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Merry Christmas from The Texas Catholic.
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More than 1,000 people, including matachines dancers, mariachis and other groups gathered Dec. 11 at Cathedral Guadalupe in downtown Dallas to pay devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe on the vigil of her feast day They brought flowers, knelt in prayer, took photographs and many were planning to stay through midnight Mass to celebrate the Dec. 12 feast day.
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Dallas Deputy Police Chief Albert Martinez named director of security of Diocese of Dallas http://www.texascatholic.com/2019/12/10/dallas-deputy-police-chief-albert-martinez-named-director-of-security-of-diocese-of-dallas/

The John Paul II High School community threw a Pep Rally Dec. 5 to send off the Cardinals football team to Waco for the TAPPS State Football game, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6, against Parish Episcopal. Go Cardinals!

Two members of VFW Post 3530 in Richardson, both Catholics who served in the Vietnam War, talk about service and honor, with assists from students at St. Paul Catholic School and the choir from Prince of Peace Catholic School in Plano.

Happy Veterans Day.

Happy Veterans Day.

Prince of Peace Catholic School in Plano hosted its first Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11 with students, faculty and staff thanking dozens of veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.
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[11/10/19]   Veterans on Honor Flight DFW No. 42 lay wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery and view Changing of the Guard Ceremony on Sept. 20. Go to TexasCatholic.com on Veterans Day for more.
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Christ The King Catholic School All Saints Day

Each year, third-graders at Christ the King Catholic School celebrate All Saints Day by dressing as saints, participating in the all-school Mass and by sharing what they had learned about the saints with their community.

Sunday's tornados narrowly missed St. Monica Catholic Church and St. Monica Catholic School , but students, parents, priests and members of the Dad's Club went to the school to clean up the campus. Dads then went to heavily damaged areas across the street to help neighbors in need.
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Singer/songwriter Tony Melendez was born without arms, but has he never let that stop him from pursuing his dreams and giving people hope. Join the Journey of Hope to Honduras as he travels with the Prince of Peace Catholic Community to El Progreso and then to Sisters of Mary Catholic boys' and girls' school near Tegucigalpa. Here he receives a huge welcome at the girls' school. Stay tuned to hear his words at the end! Find more next week here, at TexasCatholic.com and at Revista Católica Dallas

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Memories of 9/11 attacks linger for fire department chaplain

Memories of 9/11 attacks linger for fire department chaplain
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texascatholic.com Msgr. John Delendick, a longtime New York Fire Department chaplain who is currently pastor of St. Jude Church in Brooklyn, remembers Sept. 11, 2001, vividly.

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Father Esposito: The possibility and privilege of friendship with God

Father Esposito: The possibility and privilege of friendship with Godhttp://www.texascatholic.com/2019/09/06/father-esposito-the-possibility-and-privilege-of-friendship-with-god/

texascatholic.com Is friendship with God possible? The question might appear awkward, ideally reserved for those impractical philosopher types who muse leisurely on the mysteries of the universe. But everyone can and should reflect on such a question, because its answer underlines some fascinating truths about our ma...

Back to School 2019: A New Journey Begins

A new school year is under way for Catholic school students across the Diocese of Dallas.

Bishop Lynch High School (Official) James L. Collins Catholic School St. Rita Catholic Church - Dallas St. Monica Catholic School Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Academy Good Shepherd Catholic School Garland TX Ursuline Academy of Dallas Catholic Schools Office - Diocese of Dallas All Saints Catholic School St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School

Hundreds of students at St. Rita Catholic School returned to class Tuesday, including dozens of kindergarteners.
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Thirty-one candles set on top of a serape and surrounded by red roses glowed inside the Cathedral Guadalupe in the Catholic Diocese of Dallas Wednesday as hundreds gathered to pray for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio.
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The bells at the Cathedral Guadalupe in Dallas rang 31 times Wednesday night for victims of the attacks in El Paso and Dayton as hundreds of people inside the cathedral gathered to pray for the victims, survivors and their families.
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Happy first day of school Santa Clara of Assisi Knights! Best of luck today!

Please see more of our Back to School coverage in the next edition out August 23!

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Holy Trinity Catholic School teachers spent the afternoon prepping their classrooms for the first day of school next week!

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Pope Francis, Bishop Burns join prayers for victims of El Paso, Dayton

Pope Francis and Bishop Edward J. Burns joined other Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio on Aug. 3 and 4. http://ow.ly/oDsh50vn0cc

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JPII graduate pays it forward for children in foster care

Keleigh Axelrod estimates that over the past three years she has distributed about 1,000 free duffel bags to foster children through a non-profit that she founded called Impacktive. Without such duffel bags, foster children are typically relocated out of unsuitable environments with all of their belongings stuffed into a plastic trash bag or pillow case. http://ow.ly/SulI50uXv5P

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texascatholic.com All 197 members of John Paul II High School’s Class of 2019 are headed off to college, packing their bags for life’s adventures that lie ahead. One of the seniors who recently walked across the stage at the Allen Event Center in her hometown has already built a legacy around bags while still a h...

