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  July 15, 2021

Decree restores the obligation to attend Mass effective August 15

Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas rejoice as the Sunday Mass dispensation is lifted

  July 13, 2021

Register for the Golden Anniversary Mass celebrating 50 and 50+ Years of Marriage

This celebration is for couples celebrating their 50th (married in 1971 or 50+ years of marriage (married in 1970 or before) in 2021.

  June 23, 2021

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Vote to Write a Document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church

Statement of Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

  June 7, 2021

July 2021 New Priest Appointments and Appointment Changes

The following appointments are effective July 1, 2021 unless otherwise noted.

  June 7, 2021

Bishop Edward J. Burns Ordains Six Men to the Priesthood for Diocese of Dallas

On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10 a.m., Bishop Edward Burns ordained six men as priests for the Diocese of Dallas.

  May 21, 2021

Diocese of Dallas to hold a Mass for Healing

Event to be hosted by the Diocesan Interracial Healing Task Force

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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)

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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

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 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