Special Mass for Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers

The Most Reverend Kevin J. Farrell, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, will be celebrating a special Mass for persons with disabilities and caregivers on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

World Meeting on 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.

Our Students, Our Future: A Roadmap for Excellence

Read the report from the Committee on Catholic Schools on the Catholic High Schools in the Diocese of Dallas, offering recommendations to “ensure the continued growth and sustainability of Catholic schools,” and to “develop a comprehensive strategic plan on Catholic schools that will provide a blueprint for Catholic school education in the Diocese for many decades to come.”

Pentecost: The Church’s Birthday

Pentecost marks the occasion of God’s sending the Holy Spirit upon Jesus’ disciples after his resurrection. [More]


Prayer for Memorial Day

The first official Memorial Day, on May 30, 1868 at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., was celebrated by the placement of flowers on the graves of war veterans as a remembrance of the ultimate sacrifice made for their country. On Monday, May 25, we again remember and honor those whose lives were lost in service to our nation. [More]


Pope Francis: let Jesus’ gaze change our hearts

Pope Francis says each of us should ask Jesus to gaze at us and tell us what we need to do to change our hearts and repent for our sins. We should consider whether Jesus looks at us with a call, with a pardon or with a mission? The Pope’s remarks came during his homily at morning Mass on Friday (May 22nd) at the Santa Marta residence. [More]


The Ascension of the Lord - "He ascended into heaven ..."

The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord is celebrated on the fortieth day after Easter, and has been transferred to the following Sunday (May 17) in the Diocese of Dallas. The feast day celebrates the elevation of Christ into heaven by His own power in the presence of His disciples on the fortieth day after His Resurrection [More]


Pope: Bear the fruits of membership in Christ and the Church

On Sunday, Pope Francis spoke about Jesus' parable of the vine and the branches - Jesus is the true vine, and we are the branches, dependent on Him. [More]


Special Mass for Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers - June 27, 2015

The Most Reverend Kevin J. Farrell, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, will be celebrating a special Mass for persons with disabilities and caregivers at Cathedral Guadalupe on Saturday, June 27, 2015. [More]


Pope: avoid the temptation of transforming faith into earthly power

Pope Francis said when we take advantage of faith and are tempted towards power, we run the risk of failing to understand the true mission of Our Lord. [More]


Bishop Kevin J. Farrell discusses impact of human trafficking in Dallas Morning News

"Hidden in plain sight in our community lies one of the most odious crimes against humankind: slavery, which is the result of the widespread trafficking of human beings." [More]


Pope Francis presents Bull of Indiction of Jubilee of Mercy

The bull is the fundamental document for the Holy Year that outlines the overall spirit and intentions for the Jubilee, as well as the spiritual fruits that are hoped for. [More]


Boston Archbishop Cardinal O’Malley to Give UD Ministry Conference Keynote

Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., archbishop of Boston and one of the eight advising cardinals to Pope Francis, will give the keynote address at the ninth annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference (UDMC). The annual event will be held Oct. 22-24 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. [More]