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All Saints, JPII communities mourn family members lost in Addison plane crash

A pair of Dallas Catholic school students, their mother and stepfather who were among 10 people killed in the crash of a private plane north of Dallas on June 30 were described as giving people who had a charisma that would easily draw others to them. http://www.texascatholic.com/2019/07/01/communities-mourn-family-members-lost-in-plane-crash/

texascatholic.com A pair of Dallas Catholic school students, their mother and stepfather were among 10 people who died when a small, twin-engine plane crashed into a hangar during takeoff at a Dallas-area airport on June 30. Alice Maritato, 15, a rising sophomore at John Paul II High School in Plano, and Dylan Marita...

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary’s Dzurilla finding new ways to serve the community

St. Elizabeth of Hungary’s Dzurilla finding new ways to serve the community http://ow.ly/9iZp50uGfZB

texascatholic.com Police officer. Teacher. Principal. And now nurse. For Rachel Dzurilla, new challenges are just a path to new opportunities to serve.

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Departing principal helped build strong community at SPSA

Departing principal helped build strong community at St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy. http://www.texascatholic.com/2019/06/12/departing-principal-helped-build-strong-community-at-spsa/

texascatholic.com Erica Romero has ushered her school community through a time of challenges and change, setting it on a path toward success. Now her personal journey will lead her away from her home of the past six years and closer to her real home.

Celebrating the Class of 2019: Find more photos highlighting graduates from Catholic schools within the Diocese of Dallas in the photo gallery at TexasCatholic.com.

Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep Bishop Dunne Catholic School Bishop Lynch High School (Official) The Highlands School Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Dallas John Paul II High School Ursuline Academy of Dallas Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas University of Dallas

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Principal taking ‘whole student’ philosophy to Bishop Lynch

Principal taking ‘whole student’ philosophy to Bishop Lynchhttp://www.texascatholic.com/2019/05/28/principal-taking-whole-student-philosophy-to-bishop-lynch/

texascatholic.com fter 18 years at St. Cecilia Catholic School, Principal Candice Barbosa is saying goodbye. Next fall, Barbosa will move to Bishop Lynch High School where she will become the director of Student Formation, a new position in which she will oversee the development of the whole student.

Bishop Edward J. Burns processes into the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe for the Rite of Ordination to the Priesthood for Roshan Fernandes, Jesus Chavez Garnica and Tymoteusz Pawel Ksiaziewicz.

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Bishop Galante, former coadjutor bishop of Diocese of Dallas, dies

Bishop Joseph A. Galante, 80, bishop emeritus of Camden, N.J., and who served as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Dallas from 2000 to 2004, died May 25. http://ow.ly/DsS950urbGa

texascatholic.com Bishop Joseph A. Galante, 80, bishop emeritus of Camden, N.J., and who served as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Dallas from 2000 to 2004, died May 25.

Bishop Edward J. Burns on May 17 issued a response to "claims and implications" made in a Dallas police affidavit associated with the execution of a police search warrant at locations associated with the Diocese of Dallas on May 15.

See full document of Bishop Burn's response at http://www.texascatholic.com/2019/05/17/bishop-burns-responds-to-claims-and-implications-in-dallas-police-affidavit/

Bishop Edward J. Burns addresses the media today after Dallas police executed a search warrant at 3 Diocese of Dallas locations.

[05/10/19]   We hope that all of our teachers had a great and wonderful Teachers Appreciation Week. Thank you for all that you do for our children!

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May is the month of Mary and many Catholic schools around the diocese have been honoring her in a special way. Immaculate Conception Catholic School St. Rita Catholic Church - Dallas St. Monica Catholic School St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Catholic Schools Office - Diocese of Dallas St. Patrick Catholic School St Pius X Catholic School Mary Immaculate Catholic School

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Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability

Pope Francis issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability http://www.texascatholic.com/2019/05/09/pope-issues-new-norms-on-mandatory-abuse-reporting-bishop-accountability/

texascatholic.com VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable in protecting minors as well as in protecting members of religious orders and seminarians from abuse.

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#IAMSTILLUP: Morning! Choirs are singing on National Day of Prayer and Dallas Stars searching for the super fan seen sitting in the rain watching the Stars play.

This morning, on the first day of May, eighth grade students at St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic School celebrated Mary by crowning a statue of her at the start of Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.

For more pictures of May Crownings, make sure to grab your copy of the May 10th issue of The Texas Catholic!

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On this Divine Mercy Sunday and all the days of our lives, "Jesus, I trust in you."

A great night out for Prince of Peace Young Adult Ministry.
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Bishop Burns calls for prayers, expresses sadness and horror in response to the deadly Easter blasts in Sri Lanka http://ow.ly/BIMQ30ouG0Q

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Only risen Christ can bring peace to world at war, pope says at Easter

As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ’s resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing. http://ow.ly/C7b830ouFIL

texascatholic.com As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ's resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.

Bishop Edward J. Burns, Auxiliary Bishop Greg Kelly, Father Stephen Bierschenk and deacons prostrate before the altar at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Dallas during a Good Friday service on April 19.

A pitcher and towel representing the Washing of Feet to commemorate Jesus washing the feet of his Apostles on Holy Thursday is displayed in the sanctuary at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dallas on April 18.

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Parishioners at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dallas joined thousands of others in the Catholic Diocese of Dallas parishes on Holy Thursday, commemorating the last hours of the life of Jesus Christ. Parishioners participated in the Washing of the Feet and after Mass processed to the auditorium at St. Patrick Catholic School for the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

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