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Historic Time to be a Catholic in Dallas!

Recognizing that the pandemic had taken a toll on discipleship, Bishop Burns presented a pastoral plan that provided a historic response to a historic pandemic. Bishop Burns announced that he will convene a synod for the Diocese of Dallas. The last synod was convened 87 years ago by Bishop Joseph P. Lynch in 1934.

The diocesan synod process begun on December 12, 2021 on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Catholic Priests at Dallas' First Synod in 1911 - Dallas Morning News - July 7, 1935
Catholic Priests at Dallas’ First Synod in 1911 – Dallas Morning News – July 7, 1935