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Fortnight for Freedom

Each year dioceses around the country arrange special events to highlight the importance of defending religious freedom. The Fortnight for Freedom is from June 21—the vigil of the Feasts of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More—to July 4, Independence Day.

Diocesan Silver and Gold Mass - August 27, 2016

 For those couples celebrating their 25th, 50th or 50+ years of marriage during 2016

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


In a 5-3 decision, SCOTUS rules to strike down Texas HB2

The US Supreme Court has decided, in a 5-3 decision, to strike down Texas HB2, a law that protects women’s safety while seeking an abortion.The Texas Bishops are highly concerned that this ruling puts women at grace risk. [More]

 


Notice of Death - Deacon Louis Muñoz, MD

It is our sad duty to inform you of the death of Deacon Louis Muñoz, MD from Prince of Peace Catholic Community. Deacon Muñoz died on the afternoon of June 22nd, after a prolonged illness. [More]

 


Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist

From a sermon by Saint Augustine, bishop (A.D. 354-430): "The Church observes the birth of John as a hallowed event. We have no such commemoration for any other fathers; but it is significant that we celebrate the birthdays of John and of Jesus." [More]

 


Witnesses to Freedom - Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher

The Fortnight for Freedom is from June 21—the vigil of the Feasts of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More—to July 4, Independence Day. These men gave their lives for the freedom of the Church and for freedom of conscience. They bear witness to the truth that no government can make a claim on a person’s soul. [More]

 


Notice of Death - Monsignor William Robert Johnson

It is our sad duty to inform you of the death this morning, June 10, 2016, of Monsignor William Robert Johnson, a retired priest of the Dallas Diocese at the age of 90. [More]

 


Commemoration of St. Mary Magdalene raised to a Feast

It was announced on Friday Pope Francis has decided to raise the celebration of the memorial of St. Mary Magdalene to the dignity of a liturgical Feast. In the modern Church calendar, saints may be commemorated with a memorial (optional or obligatory), feast, or solemnity. [More]

 


Diocesan Silver and Gold Anniversary Mass: Celebrating 25, 50 and 50+ Years of Marriage

If you were married in 1991 or in 1966, then the Diocesan Silver and Gold Mass celebrates your wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2 PM at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. [More]

 


World Youth Day 2016 Safety and Security

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth has issued a message regarding travel and safety during World Youth Day 2016 to take place July 26-29, in Krakow, Poland. [More]

 

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