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The Solemnity of All Saints is a Holy Day of Obligation for Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas. Last year, Pope Francis spoke of the reality of the communion of saints in his Angelus in St. Peter’s Square.
"We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern." - Pope Francis
On October 15th, the Church celebrates the holiness of St. Teresa of Avila, a doctor of the Church and a master of the Christian spiritual life.
In a statement released during Respect Life Month, Texas Catholic bishops say the death penalty is “undeniably” a pro-life issue and that death penalty “does great harm” to the common good.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.