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COVID-19 1.29.2016


Bishop Kevin Farrell honors recipients of 2016 Bishop’s Award for Service to the Church
El Obispo Kevin Farrell agasaja a beneficiarios del Premio del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia 2016

  • English

    At a Mass and ceremony at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe today, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell bestowed the Bishop’s Award for Service to the Church to the honorees for their outstanding service to the church.

    The Bishop's Award for Service to the Church was inaugurated in 2012 to recognize the great work and true sacrifice made by lay men and women in the Diocese of Dallas.  Nominated by their pastor, parish administrator or diocesan staff member, recipients of this award are practicing Catholics , exemplary volunteers, and known for their public witness to the Catholic faith.

    Each person receiving the Bishop's Award for Service to the Church accepts no compensation for their service, and is recommended by specific evidence of their virtuous good works.This award continues to be presented annually.

    The Diocese of Dallas sincerely thanks all of the recipients of the Bishop's Award for all of their tireless work to the diocese and to their parishes.

    2016 Bishop's Award Recipients

    Name Nominated by Parish/Organization
    Chance Barkley All Saints, Dallas
    Margie J. Medlin All Saints, Dallas
    Eloisa González Blessed Sacrament
    Juan Cruz Blessed Sacrament
    Alton A. Perry, Sr.  Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    Erma D. Perry Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    June LaPlante Christ the King 
    Michael Kurilecz, Jr. Christ the King 
    Andrew Mech Church of the Incarnation
    Anna Mech Church of the Incarnation
    Elvia Sanchez Corpus Christi, Ferris
    Maria Eva Lopez Corpus Christi, Ferris
    Don Hanratty DIOCESAN - Bishop Farrell Golf
    Jane Hanratty DIOCESAN - Bishop Farrell Golf
    Dianne Doyle DIOCESAN - Catholic Charities
    Joe Hogan DIOCESAN - Catholic Charities
    Ted Tobolka DIOCESAN - Catholic Schools
    Lucy Gonzales DIOCESAN - Chaplaincy
    Manuel Gonzales DIOCESAN - Chaplaincy
    Diane E. Wood DIOCESAN - Deaconate Office 
    John Blanks DIOCESAN - Disability Ministry
    Becky Daniels DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Joseph Daniels DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Watt, Chris DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Watt, Teresa DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Gerald Sparks DIOCESAN - Office of Worship
    Javier Arcadio Valtierra DIOCESAN - Pastoral Juvenil Hispana
    Mayra De la Sancha DIOCESAN - Pastoral Juvenil Hispana
    Gary W. Garza DIOCESAN - Prison Ministry
    Gerald F. Perryman, Jr.  DIOCESAN - Tribunal
    Helen Ta DIOCESAN - Tribunal 
    Jóse A. Ocaña Divine Mercy of Our Lord 
    Steven B. Laramay Divine Mercy of Our Lord 
    Micaela R. González Good Shepherd, Garland
    Victoria Ann Yeatts Good Shepherd, Garland
    Ezequiel Juárez Holy Cross, Dallas
    Kate Gary Holy Cross, Dallas
    Emma Ines Byrne Holy Family of Nazareth, Irving
    Wilfrid William Bruce Holy Family of Nazareth, Irving
    Carol A. Lemmon Holy Spirit, Duncanville
    Leo R. Romualdo Holy Spirit, Duncanville
    William L. Guzzetti Holy Trinity, Dallas
    Cipriano García Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Mike Gámez Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Maria I. Dempsey Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Teresa V. Adames Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Cecilia Hermes Mary Immaculate 
    Manolo Yañez Mary Immaculate 
    Angela Roach Mater Dei Personal Parish
    David Vidimos Mater Dei Personal Parish
    Margarita Đặng Tuyết  Mother of Perpetual Help, Garland
    Võ Thị Ngọc Liêm  Mother of Perpetual Help, Garland
    Dora Elia Hernandez Nuestra Senora Del Pilar 
    Nestor Hernández Nuestra Senora Del Pilar 
    Phillip C. García, Jr. Our Lady of Angels, Allen
    Shelley McPheeters Our Lady of Angels, Allen
    Alicia Contreras Our Lady of Lourdes
    Jose Garza Our Lady of Lourdes
    Gregoria Cisneros Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Dallas
    Juan Cisneros  Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Dallas
    Maria Carrillo Our Lady of San Juan, Dallas
    Roman Hernández Our Lady of San Juan, Dallas
    Joe Padilla Our Lady of the Lake, Rockwall
    Lorraine Chambers Our Lady of the Lake, Rockwall
    Dick Leyendecker Prince of Peace
    Shirley Cauduro Prince of Peace
    Chenni Liu Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese, Plano
    Jingling Wang Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese, Plano
    Brenda Irvine Sacred Heart, Rowlett
