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Communications Office


To: All Staff

Pastoral Center Offices Closed


The offices of the Pastoral Center, located at 3725 Blackburn Street in Dallas, will be closed in observance of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Thursday, August, 14th and will reopen Friday, August 15th at 9:00 a.m.  

Holy Trinity Seminary


To: All Parishes, Schools & Entities Staff, All Pastors, Priests, and Staff, Bulletin Editors, Webmasters

Spes Gregis Holy Trinity Seminary Benefit Dinner


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You are cordially invited to the 16th Annual Spes Gregis Holy Trinity Seminary Benefit Dinner to be held on Friday, October 18, with Bishop Michael Duca as the keynote speaker. Come support our seminary and our future priests!  For reservations and more info, please go to

Please consider using this flyer as a bulletin insert, and share on parish social media and web promotions. 


Development Office


To: All Parish Staff, All School Staff, All Parish and School Pastors, Bulletin Editors

9th Annual Bishop's Invitational Golf Tournament


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Have you ever wondered how you might be able to help a child who desires a Catholic Education but cannot afford it?

The Bishop's Invitational Golf Tournament provides deserving students with immediate tuition assistance that can change the course of their lives.  Since its beginning in 2011, this event has raised more than $4.5M and provided financial aid to 2,871 students.  Come be a part of one of the largest charitable golf tournaments in North Texas. 

Even if you are not a golfer, numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. 

Please join Bishop Burns on Monday, September 30 at the Four Seasons Resort to participate in this year's Bishop's Invitational Golf Tournament, as a golfer, sponsor, or supporter of Catholic education. 

To learn more, please visit or contact Monica Austin, Events Director, at  or 214-379-2826.

(Please consider using this flyer as a bulletin insert and for promotional purposes.)

Human Resources


To: All Parishes, Schools & Entities Staff

Webpage - HR Forms & Documents


Effective Thursday, July 18, access to the Diocese of Dallas Human Resources forms, documents and policies will be available only to employees using a secure access login and password.  The secure page will continue to provide all the resources you have had access to in the past, but will be password protected.  The Diocese of Dallas Job Opportunities page with current job listings and the form to submit a job listing, is available outside of the secure webpage.  

For login credentials, please contact the Business Manager at your parish, school or entity.

Pastoral Services


To: All Clergy, All Parishes, Schools & Entities Staff, All Pastors, Priests, and Staff, All Parish and School Pastors, Parish Business Managers, Pastoral Administrators, Parish Secretaries, Ministry Leaders, Bulletin Editors

Pastoral Care Ministry Training for Staff and Volunteers


Pastoral Care Ministry Training
This training is designed to assist volunteers, Eucharistic Ministers, Administrative Assistants, Prison Ministers and other lay ministers who visit nursing homes, hospital patients, and homebound parishioners in developing and enhancing listening skills to help meet the needs of those who suffer loss, not only loss through death of a loved one, also loss of health, hearing, mobility, independence, etc.

Deacon Gregg Kahrs, MTS, BCC
Jeannette Lynch, LPC, LMFT

Complete training consists of the following three Saturdays:
October 5th
October 19th 
November 2nd  

Registration 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Training 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church
4015 S. Hampton Road, Dallas, TX 75224
Cost: $ 60.00

Please consider using this flyer for promotional and registration purposes.

Worship Office


To: All Clergy, Pastors, Pastoral Administrators, Deacons, Parish Secretaries, Bulletin Editors, Parish Catechetical Leaders, Catechists, Marriage Preparation Coordinators, RCIA Directors, Youth Directors, Lay Ministers

4th Annual Liturgy Boot Camp


The Office of Worship presents the 4th Annual Liturgy Boot Camp at St. Paul the Apostle Parish Center Friday, August 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This is a two-day event for volunteers who help prepare for Mass, funerals, and weddings.  We encourage all liturgical services musicians, deacons, deacon-candidates, and anyone who wants to learn and do more in a parish to attend.

Please RSVP here

For additional information contact Elizabeth Cunningham, 214-379-2872 or 



Worship Office


To: All Pastors, Principals, Clergy, Business Managers, All Staff Members of Pastoral Center, Parishes, Schools and Entities

Golden Anniversary Mass


The Diocesan Golden Anniversary Mass celebrating 50 and 50+ Years of Marriage will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. This celebration is for couples celebrating their 50th (married in 1969) or 50+ years of marriage (married in 1968 or before) in 2019.

Registration will for this event is required and the deadline to register is Sunday, August 11, 2019.
Please note: Only the names of those registered by August 5th will be printed in the worship aid for this Mass.

For additional information, please contact Elizabeth Cunningham at 214-379-2872 or

Please consider using the following flyers in English and Spanish for web or social media.

Please insert this attachment in your parish bulletin.

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana


To: All Pastors, Priests, and Staff, Parish Secretaries, Bulletin Editors, Hispanic Ministries, Young Adult Ministry Directors

Vocational Retreat for Young Adults in Spanish


In this retreat of discernment, the goal is to reflect on the vocations to which God calls men and women so that young people can choose with more confidence the path to follow.  This special vocational retreat in Spanish is sponsored by Pastoral Juvenil of the Diocese of Dallas and will be held Sat.-Sun., August 24-25 at the Catholic Conference and Formation Center at 901 S. Madison Avenue.  To register and get more information please call 214-379-3172.  

Please consider using this flyer for promotional and parish bulletin purposes.

En este retiro de discernimiento, el objetivo es reflexionar sobre las vocaciones a las que Dios llama al hombre y a la mujer para que al igual que muchos jóvenes puedan elegir con confianza el mejor camino para seguir. Este retiro vocacional en Español está patrocinado por Pastoral Juvenil de la Diócesis de Dallas y se llevará a cabo el Sábado y Domingo, del 24 al 25 de agosto en el Centro de Formación y Conferencia Católica en 901 S. Madison Avenue. Para registrarse y obtener más información, llame al 214-379-3172.

Por favor considere usar este folleto para propósitos de promoción y boletines parroquiales.



To: All Clergy, RCIA Directors, Lay Ministers

Tribunal Educational Opportunities


Please click here for current Tribunal Educational Opportunities. 

Human Resources


To: All Parish Staff, All School Staff

Job Postings in the Diocese of Dallas


Director, Diaconal Ministry & Formation

A Permanent Deacon is preferred. Undergraduate Degree. Five years’ experience in a Leadership role in a Parish, Diocese, Catholic College/University, or Religious Order. Must have a thorough understanding of contemporary theology of the Catholic Church, the Sacraments and the Diaconate. 

See the full job listing here

All current job postings in the Diocese of Dallas can be found at  


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