Bishop Burns issues update to Phase 3 Decree
While this decree does not begin Phase Four, it does replace the initial Phase Three decree issued on June 17, 2020.

Bishop Burns issues update to Phase 3 Decree

While this decree does not begin Phase Four, it does replace the initial Phase Three decree issued on June 17, 2020.



Abstinence and the Feast of St. Joseph
Because the Feast of St. Joseph is a solemnity, there is no requirement to abstain from eating meat on Friday, March 19th.

Abstinence and the Feast of St. Joseph

Because the Feast of St. Joseph is a solemnity, there is no requirement to abstain from eating meat on Friday, March 19th.



Statement of Bishop Edward J. Burns on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine
It is important to emphasize what the USCCB’s statement does say and what it does not say.

Statement of Bishop Edward J. Burns on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

It is important to emphasize what the USCCB’s statement does say and what it does not say.



Bishop Edward J. Burns issues response to Governor Abbott’s decision
The governor’s recent decision to remove the mask mandate and open up the state has created concern as to how our churches and schools will respond to the announcement.

Bishop Edward J. Burns issues response to Governor Abbott’s decision

The governor’s recent decision to remove the mask mandate and open up the state has created concern as to how our churches and schools will respond to the announcement.