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National Marriage Week to be celebrated February 7-14, 2017

National Marriage Week, celebrated yearly from February 7-14, as World Marriage Day on the second Sunday in February, provide opportunities to celebrate the gift and blessing of marriage and to affirm and support engaged and married couples. [More]


World Day for Consecrated Life - February 4-5

In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd. Therefore, the World Day for Consecrated Life will be celebrated in the Church on Thursday, February 2, 2017 and in parishes on the weekend of February 4-5, 2017. [More]


Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops ACTION ALERT - Parental Choice

More than 4,000 Texas schoolchildren, parents and teachers rallied at the State Capitol for parental choice. [More]


Coat of Arms for Bishop Edward J. Burns

Ecclesiastical heraldry refers to the use of heraldry within the Christian Church for dioceses and Christian clergy. Initially used to mark documents, ecclesiastical heraldry evolved as a system for identifying people and dioceses. It is most formalized within the Catholic Church where most bishops, including the Pope, have a personal coat of arms. Learn about the symbolism and meaning contained in the Coat of Arms for our bishop-elect, Bishop Edward J. Burns. [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]