Background Image

COVID-19 3.30.2019


Bishop's Awards for Service to Church 2019
Premio del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia 2019

  • English

    James Hill, award recipient from Our Lady of the Lake,
    fist bumps Bishop Burns as he receives his service award.  

    (Dallas) More than a hundred parishioners from throughout the Diocese of Dallas were honored for their volunteer efforts at the Eighth Annual Bishop’s Award for Service Mass on Saturday, March 30th at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in downtown Dallas.     

    The Awards Mass recognizes the lay men and women whose volunteer efforts are so essential to the ministries in the 74 parishes in the Diocese of Dallas. Bishop Edward J. Burns presided at the Mass with numerous pastors from parishes throughout the diocese concelebrating.

    Bishop Burns placed the special bronze medals around the necks of the 136 recipients during the Mass.

    Awardees of the 2019 Bishop's Award for Service to the Church

    Ann Murphy All Saints
    Chris Parsons All Saints
    Luz Tena Blessed Sacrament
    José F. Vargas Blessed Sacrament
    Alex Adams Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    Carmen Flores Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
    Mark J. Lafferty Christ the King
    Andrew Collart Church of the Incarnation
    Keenan Flynn Church of the Incarnation
    Pablo H. Gutierrez Corpus Christi
    Maria D. Vargas Corpus Christi
    Christopher Villarreal Divine Mercy
    Melissa A. Villarreal Divine Mercy
    Floyd Elfrink Epiphany
    Vicente Guerrero Epiphany
    Mario Rodríguez Good Shepherd
    Cathy Zoch Good Shepherd
    Ken Eppes Holy Cross
    Nicolas Niño Holy Cross
    Zeb Genn Holy Family
    Nancy Salinas Holy Family
    Jean Knauber Holy Family of Nazareth
    Roy Knauber Holy Family of Nazareth
    Rose Balbo Holy Spirit
    Rolando Sobalvarro Holy Spirit
    Judy Goff Pittman Holy Trinity
    William T. Pittman Holy Trinity
    Miriam G. Alvarado Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Rodolfo García Immaculate Conception, Corsicana
    Josephine Birondo Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Yvonne Rakowski Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie
    Jill Sadowski Mary Immaculate
    Willard Zimmerer Mary Immaculate
    Susan M. Gallagher Mater Dei
    Thomas W. Gallagher Mater Dei
    Tan Dinh Thi Ngo Mother of Perpetual Help Vietnamese
    Tuan Huu Pham Mother of Perpetual Help Vietnamese
    Hortencia S. Gonzales Nuestra Señora del Pilar
    Raymundo Gonzales Nuestra Señora del Pilar
    Dan Eckelkamp Our Lady of Angels
    Tami Ishii-Adajar Our Lady of Angels
    Lupita Cázares Our Lady of Lourdes
    Gerardo Errasti Our Lady of Lourdes
    Nancy Hurtado Our Lady of Perpetual Help
    Martin Noria Our Lady of Perpetual Help
    Esteban Ávila Our Lady of San Juan
    Elsa Ávila Our Lady of San Juan
    Enrique Chávez Our Lady of the Lake
    James Hill Our Lady of the Lake
    Claudia Morton Loffler Prince of Peace
    Jim Stapleton Prince of Peace
    Jose F. Chavarría Sacred Heart
    Malcolm J. Ducote Sacred Heart
    Christina Borders Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese
    Allison Hsu Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese
    John Suc Nguyen Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ Vietnamese
    Luc Tran Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ Vietnamese
    José S. Aguilar San Juan Diego
    Luis Cázares San Juan Diego
    Felipe Gámez Santa Clara
    María de la Luz López Santa Clara
    Yong W. Jeong St. Andrew Kim
    Nina Kang St. Andrew Kim
    Ann Dandridge St. Ann, Coppell
    Robert Hubbard St. Ann, Coppell
    James Allen Duerr St. Ann, Kaufman
    Soledad Mtz. Villarreal St. Ann, Kaufman
