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Family of the Month – April 2013

Billy and Davida Callender Married 30 years, the Callenders met as Dallas teens at Don Carter’s All-Star Lanes on Walnut Hill. (Billy, as you might imagine, was hitting the pins so hard that they sailed in all directions.) They have shared their experiences as the hosts of the parish’s Marriage Enrichment program on the last…

Knight of the Month – April 2013

Brad Lamb Brad jumped right in as a new Knight during the Lenten fish fry dinners both as a fish runner and even as a fill-in fry guy. Next was his first taste of counter service at the baseball concession stand out at Valley Ridge, where he’s prepared to help on the occasional Sunday when tournament…

Travis Kinard – March 2013

TRAVIS KINARD noticed that most of the “muscle” behind what goes on at Holy Spirit is provided by the Knights. That observation, and Travis’ desire to contribute to the parish community, led him to become a member. Travis graduated in 1998 from Duncanville High, where he lettered in soccer. He graduated from the University of…

Robert Johnston – March 2013

ROBERT JOHNSTON is a relatively new Catholic, having converted via Holy Spirit’s RCIA class in 2011 (with Brother Knight Jack Ramsden as his sponsor). Robert came through Duncanville High School and Mountain View College. He is a long-time employee of Oak Cliff’s Oak Farms Diary, where he is a production supervisor. Robert and wife Maria…

Ben and Tim Burns – March 2013

BEN and TIM BURNS join our growing list of father-son members and attended the same First Degree exemplification ceremony in late March. Ben is a software engineer, married 21 years to Marilyn. After graduating from Lewisville High, he spent a year at North Texas, six years in the Navy and then finished his schooling at…

Family of the Month – March 2013

Andy, Susan and Madison Goza If you have enjoyed any of the freshly baked cookies available during the Lenten fish fry dinners, you can thank our Family of the Month for March – Andy, Susan and Madison Goza. That’s just part their contribution to Knights activities recently. You might not notice that many of the…

Knight of the Month – March 2013

Rey Estrellas Rey Estrellas, the council’s Knight of the Month for March, spent about seven years as both father and mother to his four children in the Philippines in the process of having his family eventually follow wife Elsa here to north Texas, which finally happened in 2002. So the man knows his way around…

Habemus papam: Pope Francis

Papal conclave elects Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who has chosen to go by the name of Francis. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 17 December 1936 and becomes the 266th pope of the Catholic Church. From 1998 until his election as pope, he served as the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina and was…

Jack Anderson’s wife, Teddie, honored with diocese service award

Teddie Anderson, wife of council member Jack Anderson, was recently honored as one of the parish’s two 2013 recipients of the second annual Bishop’s Medal for Service to the Church. “I’m honored, but I feel that I do what I do for the church,” Teddie said. “It’s God’s talent; it’s not mine.” Many parishioners recognize…

James Smith – February 2013

James Smith joined the Knight of Columbus on February 26th, 2013, at the urging of Andy Goza and said he “wants to help the community.” Well, there will be plenty for him to do. Already, he administers to the sick by visiting Methodist Hospital patients and bringing them Communion. James hails from Wichita Falls but…