“The future of humanity is in the hands of men and women who are strong enough to give coming generations reasons for living and hoping.” That phrase from Gaudium Et Spes, the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in The Modern World, has been a guiding thought in the life of Msgr. Milam J. Joseph. So it came as no surprise that the Diocese of Dallas’ Episcopal Vicar uttered those words April 3 at a dedication ceremony to rename the newly renovated auditorium at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in his honor.
Adhering to the school’s spirit of service, students from Mary Immaculate Catholic School in Farmers Branch recently donated items to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.
It didn’t take long for 11-year-old Claire Druffner to name a few of her best friends: Maggie, Morris, Alexander, Jean-Claude, Max, Anton, and Theodore Cornelius, whom she affectionately calls Teddy. As it happens, none of them are people; they’re cellos.
By Seth Gonzales The Texas Catholic Becoming a pediatrician was Tim Parker’s dream job – until he found something better. After graduating from Cistercian Preparatory School in the spring of 1990, Parker was focused on attending Austin College, then eventually medical school. But life had other plans for him. “I was teaching biology at […]
Rachel Robb, the assistant principal and middle-school math teacher at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School, needs no pointers on how to patrol a classroom or corridor. Robb, a Denton native and Waxahachie resident, returned to serve at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, her alma mater, after spending 10 years as a Dallas Police officer.
By Jenna Teter On March 7, students at Christ the King Catholic School presented baskets full of Lenten Sacrifice Boxes to Auxiliary Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel for a special blessing. In the video below, Catherine Jones, an eighth-grader at Christ The King Catholic School, discusses why students prepared the Lenten Sacrifice Boxes.
Thousands of Catholics, from teachers, students and parents at Diocese of Dallas schools to workers downtown and in other areas, flocked to Masses across North Texas, initiating the Lenten season by receiving ashes on their foreheads during Ash Wednesday services. At Prince of Peace Catholic School in Plano, students, parents and faculty celebrated the beginning of the season together during an all-school 8:15 am Mass.
Youth and young adults are the future of the Catholic Church. This site highlights the challenges and triumphs of young people living in the Diocese of Dallas.