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COVID-19 News and Updates


  November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Edward J. Burns

  November 22, 2022

2022 Year End Giving Deadlines

Please refer to these guidelines to ensure that contributions are received and processed by December 31, 2022, the IRS deadline for yearly tax deduction eligibility.

  November 16, 2022

Catholic Conference and Formation Center Confirms Name Change to Saint Raphael Retreat Center

Expanded Programs Offer Message of Hope and Healing

  November 14, 2022

Celebrate Black Catholic History Month with a Novena

During the month of November, the Catholic Church celebrates Black Catholic History Month to honor our rich African American heritage.

  September 19, 2022

Embracing truth, celebrating faith with the synod

  September 8, 2022

Full News Archive


Cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services is continuing to work closely with the Center for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State and Health Services to monitor the outbreak and test ill individuals. 

This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. Also, check these sites often for the latest developments and what Texans need to know about COVID‑19. 

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Center for Disease Control (CDC)


Protect yourself and others

Residents are asked to help prevent spread of the virus by practicing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as:

  • Social distancing (avoiding close contact with other people, especially those who are sick)
  • Covering coughs and sneezes, and hand hygiene
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. 
  • If you are sick, stay home. 

Infographic - Stop the spread of germs


 From the Office of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools

The health and well-being of our students and their families is of utmost importance to us, and for that reason, the Catholic Schools Office alongside Bishop Burns has decided to close all diocesan and private schools and move to e-learning and remote learning protocols through March 27, 2020.

Updates from the Catholic Schools Office