Monday, January 12, 20150166When Bishop Lynch High School president Ed Leyden awards his final diploma at the end of the 2014-2015 school year, more than 6,000 students will have graduated from the school under his leadership. On June 30, Leyden will retire after 33 years at the helm at Bishop Lynch. It will mark the end of a 50-year career in education for Leyden...
Friday, October 24, 2014084During an all-school Mass on Oct. 22 at John Paul II High School in Plano, Dallas Bishop Kevin J. Farrell began celebrating the school’s 10th anniversary by drawing from the life and example of the school’s namesake to implore those in attendance to open their hearts to God and others.
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In offering a prayer of thanks for the opportunity to promote the Lord’s cause, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell on Oct. 22 called on those in attendance at the 2014 Bishop Dunne 100 Dinner to do their part in helping to provide a Catholic education to students who otherwise would not be able to afford one.
Tuesday, September 30, 20140203Bishop Kevin J. Farrell presided at a Sept. 30 news conference as the Catholic Diocese of Dallas formally kicked off its $125 million capital campaign, “Our Faith…Our Future,” and celebration of the diocese’s 125th anniversary at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Wednesday, March 5, 20140105Thousands 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.
Friday, January 3, 20140238Rubbing elbow pads with high school hockey players has offered a quartet of eighth-graders at St. Joseph Catholic School a lunchtime discussion topic, a classroom presentation theme and loads of fun. For Kevin Condy, Michael Keelan and identical twins Brendan and Nicholas Gibbs, conversation usually flows along the lines of hockey talk.
Sunday, November 10, 20130121Like many Mexican-Americans of her time, Leanor Villareal remembers well the hope that President John F. Kennedy brought to those like her. As Dallas prepared for the president’s visit on Nov. 22, 1963, many Mexican-Americans were primed to pay homage to one they believed would deliver them from hopelessness.
Friday, October 25, 2013070IRVING— Business is getting a major boost at the University of Dallas. On Oct. 24, university President Thomas W. Keefe announced a $12 million gift to the university’s business program, made by Dallas entrepreneurs and alumni Satish and Yasmin Gupta.
Friday, September 27, 2013057With a new venue and record-setting participation, a sold-out field of 212 golfers helped raise an estimated $544,000 in the third annual Bishop Farrell Invitational on Sept. 16, tournament director Kris Kramer said.