    Mark Nightingale Sacred Heart, Rowlett
    Elvira Cortez Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas
    Maria Villafana Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas
    José Luis  De Labra, Jr. SMU Campus Ministry
    Meagan Harkey SMU Campus Ministry
    Seungmin Yang St. Andrew Kim, Farmers Branch
    Steve Kim St. Andrew Kim, Farmers Branch
    Pauline Stein St. Ann, Coppell
    Peter Stein St. Ann, Coppell
    Annie Mae  Vrzalik St. Ann, Kaufman
    Katy Yenke St. Ann, Kaufman
    Annie Coleman St. Anthony, Dallas
    Marvin Coleman St. Anthony, Dallas
    Eva Ramírez St. Anthony, Wylie
    Richard Ramírez St. Anthony, Wylie
    Gonzalo Marín St. Augustine, Dallas
    Maria Narvaez St. Augustine, Dallas
    Carmen Villasana St. Bernard of Clairvaux
    Juan Pablo Araiza St. Bernard of Clairvaux
    Marciano Olivarez St. Cecilia
    María A. Rodríguez St. Cecilia
    Jóse Avila St. Edward, Dallas
    Martha Tucker St. Edward, Dallas
    Alan E. Dippel St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    Diane P. Martinez St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    David Fisher St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Dallas
    Rosie Hernández St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Dallas
    Margaret Ross St. Elizabeth, Bonham
    Robert Ross St. Elizabeth, Bonham
    Anita Morales St. Francis of Assisi Quasi, Whitesboro
    Jeri Kolash St. Francis of Assisi Quasi, Whitesboro
    Andrew R. Smith St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Susana Hernández St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Kenneth Littles St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Mary M. Tillotson St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Teresa Mroz St. Gabriel, McKinney
    Tony Saporito St. Gabriel, McKinney
    Martie Greene St. James, Dallas
    Sharon K. Snowton St. James, Dallas
    Joseph Galetka St. John Nepomucene, Ennis
    Sheila Galetka St. John Nepomucene, Ennis
    Gary Eugene Frieden St. John the Apostle, Terrell
    Lois LaDay St. John the Apostle, Terrell
    Lan Thị Trần St. Joseph Vietnamese, Grand Prairie
    Thuận Xuân Nguyễn St. Joseph Vietnamese, Grand Prairie
    Joan Lawrence St. Joseph, Commerce
    Richard Lawrence St. Joseph, Commerce
    Ben F. Frazer St. Joseph, Richardson
    Kathy Thompson St. Joseph, Richardson
    Ana Torres St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    John Cásarez St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    Jorge Antonio Ramos St. Juan Diego
    Margarito García Jr. St. Juan Diego
    Sonja Yahnke St. Jude, Allen
    Stephen Mauser St. Jude, Allen
    Alice Brnicky St. Luke the Evangelist, Irving
    Larry F. Brnicky St. Luke the Evangelist, Irving
    Ann Rossigno St. Mark the Evangelist, Plano
    Mary "Missy" Herriges St. Mark the Evangelist, Plano
    Robert Schlebach St. Martin of Tours, Forney
    Sharon Kuver St. Martin of Tours, Forney
    Ginny O'Hanlon St. Mary Catholic Church, Sherman
    Victor Serrato St. Mary Catholic Church, Sherman
    Reynaldo Aviles St. Mary of Carmel
    Concepción García St. Mary of Carmel 
    Laura L. Grant St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    Scott W. Grant St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    Judith Ann Saenz St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Maria Christine Hogeda St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Rebecca E. Ferrill St. Michael the Archangel,  McKinney
    Héctor Hernández St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney
    Barbara Brummitt St. Monica, Dallas
    Leobardo "Willy" León St. Monica, Dallas
    Jeanne Larson St. Patrick, Dallas
    Patricia M. Sherk St. Patrick, Dallas
    Dianne Scoggins St. Patrick, Denison
    Suzanne Broussard St. Patrick, Denison
    Joe Semler St. Paul the Apostle
    Maryan Schirm St. Paul the Apostle
    Andrzej Kaminski St. Peter  The Apostle Catholic Church
    Marcella Hamilton St. Peter  The Apostle Catholic Church
    Asunción R. Gloria St. Philip the Apostle, Dallas
    Maria Gloria St. Philip the Apostle, Dallas
    Len Ruby St. Pius X, Dallas
    Peggy Ruby St. Pius X, Dallas
    Kara Gehan St. Rita, Dallas
    Peter Gehan St. Rita, Dallas
    Jim Krieger St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas
    Therese Baird St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas
    Kristina Holleman St. William/ Our Lady of Fatima
    R. W. Holleman St. William/ Our Lady of Fatima

  • Español

    El día de hoy en una Misa y ceremonia en la Catedral Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, el Obispo Kevin J. Farrell presentó el Premio del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia a los homenajeados en reconocimiento a su excepcional servicio a la Iglesia.

