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COVID-19 News and Updates


  February 1, 2023

Bishop's Invitational Chairs for 2023 Announcement

The Catholic Diocese of Dallas is pleased to announce Kara and Peter Gehan as the Chairs for the 13th Annual Bishop’s Invitational Golf Tournament.

  January 27, 2023

Discover and Celebrate Catholic Schools Week In Dallas

Students, teachers and staff at schools throughout the Diocese of Dallas are celebrating National Catholic Schools Week, January 29 – February 4.

  January 23, 2023

World Youth Day 2023 expected to Open Horizons and Hearts

The next international celebration of World Youth Day will be held August 1-6, 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal.

  January 5, 2023

  January 5, 2023

Novena in Memory of Pope Benedict XVI

  December 31, 2022

Statement by Bishop Edward J. Burns on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

"I will forever be grateful for his paternal love and kindness and will always consider him one of the great thinkers and shepherds in the history of the Catholic Church."

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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