocese of Dallas celebrates 125 years

On the quasquicentennial anniversary of the diocese, Bishop Kevin Farrell announces a new book on the history of the Diocese of Dallas, Prologue to the Future, available free online. [More]


Wanting what Jesus wants

One of the most famous lines of the whole Bible is the first line of Psalm 23, today’s Responsorial Psalm :“The Lord is my shepherd, there is nothing I shall want.” But how does the shepherd satisfy our wants? [More]


Clergy Assignments Announced for Diocese

Bishop Kevin J. Farrell has announced the following assignments for priests of the Diocese of Dallas. [More]