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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 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.

Worship Office


To: All Clergy, Pastors, Pastoral Administrators, Deacons, Parish Secretaries, 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 that help prepare for Mass, funerals, weddings, and other liturgical services, musicians, deacons, deacon-candidates, and anyone who wants to learn and do more in a parish.

Registration and more information here.

Additional information? Contact Elizabeth Cunningham, 214-379-2872 or .


Office of the Chancellor


To: All Staff, Bulletin Editors

Diocese Adds Name to List of Priests with Credible Allegations


An allegation of abuse that occurred in 1960 has resulted in the Diocese of Dallas adding the name of a priest from France to its list of now 32 clergy members who have received credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors over the last 70 years. Peter Barusseau was a French priest who filled-in at three area churches over the one-year period of 1960-1961. Born in 1909, Barusseau is believed to be dead but the Diocese is attempting to confirm his date of death with his home diocese in France.

Police were notified of the allegation and the Diocesan Review Board evaluated the charge and recommended to Bishop Burns that Barusseau’s name be added to the list.

According to church records Barusseau substituted for other priests at Immaculate Conception in Denton, St. Anthony in Dallas and St. Mary in Sherman. “I continue to urge anyone who was the victim of abuse to come forward because, as promised in January, we will continue to update this list as needed,” said Bishop Edward Burns. “Our diocese continues to cooperate with law enforcement as they investigate outstanding allegations and remain committed to creating a safe environment throughout the diocese.”

Bishop’s Delegate for Ecumenism and Legislative Advocacy


To: Pastors, Parish Secretaries, Bulletin Editors, Webmasters

Diocese of Dallas Blue Mass


(Please use the following as a bulletin announcement)

All first responders in the nine counties that make up the Diocese of Dallas and their families are invited to attend the 3rd annual Diocese of Dallas Blue Mass on Saturday, August 10th at the Cathedral Guadalupe located at 2215 Ross Avenue. There will be a blessing of the fleet starting at 9:00 am and Mass at 10 am. 

This special liturgy is for all those in public safety, law enforcement, EMS, support staff, and all whose service helps keep our communities and nation safe.  In particular, we will gather in prayerful and grateful remembrance of those heroic servants who made the supreme sacrifice in the fulfillment of their duties and to offer thanksgiving for those who serve and protect our community.

A reception will immediately follow Mass in the Cathedral’s Gran Salon.

Please visit for more information and to RSVP.

Please place this flyer on your parish website or use as a bulletin insert.

Development Office


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

9th Annual Bishop's Invitational Golf Tournament


(Please use the following as a bulletin announcement)

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 us 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.)

Bishop's Appeal Office


To: All Pastors, Priests, and Staff, Parish Business Managers, Pastoral Administrators, Parish Secretaries, Communications Representatives, Bulletin Editors, Webmasters

2020 National and Diocesan Second Collections Schedule


The new dates and remit form are now uploaded for 2020 at  This is where all updates will be made moving forward.  Scroll down to the bottom to see buttons for this year and next year's collection schedules and remit forms.  Please bookmark the link for the future.


Bishop’s Delegate for Ecumenism and Legislative Advocacy


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

July 30 is World Day Against Human Trafficking


July 30 is World Day against Trafficking in Persons. On this day we reflect on all of the victims of human trafficking throughout the world, including sex trafficking and labor trafficking.  Currently, there are more than 21 million trafficked people, worldwide. Most of these are women and children, with the amount of children trafficked estimated to be around one-third of this total number, including both boys and girls.

As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance. In our mission to act with the Church to help the poor overseas, we begin with prayer. Catholic Relief Services encourages us to use these resources and prayer.

Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries


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

The Dallas Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) 2020 Website is now live!


The DCYC team is excited to announce that the DCYC website is now live for the conference that will take place from February 14-16, 2020. This 3-day faith conference will be an opportunity for youth to explore a relationship with Jesus Christ without judgment or expectation and will catalyze their active engagement in parish life.  The Dallas Catholic Youth Conference will provide opportunities for evangelization and conversion through dynamic, Christ-centered programming that includes prayer experiences, community building, powerful speakers, high energy music, and service opportunities. By providing values driven connections, this event will embolden and excite teens to deepen their relationship with Christ and to go out and witness to their faith in Him.

All Parishes & High Schools are invited to bring a group of high school students to the Dallas Catholic Youth Conference. To register as a group leader or learn more about DCYC 2020, visit  If you have any questions about DCYC or would like to get involved, email Murphey Cohn at .

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.

Holy Trinity Seminary


To: All Pastors, Principals, Clergy, Business Managers, All Staff Members of Pastoral Center, Parishes, Schools and Entities, All School Staff, All Parishes, Schools & Entities Staff, Parish Secretaries, Ministry Leaders, Communications Representatives, Bulletin Editors, Parish Catechetical Leaders

Trinitarian Auxiliary Welcome Basket Fundraiser


It's that time again!  The Trinitarian Auxiliary is seeking donations for its Annual Welcome Basket project for the Holy Trinity Seminarians.  Please assist in promoting this project at your parishes and schools.  Please consider using this brochure for parish bulletins and promotional announcements.

The Welcome Basket Committee of the Trinitarian Auxiliary thanks everyone for supporting our seminarians.



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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