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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

VIDEO: Rite of Ordination to the Order of Bishop of Gregory Kelly as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas

The Most Reverend Gregory Kelly was ordained a bishop before a capacity crowd on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in downtown Dallas by Bishop Kevin J. Farrell. More than a thousand people filled the cathedral to capacity for the event including Bishop Kelly’s family, friends and former parishioners.

Help Tornado Victims in North Texas

The historic storms that spawned at least nine tornadoes in North Texas on December 26, 2015 have resulted in 11 deaths and damage expected to top $1billion.

Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters

In the Diocese of Dallas, the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, a holy day of obligation, has been transferred to Sunday, May 8th. The key to understanding both the meaning and significance of this feast is a recovery of the Jewish sense of heaven and earth. [More]


Funeral arrangements for Monsignor Glenn D. “Duffy” Gardner

Monsignor Glenn “Duffy” Gardner, Pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish in Forney, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 3rd. May the soul of Monsignor Duffy and all souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. [More]


Notice of Death - Monsignor Glenn “Duffy” Gardner

It is our sad duty to inform you of the unexpected death this afternoon of Monsignor Glenn “Duffy” Gardner, Pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish in Forney. [More]


May, the Month of Mary

May is the month when Catholics traditionally focus on Mary, the Mother of Jesus. The practice dates back at least 700 years and is still observed around the world today. [More]


Pope: Christians with hardened hearts are like orphans

Christians who harden their hearts and refuse to be drawn towards Christ are like orphans, without a father. That was Pope Francis message on Tuesday as he reflected on the daily readings during his homily at Mass in the Vatican’s Santa Marta chapel. [More]


Prayers for those affected by natural disasters

The Catholic Diocese of Dallas offers prayers for the victims of flooding in Texas and the earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan. [More]


The Reality of Sin and Trust in God's Mercy

We cannot speak about life in Christ or the moral life without acknowledging the reality of sin, our own sinfulness, and our need for God’s mercy. [More]


Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation on The Joy of Love

The Vatican on Friday published Pope Francis’ eagerly-awaited Apostolic Exhoratation on the family, drawing together almost three years of consultations with Catholics in countries around the world. [More]