    Michael J.E. Lightfoot St. Anthony, Dallas
    María DeLaLuz Kirkman St. Anthony, Wylie
    Michael J. Snow St. Anthony, Wylie
    Aurelia García St. Augustine 
    Enriqueta Marmolejo St. Augustine 
    Josie Mendoza St. Bernard
    David Ramírez Mondragón St. Bernard
    Rick García St. Cecilia
    Agustina Jinez St. Cecilia
    José A. Castañeda St. Edward
    Sandra Castañeda St. Edward
    David Watson St. Elizabeth
    Donald Hartung St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    Theresa Marquez Kuhn St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    Julia A. Luke St. Elizabeth of Hungary
    Antonio Rodríguez St. Elizabeth, Bonham
    Carlos Liscano St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Patricia V. Johnson St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco
    Anna Josephine Durbin St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Carey Flusche St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster
    Suzanne Cunningham St. Francis of Assisi, Whitesboro
    Mark Namey St. Gabriel the Archangel, McKinney
    Kathleen Radtke St. Gabriel the Archangel, McKinney
    María D. Calixto St. James
    Barbara Dyer St. James
    Aurelia Herrera St. John Nepomucene
    Jack Martell St. John Nepomucene
    Seth C. Jungman St. John the Apostle
    William Prettyman St. John the Apostle
    Anna Tot Thi Nguyen St. Joseph Vietnamese
    Daminh Thien H. Vu St. Joseph Vietnamese
    Analisa Blaine St. Joseph, Commerce
    William A. Mulcahy III St. Joseph, Commerce
    Luz Adriana Rodríguez St. Joseph, Richardson
    Patti Shubzda St. Joseph, Richardson
    Thomas Gish St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    Theresa M. Rahimian St. Joseph, Waxahachie
    James A. Chase St. Jude
    Laurie Ann Hawkins St. Jude
    Marilou G. Hernández St. Mark the Evangelist
    Katharine Keenan St. Mark the Evangelist
    Antonio Cordova St. Martin of Tours
    Linda McDonnold St. Martin of Tours
    Susana Lobato S. St. Mary
    Coralee Zdeb St. Mary
    Magdalena R. Márquez St. Mary of Carmel
    Richard A. Márquez St. Mary of Carmel
    Maribel Martín Brandt St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    John M. Main St. Michael the Archangel, Garland
    Peggy K. Cartwright St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Sandy Schexnailder St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie
    Margaret Laney St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney
    Elodia Villa St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney
    David Contreras St. Monica
    Mary Louise Ludt St. Monica
    Sergio García St. Patrick
    Tony Romanach St. Patrick, Dallas
    Jimmy Cravens St. Patrick, Denison
    Debbie Gullett St. Patrick, Denison
    Jerzy Jurkian St. Peter the Apostle
    Slawka Palys St. Peter the Apostle
    Luis Acevedo St. Philip
    Alvin Kohr St. Philip
    Mike Lesher St. Rita
    Jeannette Lynch St. Rita
    Dr. Richard Joseph St. Thomas Aquinas
    Kathy G. Joseph St. Thomas Aquinas
    Lucas Diaz López St. William
    Apolonio Rivas St. William

  • Español

    (Dallas) Más de un centenar de feligreses de toda la Diócesis de Dallas fueron honrados por sus esfuerzos voluntarios durante en Octavo Premio Anual del Obispo por Servicio a la Iglesia el sábado 30 de marzo en la Catedral Santuario de la Virgen de Guadalupe en el centro de Dallas.

    La Misa del Premio del Obispo reconoce a hombres y mujeres laicos cuyos esfuerzos voluntarios son tan esenciales para los ministerios de las 74 parroquias de la Diócesis de Dallas. El Obispo Edward J. Burns presidió la celebración de la Misa con numerosos párrocos de parroquias de toda la diócesis concelebrando.

    Durante la Misa, el Obispo Burns colocó las medallas especiales de bronce alrededor del cuello de los 136 galardonados.