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Bishop’s Award for Service to the Church

Publish Date: January 23, 2018

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(Dallas) More than a hundred parishioners from throughout the Diocese of Dallas were honored for their volunteer efforts at the seventh annual Bishop’s Award for Service Mass on Saturday, January 27th 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. “I look forward to the great honor of presenting these special awards to those who make such a difference in the life of the Church in North Texas. This is an important opportunity that I and the pastors have to say ‘thank you’ for the hard work and unselfish devotion of these good people to the Church and their fellow parishioners.” 


 

Blessed Sacrament

Karen Bond

Blessed Sacrament

Carmen Muñoz

Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Jesús Loera

Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Raquel Loera

Christ the King

Suzanne D. Galligan

Corpus Christi

María Isabel Guerrero

Corpus Christi

Rolando Guerrero

Divine Mercy of Our Lord

Guillermo N. Negrete

Divine Mercy of Our Lord

Miriam G. Negrete

Epiphany Quasi

Felipe Mendoza

Epiphany Quasi

María L. Moreno

Good Shepherd

Tom Landry

Good Shepherd

Angélica Villanueva

Holy Cross

Mauricio Fernández

Holy Cross

Delores Preston

Holy Family of Nazareth

Yolanda O. García

Holy Family of Nazareth

Gail Walsh

Holy Family Quasi

Julio C. Salas

Holy Family Quasi

Wayne Silks

Holy Spirit

Peggy Dover

Holy Spirit

Tammie Marceleño

Holy Trinity

Matthew B. Carpenter

Holy Trinity

Sharon Ochs Kissner

Immaculate Conception, Corsicana

Gerardo González

Immaculate Conception, Corsicana

Judy Tierney

Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie

Gertrudis García

Immaculate Conception, Grand Prairie

Carmilla Scott

Mary Immaculate

Giovana Ascencio

Mary Immaculate

Sandra Bottomley

Mater Dei

Adrian Montes

Mater Dei

Mary Alonso Montes

Mother of Perpetual Help

Nguyễn Văn Lý

Mother of Perpetual Help

Nguyễn Bích Hợp

Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Fabiola Flores

Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Ilse Josefina Muñoz

Our Lady of Angels

Peggy Eckelkamp

Our Lady of Angels

Suzanne Friend

Our Lady of Lourdes

Leonor Manhard

Our Lady of Lourdes

Santiago Molina

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Bertha A. Acosta

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

María G. Rayas-Enriquez

Our Lady of San Juan – St. Theresa

María Serrano

Our Lady of San Juan – St. Theresa

Pedro Serrano

Our Lady of the Lake

Andrés Hernández

Our Lady of the Lake

Terrell G. Miller

Prince of Peace

Joyce Boese

Prince of Peace

Blaine Cavasso

Sacred Heart

Robert Burnett

Sacred Heart

Rubén Vargas

Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese

Louisa Chow

Sacred Heart of Jesus Chinese

Kevin M. McGillis

San Juan Diego

María Belen Hernández

San Juan Diego

José Luz Martínez

Santa Clara

Liliana Muñoz

Santa Clara

Mauricio Muñoz

St. Andrew Kim

Youngho Ji

St. Andrew Kim

Frank Yi

St. Ann, Coppell

Leticia Marlene Ledesma

St. Ann, Coppell

Edwin Leonard III

St. Ann, Kaufman

María Salazar Bermudez

St. Ann, Kaufman

Saul Velásquez

St. Anthony, Dallas

Seckeita Lewis

St. Anthony, Wylie

Joann Hunt

St. Anthony, Wylie

James Krolczyk

St. Augustine

Jeanette Daugherty

St. Augustine

Roy C. Daugherty

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Daniel Garcia

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Betty Ann Sarratt

St. Cecilia

Flor Castro

St. Cecilia

Wilber A. Hernández

St. Edward

Juan Gerardo Chavez

St. Edward

Maria Alma Claudio

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Gary Mayerick

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Carolyn Simoneaux

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

Robert Lemons

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

Susan Lemons

St. Elizabeth, Bonham

Julia Culling Crook

St. Elizabeth, Bonham

María Macías

St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco

Juan Barrera

St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco

Asha Heller

St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster

Mary Lacik Brown

St. Francis of Assisi, Lancaster

M. Louise Vitale

St. Francis of Assisi, Whitesboro

Gregory Paul Golden

St. Francis of Assisi, Whitesboro

Michael N. Maberry

St. Gabriel the Archangel

Bill Mertz

St. Gabriel the Archangel

Madonna Sewell

St. John Nepomucene

Marvin Trojacek

St. John Nepomucene

Mary Ann Trojacek

St. John the Apostle

Bridget Helmberger

St. John the Apostle

Susan E. Warner

St. Joseph Vietnamese

Phêrô Trần Văn Cam

St. Joseph Vietnamese

Nhuong Thi Tran  

St. Joseph, Commerce

Boyd Roberts

St. Joseph, Commerce

Richard Stepaniak

St. Joseph, Richardson

Meredith Daigrepont

St. Joseph, Richardson

Kathy Doran

St. Joseph, Waxahachie

Bertha Ávila

St. Joseph, Waxahachie

Scott Rolen

St. Jude, Allen

Cheryl Griffith

St. Jude, Allen

William C. Kearns

St. Luke

Irma Nelly Álvarez

St. Luke

Mark Patton

St. Mark the Evangelist

Pedro Adame

St. Mark the Evangelist

Clarissa Pater Elissa McWilliams

St. Martin of Tours

Elizabeth Boisvert

St. Martin of Tours

Stacey Peterson

St. Mary of Carmel

Alfredo Ortiz

St. Mary of Carmel

Susana P. Ortiz

St. Mary, Sherman

Alexine Deans

St. Mary, Sherman

Mark Deans

St. Michael the Archangel, Garland

Richard Gehring

St. Michael the Archangel, Garland

Luz M. Santiago

St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie

Graciela N. Tijerina

St. Michael the Archangel, Grand Prairie

Yvonne Marie Witucki

St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney

Cyril G. Reif

St. Michael the Archangel, McKinney

Ana Zavala

St. Monica

Nando Arduini

St. Monica

Blanca Lilia Rocha

St. Patrick, Dallas

Laurie Leonard-White

St. Patrick, Dallas

James M. White

St. Patrick, Denison

Mark D. Grams

St. Patrick, Denison

Mary E. Wright

St. Paul the Apostle

Kenneth J. Brown

St. Paul the Apostle

Tony Sabetti

St. Peter the Apostle

Jolanta Bachleda

St. Peter the Apostle

Marek Bachleda

St. Philip the Apostle

James E. Sliter

St. Philip the Apostle

Jeanette Sliter

St. Pius X

Leroy J. Bailey

St. Pius X

Carol A. Newman

St. Rita

Ashley Civello

St. Rita

John F. Sherman

St. Thomas Aquinas

Kara Lisa Danter

St. Thomas Aquinas

Ed Reith

St. William

Maribel Uribe de Ugalde

St. William

Roberto C. Ugalde


 

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