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Pope: Synod needs young people’s voices

Pope Francis asked young people to tell him, their bishops and pastors about their hopes and struggles and even their criticisms. In preparation for a meeting of the Synod of Bishops focused on youth, the pope wrote a letter to young people, saying the church wants “to listen to your voice, your sensitivities and your faith, even your doubts and your criticism.”

Faith and football come together

By now most people know that Bishop Lynch High School won the TAPPS Division I state football championship over crosstown rival Bishop Dunne Catholic School, but it was what they did before the game that brought a bishop almost to tears.

Spreading Good Cheer 2016

On Nov. 19, St. Monica Catholic School participated in the 10th annual “Spreading Good Cheer” fundraiser and performance exhibition at Bishop Dunne Catholic School, taking home the trophy in the large-school category for collecting the most donations.

Three Ursuline athletes sign letters of intent

Ursuline Academy seniors Emily Courtois, Caroline Grindinger, and Miranda Papes will continue their respective sports in college. The trio was recognized at a crowded Signing Day ceremony Wednesday morning. Emily plans to row at University of Texas at Austin while Caroline and Miranda will play softball at Benedictine University (Chicago) and Yale, respectively. Emily focused […]

Cristo Rey breaks ground on new building

The next chapter in the story of Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep is now being written with bulldozers and cement mixers. On Oct. 14, donors, sponsors, and Dallas-area business leaders joined Cristo Rey Dallas president Kelby Woodard and the Cristo Rey student body in a groundbreaking celebration for a new 31,000-square-foot academic building.

Celebrating 20 years of sisterhood with Huaxia

Ursuline Academy of Dallas has established educational and cultural exchange partnerships with 10 sister schools in nine countries on six continents, and it recently celebrated how it all began.

Rising to the challenge

Mayor of Plano Harry LaRosiliere attended a special celebration on Sept. 28 to collect more than 3,900 jars of peanut butter donated by the John Paul II High School community and area Plano schools.

Broadcasting happiness at ‘Lunch With A View’

National CBS news anchor turned psychology researcher Michelle Gielan provided the keynote address at Ursuline Academy’s annual “Lunch With A View” event on Sept. 9. Gielan, a bestselling author, discussed the importance of positive engagement and investing in the success of others.

WYD pilgrims urged to bring love to divided world

Young people can show the world love through actions of caring and service to others in a world where even priests are not safe while celebrating Mass, said the president of Caritas Internationalis.

Faith, fellowship and fun

Each summer The Pines Catholic Camp in East Texas welcomes thousands to its summer camps and outdoor youth ministry.