Archive for January, 2016

Irving school marks 50 years of Catholic education

Holy Family of Nazareth Catholic School in Irving will celebrate 50 years of this mission during the spring of 2016.

Faith fuels journey from MMA to missionary work

Justin Wren, a 2005 graduate of Bishop Lynch High School, fought his way to fame as a mixed martial artist, making a name for himself as an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight.

Inspiring higher learning

As she begins her final semester as a senior at John Paul II High School in Plano, Anne Sullivan is hoping to leave a lasting impression with students more than 25 miles away.

UD opens new College of Business

More than 400 people gathered Jan. 15 on the University of Dallas campus for the dedication and opening of SB Hall, the high-tech brick and glass building of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas.

Making the world a better place

Education was always a priority for my family. Even from a young age, my siblings and I were encouraged to be curious: many a broken appliance would find its way to our family’s garage so that we could build what we perceived to be working rocketships or time machines. We not only learned to build, but to repurpose and reimagine these everyday objects to evoke a new sense of wonder and accomplishment.

Building communities of faith, knowledge & service

As we observe Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 31 through Feb. 6, reflection on the theme chosen for 2016 seems appropriate, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

Catholic Schools Week 2016 activities

A number of events and activities are planned at Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Dallas in celebration of Catholic Schools Week 2016.

Thousands gather for FOCUS summit

St. Catherine of Siena once said, “If you are who you are meant to be, you will set the world on fire.” Learning how to set the world ablaze with the Catholic faith is exactly what approximately 3,500 young people came to do at the 2016 Fellowship of Catholic University Students’ Leadership Summit from Jan. 1-5 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas.