Catholic Schools

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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St. Joseph’s Hosting Mardi Gras Party to Benefit School

St. Joseph’s Parish in Marshall will host a “Cupid Does Mardi Gras” event benefiting St. Joseph Catholic School on Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Marshall Convention Center. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the event will feature live music from the Steve Wells Band and catering by the Blue Frog Grill, along with a beer and wine cash bar. The evening will …

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Catholic College Ministry to Hold Benefit Sept. 9

The Catholic Campus Ministry of Tyler will hold its “Benefit 2014”  on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ornelas Activity Center on the campus of The University of Texas at Tyler.  The banquet will benefit the St. John Paul the Great Catholic Campus Ministry for UT Tyler and Tyler Junior College.  The featured speaker for the event will …

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