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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 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. 

Full text of Pope Francis' homily for the Consistory

Pope Francis, in his homily at the Consistory which took place in St Peter’s Basilica on Saturday, reflected on the Lord’s “Sermon on the Plain,” found in the Gospel of St Luke.


The Church Responds to Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, a powerful category 4 storm, made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday, October 4, with 145 mile per hour winds, storm surges and up to 40 inches of rainfall. Please support the Church's response to Hurricane Matthew as we pray, learn, act and give to those in need. [More]

 


Bishop Kevin Farrell to be made Cardinal

The Diocese of Dallas gives thanks for the news that Bishop Kevin Farrell, former bishop of the diocese and new Prefect of the new Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life in Rome, will be made a cardinal. [More]

 


Second Holy Door in the Diocese at Divine Mercy of Our Lord Parish in Mesquite

A second Holy Door of Mercy is now available for pilgrimage at Divine Mercy of Our Lord Parish in Mesquite. Pilgrims may visit and receive a Plenary Indulgence from October 5 until November 20. [More]

 


Three events that changed the life of St. Francis of Assisi

On the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, we reflect on three life-changing events that led to the formation of the Franciscan order. [More]

 


Bishop Farrell Offers Support and Congratulations as Pope Names Dallas Native as New Bishop of Lubbock Diocese

Pope Francis has named the pastor of St. Rita Catholic Church in Dallas, Reverend Monsignor Robert Coerver to serve as the new Bishop of Lubbock. The appointment was announced today in Washington, D.C. by the papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, followed by the announcement in the Diocese of Lubbock. [More]

 


Canonization of Mother Teresa of Kolkata

Pope Francis canonized Saint Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican on Sunday, September 4, 2016. Learn more about the saint and watch a video stream of the canonization ceremony. [More]