Catholic Schools

Father McLaughlin Named President of Bishop Gorman Catholic School

Very Rev. Dr. Anthony McLaughlin has been appointed President of Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School in Tyler, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland has announced. “I am very pleased to appoint Father Anthony McLaughlin as President of Bishop Gorman School,” said Bishop Strickland. “As a faithful priest, a gifted teacher and an experienced administrator, he brings considerable and unique talents along …

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Catholic schools in diocese to celebrate Christ-centered education during Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 29-Feb. 4

TYLER – Catholic schools in the Diocese of Tyler and around the nation will again celebrate and proclaim their unique gift to education in the U.S. with events scheduled during Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 29-Feb. 4. The theme for this year’s celebration is Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. Catholic schools in the Diocese of Tyler will observe …

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Bishop Gorman School seeking new principal

Applications are now being accepted for the position of principal of Bishop Gorman Regional School in Tyler, Dr. James Klassen, superintendent of schools, has announced. The position is open following the announcement of the retirement of long-time principal Jim Franz last fall. Bishop Gorman School is a distinguished Catholic middle and college preparatory school with 354 co-ed students in grades …

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Search Committee Formed for Bishop Gorman Principal

A search committee to replace long-time principal Jim Franz at Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic School has been announced, according to Very Rev. Daniel P. Dower, episcopal vicar of education for the Diocese of Tyler. Franz announced his retirement earlier this year after 19 years as principal at Bishop Gorman. He will remain through the 2016-17 academic year. Members of the …

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St. Mary Class of 2016 to graduate May 29

LONGVIEW – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass and commencement exercises for the St. Mary Catholic School Class of 2016 Sunday, May 29, at 5:30 p.m. St. Mary Church in Longview. The 12 students comprising the Class of 2016 have received more than $550,000 in scholarship offers, and have been accepted into 22 colleges and universities across …

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Bishop Gorman Class of 2016 to graduate May 13

TYLER – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland will celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass for the Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic School Class of 2016 Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Sts. Peter and Paul on the Gorman campus. Commencement exercises will be Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. in the University of Texas at Tyler Herrington Patriot Center. The …

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Bishop Strickland names Father Charles Vreeland full-time chaplain at Bishop Gorman

TYLER – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland has named Father Charles Vreeland full-time chaplain for Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic Schools in Tyler, effective June 1. “I’m pleased to appoint Father Charles Vreeland as full time chaplain for Bishop Gorman Catholic School,” Bishop Strickland said. “He has demonstrated a genuine love for the Bishop Gorman community during his first year at the …

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Bishop Gorman senior receives prestigious Coca Cola Foundation scholarship

TYLER – Grace Knight, a senior at Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic High School in Tyler, has been recognized as an outstanding leader by the Coca Cola Scholars Foundation and awarded a $20,000 scholarship. Knight, a daughter of Scott and Lori Knight of Tyler, is the first student from Bishop Gorman to receive the award, and the only one in East …

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Father Dower Appointed Vicar for Education

Rev. Daniel Dower, STL, has been appointed Episcopal Vicar for Education for the Diocese of Tyler, Bishop Joseph E. Strickland has announced. As Vicar for Education, Father Dower will assist Bishop Strickland in promoting the Church’s commitment to high quality Catholic education and faith formation in the diocese, and provide overall coordination for those working in the field of education …

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CET: Catholic Schools Welcome New Principals

St. Gregory Cathedral School in Tyler and St. Patrick Catholic School in Lufkin have announced the hiring of new principals. Becky Chenevert is the new principal of St. Gregory Cathedral School in Tyler, and Martha López Coleman has been hired to lead St. Patrick in Lufkin. Chenevert comes to St. Gregory with 29 years of experience in elementary education and …

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