Catholic Diocese of Dallas

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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]

 


Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pope Francis: "On this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, let us first of all gratefully remember her visit and maternal closeness; let us sing her Magnificat with Her; and let us entrust the life of our peoples and the continental mission of the Church to her. " [More]

 


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe to be a Day of Prayer and Solidarity with Families of Immigrants

A Day of Prayer with a focus on the plight of refugees and migrants will take place across the United States on December 12, 2016, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. [More]

 


The Advent Wreath—Ringing the Christian World

The Advent wreath compliments the twofold character of the liturgical season of Advent: looking back to the birth of the infant Jesus, Christ our Light, into the world, and marking a season of joyful expectation for another celebration of the Nativity of Christ. [More]

 


Now is a time of mercy: Pope issues new Apostolic Letter

Although the Extraordinary Jubilee Year has concluded, we are still living in a “time of mercy.” That was the message of Pope Francis in a lengthy Apostolic Letter, entitled Misericordia et misera, (“Mercy and Misery”), issued on Monday following the close of the Year of Mercy. [More]