The Catholic Foundation Award Dinner

The Catholic Foundation
Award Dinner

Each year, The Catholic Foundation honors a deserving individual for his or her distinguished service and support of the Dallas-area Catholic community. The Catholic Foundation Award Dinner brings the community together to honor the spirit of philanthropy that for years has supported our wonderful community.

2016 CAtholic Foundation Award dinner honoree:

Abbot Denis FarkasfalvyFather Abbot Denis Miklós Farkasfalvy, O. Cist.

Abbot Denis Farkasfalvy has been selected as the 34th Catholic Foundation Award honoree in recognition of his impact on the Cistercian Abbey and School in Dallas, the Cistercian Order internationally, and the Catholic community. Fr. Denis will be honored during The Catholic Foundation Award Dinner on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at the Hilton Anatole.

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Dinner Details: 

Friday, February 19, 2016
6:30 - 9:30 PM (Cocktails 6:30-7 PM) (Dinner service at 7:30 PM)
Hilton Anatole Hotel

Attire: Black Tie Optional

2015 honoree:

 Edward E. Leyden, president and principal of Bishop Lynch High  School and Deacon in the Diocese of Dallas, was selected as  the 33rd Catholic Foundation Award honoree in recognition of his  leadership and impact on the Catholic community. Leyden was  honored during The Catholic Foundation Award Dinner on Friday,  Feb. 6, 2015 at the Hilton Anatole. 


Read the full press release here.
View his honoree video here.


For additional information about The Catholic Foundation Award Dinner, please contact Linda Scheets, 972-661-9792.


Recipients of The Catholic Foundation Award

2015 - Ed Leyden

2014 - Mary and Mike Terry

2013 - Bob Baillargeon

2012 - Sister Margaret Ann Moser, O.S.U.

2011 - Mary Templeton

2010 - Father Phil Postell, S.J.

2009 - Marianne Staubach

2008 - J. Oliver McGonigle

2007 - Jan Collmer

2006 - Jere Thompson

2005 - Michael R. Corboy

2004 - The Rose Mary and J.M. Haggar, Sr. Family

2003 - James M. Moroney, Jr.

2002 - Rev. Timothy Gollob

2001 - Beatrice M. Haggerty

2000 - Gene Vilfordi

1999 - Susan Heller Stanzel

1998 - Peggy and Charles Galvin

1997 - Hal Tehan

1996 - Pat and Neil O'Brien

1995 - Kay and Henry Neuhoff III

1994 - Louis J. Maher

1993 - James Walsh

1992 - Robert Sasseen

1991 - William D. Barrett

1990 - Honorable David G. Fox

1989 - Society of St. Vincent de Paul

1988 - The Brady Center; Marillac Social Center

1987 - Steve Landregan

1986 - Sister Carla Dolce, O.S.U.

1985 - Joe Fechtel

1984 - Thomas C. Unis

1983 - Monsignor Henry McGill

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