    El Premio del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia fue inaugurado en 2012 para reconocer la gran labor y verdadero sacrificio realizado por hombres y mujeres laicos en la Diócesis de Dallas.  Los beneficiarios de este premio son Católicos practicantes, voluntarios ejemplares y conocidos por su testimonio público de la fe Católica, nominados por su párroco, administrador parroquial o miembro del personal diocesano,.

    Cada persona que recibe el Premio del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia no acepta ningún tipo de compensación monetaria por su servicio y es recomendada por evidencia específica de su virtuosa y buena labor. Este premio es presentado anualmente.

    La Diócesis de Dallas agradece sinceramente a todos los destinatarios del Premio del Obispo su incansable labor en favor de la diócesis y sus parroquias.

    Beneficiarios del Premio del Obispo 2016

    Name Nominated by Parish/Organization
    Chance Barkley All Saints, Dallas
    Margie J. Medlin All Saints, Dallas
    Eloisa González Blessed Sacrament
    Juan Cruz Blessed Sacrament
    Alton A. Perry, Sr.  Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    Erma D. Perry Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    June LaPlante Christ the King 
    Michael Kurilecz, Jr. Christ the King 
    Andrew Mech Church of the Incarnation
    Anna Mech Church of the Incarnation
    Elvia Sanchez Corpus Christi, Ferris
    Maria Eva Lopez Corpus Christi, Ferris
    Don Hanratty DIOCESAN - Bishop Farrell Golf
    Jane Hanratty DIOCESAN - Bishop Farrell Golf
    Dianne Doyle DIOCESAN - Catholic Charities
    Joe Hogan DIOCESAN - Catholic Charities
    Ted Tobolka DIOCESAN - Catholic Schools
    Lucy Gonzales DIOCESAN - Chaplaincy
    Manuel Gonzales DIOCESAN - Chaplaincy
    Diane E. Wood DIOCESAN - Deaconate Office 
    John Blanks DIOCESAN - Disability Ministry
    Becky Daniels DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Joseph Daniels DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Watt, Chris DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Watt, Teresa DIOCESAN - Marriage Ministry
    Gerald Sparks DIOCESAN - Office of Worship
    Javier Arcadio Valtierra DIOCESAN - Pastoral Juvenil Hispana
    Mayra De la Sancha DIOCESAN - Pastoral Juvenil Hispana
    Gary W. Garza DIOCESAN - Prison Ministry
    Gerald F. Perryman, Jr.  DIOCESAN - Tribunal
    Helen Ta DIOCESAN - Tribunal 
    Jóse A. Ocaña Divine Mercy of Our Lord 
    Steven B. Laramay Divine Mercy of Our Lord 
    Micaela R. González Good Shepherd, Garland
    Victoria Ann Yeatts Good Shepherd, Garland
    Ezequiel Juárez Holy Cross, Dallas
    Kate Gary Holy Cross, Dallas
    Emma Ines Byrne Holy Family of Nazareth, Irving
    Wilfrid William Bruce Holy Family of Nazareth, Irving
    Carol A. Lemmon Holy Spirit, Duncanville
    Leo R. Romualdo Holy Spirit, Duncanville
    William L. Guzzetti Holy Trinity, Dallas
    Cipriano García Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Mike Gámez Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Maria I. Dempsey Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Teresa V. Adames Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Cecilia Hermes Mary Immaculate 
    Manolo Yañez Mary Immaculate 
    Angela Roach Mater Dei Personal Parish
    David Vidimos Mater Dei Personal Parish
    Margarita Đặng Tuyết  Mother of Perpetual Help, Garland
    Võ Thị Ngọc Liêm  Mother of Perpetual Help, Garland
    Dora Elia Hernandez Nuestra Senora Del Pilar 
    Nestor Hernández Nuestra Senora Del Pilar 
    Phillip C. García, Jr. Our Lady of Angels, Allen
    Shelley McPheeters Our Lady of Angels, Allen
    Alicia Contreras Our Lady of Lourdes
    Jose Garza Our Lady of Lourdes
    Gregoria Cisneros Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Dallas
    Juan Cisneros  Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Dallas
    Maria Carrillo Our Lady of San Juan, Dallas
    Roman Hernández Our Lady of San Juan, Dallas
    Joe Padilla Our Lady of the Lake, Rockwall
    Lorraine Chambers Our Lady of the Lake, Rockwall
    Dick Leyendecker Prince of Peace
    Shirley Cauduro Prince of Peace
    Chenni Liu Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese, Plano
    Jingling Wang Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese, Plano
    Brenda Irvine Sacred Heart, Rowlett
    Mark Nightingale Sacred Heart, Rowlett
