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Bishop Edward J. Burns was installed as the eighth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas on Thursday, February 9th. In his homily, Bishop Burns speaks of his role in this new chapter for the diocese.
Marriage is a sign of Christ’s unbreakable love for his people. “Spirituality” is a way to live out one’s religious beliefs. A spirituality of marriage, therefore, is a way to help husbands and wives live out the vocation of marriage in light of faith. As we continue the celebration of National Marriage Week (February 7-14, 2017), we can reflect on the ways that Catholic marriage has a distinctive spirituality - sacramental, communitarian, and missionary.
Please pray for Bishop Edward J. Burns as he prepares for his installation as the eighth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas
The Catholic Diocese of Dallas will be hosting two days of celebrations at Cathedral Guadalupe to welcome Bishop Edward J. Burns as the new Chief Shepherd of the diocese. A Solemn Vespers Service will be conducted at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe on the eve of the Installation, February 8, and Bishop Edward J. Burns will be installed as the eighth Bishop of Dallas at an Installation Mass on Thursday, February 9 at 2p.
At a Mass and ceremony at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe today, Bishop Greg Kelly bestowed the Bishop’s Award for Service to the Church to the honorees for their outstanding service to the church.
The Catholic Church in the United States has long supported reform to our immigration laws that reflect the reality of migration in the world today and respect the dignity of those migrating.
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.
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 than 4,000 Texas schoolchildren, parents and teachers rallied at the State Capitol for parental choice.
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.