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    1845 E. Northgate Dr.
    Irving, TX 75062
    Phone: 972-721-4077
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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

It is our great joy to invite you to the ninth annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference, scheduled for October 22-24, 2015. This event, which will be sponsored by the Diocese of Dallas and the university, drew over 5,200 participants from around the country last year, making it the largest in our short history and the second largest annual ministry conference in the U.S. Building on this success, it is our great hope that the 2015 conference will attract even more faithful participants, who will have a blessed, faith-filled, and formative experience.

The University of Dallas Ministry Conference offers Catholics an opportunity to receive exceptional faith formation from nationally recognized speakers who will address relevant topics of faith, catechesis, education, theology, prayer and ministry. Participants will truly Walk Together in Faith, by attending these significant keynote addresses and ministry-specific breakout sessions, participating in Mass and prayer services, perusing the exhibitions, admiring the liturgical art display, and listening to Christian musical performances.

The conference is a wonderful opportunity for ongoing formation that can rejuvenate those working in the Church today as we assist those we serve to more deeply understand their Catholic faith and grow in spirituality. We encourage you to join the ministers from the administrative, parish and school levels from throughout the Diocese of Dallas and North Texas at this vital three-day gathering of ministry and faith formation.

We look forward to your participation at the ninth annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference on October 22-24, 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. May God bless you in the important work you do for our Church!


Most Reverend Kevin Farrell, D.D.

Bishop, Diocese of Dallas

Thomas W. Keefe, J.D.

President, University of Dallas