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.
What started as a part-time job at his alma mater has blossomed into a career for Deacon Paul Wood that has spanned more than four decades at Bishop Dunne Catholic School. The school literally has become a second home for him.
Cherished friends and beloved memories surround Kelly Dickerson during every working hour. Dickerson, who teaches fifth-grade English and reading at St. Rita Catholic School, returned to serve at her alma mater as a teacher in 2012 after exploring other fields.
For Janet Maher, the path to her vocation as a teacher really began on the ice rink. A graduate of Ursuline Academy and the University of Texas at Arlington, Maher returned to Immaculate Conception in 1988 and has since taught every grade level and nearly every subject.
Diocese of Dallas athletes and schools were well-represented during National Signing Day, as several of them committed to Division I universities in various sports, while others said they would also be playing in other divisions.