    Elvira Cortez Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas
    Maria Villafana Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas
    José Luis  De Labra, Jr. SMU Campus Ministry
    Meagan Harkey SMU Campus Ministry
    Seungmin Yang St. Andrew Kim, Farmers Branch
    Steve Kim St. Andrew Kim, Farmers Branch
    Pauline Stein St. Ann, Coppell
    Peter Stein St. Ann, Coppell
    Annie Mae  Vrzalik St. Ann, Kaufman
    Katy Yenke St. Ann, Kaufman
    Annie Coleman St. Anthony, Dallas
    Marvin Coleman St. Anthony, Dallas
    Eva Ramírez St. Anthony, Wylie
    Richard Ramírez St. Anthony, Wylie
    Gonzalo Marín St. Augustine, Dallas
    Maria Narvaez St. Augustine, Dallas
    Carmen Villasana St. Bernard of Clairvaux
    Juan Pablo Araiza St. Bernard of Clairvaux
    Marciano Olivarez St. Cecilia
    María A. Rodríguez St. Cecilia
    Jóse Avila St. Edward, Dallas
    Martha Tucker St. Edward, Dallas
    Alan E. Dippel St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    Diane P. Martinez St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    David Fisher St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Dallas
    Rosie Hernández St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Dallas
    Margaret Ross St. Elizabeth, Bonham
    Robert Ross St. Elizabeth, Bonham
    Anita Morales St. Francis of Assisi Quasi, Whitesboro
    Jeri Kolash St. Francis of Assisi Quasi, Whitesboro
    Andrew R. Smith St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Susana Hernández St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Kenneth Littles St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Mary M. Tillotson St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Teresa Mroz St. Gabriel, McKinney
    Tony Saporito St. Gabriel, McKinney
    Martie Greene St. James, Dallas
    Sharon K. Snowton St. James, Dallas
    Joseph Galetka St. John Nepomucene, Ennis
    Sheila Galetka St. John Nepomucene, Ennis
    Gary Eugene Frieden St. John the Apostle, Terrell
    Lois LaDay St. John the Apostle, Terrell
    Lan Thị Trần St. Joseph Vietnamese, Grand Prairie
    Thuận Xuân Nguyễn St. Joseph Vietnamese, Grand Prairie
    Joan Lawrence St. Joseph, Commerce
    Richard Lawrence St. Joseph, Commerce
    Ben F. Frazer St. Joseph, Richardson
    Kathy Thompson St. Joseph, Richardson
    Ana Torres St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    John Cásarez St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    Jorge Antonio Ramos St. Juan Diego
    Margarito García Jr. St. Juan Diego
    Sonja Yahnke St. Jude, Allen
    Stephen Mauser St. Jude, Allen
    Alice Brnicky St. Luke the Evangelist, Irving
    Larry F. Brnicky St. Luke the Evangelist, Irving
    Ann Rossigno St. Mark the Evangelist, Plano
    Mary "Missy" Herriges St. Mark the Evangelist, Plano
    Robert Schlebach St. Martin of Tours, Forney
    Sharon Kuver St. Martin of Tours, Forney
    Ginny O'Hanlon St. Mary Catholic Church, Sherman
    Victor Serrato St. Mary Catholic Church, Sherman
    Reynaldo Aviles St. Mary of Carmel
    Concepción García St. Mary of Carmel 
    Laura L. Grant St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    Scott W. Grant St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    Judith Ann Saenz St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Maria Christine Hogeda St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Rebecca E. Ferrill St. Michael the Archangel,  McKinney
    Héctor Hernández St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney
    Barbara Brummitt St. Monica, Dallas
    Leobardo "Willy" León St. Monica, Dallas
    Jeanne Larson St. Patrick, Dallas
    Patricia M. Sherk St. Patrick, Dallas
    Dianne Scoggins St. Patrick, Denison
    Suzanne Broussard St. Patrick, Denison
    Joe Semler St. Paul the Apostle
    Maryan Schirm St. Paul the Apostle
    Andrzej Kaminski St. Peter  The Apostle Catholic Church
    Marcella Hamilton St. Peter  The Apostle Catholic Church
    Asunción R. Gloria St. Philip the Apostle, Dallas
    Maria Gloria St. Philip the Apostle, Dallas
    Len Ruby St. Pius X, Dallas
    Peggy Ruby St. Pius X, Dallas
    Kara Gehan St. Rita, Dallas
    Peter Gehan St. Rita, Dallas
    Jim Krieger St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas
    Therese Baird St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas
    Kristina Holleman St. William/ Our Lady of Fatima
    R. W. Holleman St. William/ Our Lady of Fatima