Archive for March, 2014

VIDEO: All for the glory of God

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.

FULL CIRCLE: Tim Parker

  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 […]

FULL CIRCLE: Rachel Robb

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.

CKS students prepare Lenten Sacrifice Boxes

  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.  

VIDEO: Students receive ashes, mark start of Lent

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.