Bravo! || St. Thomas Scholar-Singers Continue Tradition of Excellence with All-Region Performance

Nine St. Thomas scholar-singers performed at the Texas Private School Music Educators Association All-Region Choir clinic at St. Agnes Academy. Among the select TPSMEA members who earned distinction under the direction of Josh Wilson were: Aidan Nanquil ‘23, James Dickinson ‘23, Evan DeAnda ‘23, Al Davis ‘22, and Jorge Morfin ‘23 in Tenor 2 Charlie [...]

By |2022-01-18T14:32:59-06:00January 18th, 2022|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Trill Twins || Jake Wright ’22 and Cameron Price ’22 Leave Legacy of Relentless Brilliance

Jake Wright ‘22 and tag-team partner Cameron Price ‘22, quarterback and receiver, the forever fling and cling of Eagle Football, confirmed to be far more dangerous than advertised by their deceiving tales-of-the-tape. Neither measured above six feet tall yet they operated as a gargantuan pair without parallel for one of the most improbable joy rides [...]

By |2022-01-18T14:13:18-06:00January 12th, 2022|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

St. Thomas Sports Hall of Fame || Celebrating Five Luminaries and 1965 Eagle Football State Champions

Creating a legacy requires talent and time. Dedication. Spirit. And a greater vision. And that vision began at St. Thomas. For five luminaries and a group of legendary state champions, their legacies now carry the greatest recognition afforded a St. Thomas scholar-athlete - enshrinement into the institution's prestigious Sports Hall of Fame. Character. Contributions. Brotherhood. [...]

By |2022-01-05T16:31:32-06:00January 5th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

Remembering Rev. Albert R. Gaelens, CSB || Distinguished Contributor and 21st Principal of St. Thomas

St. Thomas shares deep sympathy for the passing of Fr. Albert R. Gaelens, CSB, the 21st principal in school history who richly served the institution in a variety of capacities for a quarter-century with a legacy of selfless service. “I will personally always be grateful to Fr. Gaelens for the unfailing and gracious generosity with [...]

By |2021-12-26T14:48:42-06:00December 26th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Christmas Message from President Fr. James Murphy, CSB || Spread God’s Love with the World

As a campus community, St. Thomas has enjoyed countless blessings to appreciate and savor. Let us use the Advent season to recognize our gifts, give more than we receive, and be a champion for those less fortunate. Let us continue the Basilian St. Thomas story by sharing God’s love with the world by bringing joy [...]

By |2022-01-05T16:09:57-06:00December 23rd, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Most Reverend George A. Sheltz ‘63 1946-2021 || Exceptional Sacramental Life, Self-Emptying Through Service

The Most Reverend George A. Sheltz ‘63, retired Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston with a near lifetime of commitment to sacramental life, a spirit of hospitality, and self-emptying through service, passed December 21 at the age of 75. “The prayers of the St. Thomas community are with the family of Bishop Sheltz, his colleagues, and many [...]

By |2021-12-23T15:18:38-06:00December 23rd, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Grow As Many, Develop As One || Camp Aquinas and Father/Son Retreat Enrich Strong Basilian Ideals

Liturgical life on the St. Thomas campus is emphatically at the heart of the Basilian tradition and values of goodness, discipline, and knowledge. Lay people, clergy, religious, and students are visibly committed to making God known, loved, and served. President Fr. James Murphy, CSB and Principal Aaron Dominguez ‘96 have empowered a collaborative Campus Ministry [...]

By |2021-12-16T17:51:19-06:00December 16th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

At Every End, A New Beginning || Texas Italian-American Sports Foundation Creates St. Thomas Scholarship Fund

Frankie B. Mandola `65 and Dan Sessions `65 shared countless joys, laughs, and triumphs that extended far beyond their days at St. Thomas. What began more than a half-century ago as teaming for state football championship hardware morphed into collaborating on the next business bonanza or splitting a corner table at Frankie’s signature Damian’s Cucina [...]

By |2021-12-10T16:50:41-06:00December 10th, 2021|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

Exclusive Video Tour || New Fr. Wilson Field Latest Enhancement to Joplin Campus Redevelopment

Batter Up. The latest enhancement to the Joplin Campus redevelopment will position Eagle Baseball in a league of its own. St. Thomas faculty, staff, and community partners gathered on October 14 for a ceremony to break ground on the school’s new Fr. Wilson Field. The next jewel among the school’s ever-expanding athletic facilities will stand [...]

By |2021-12-18T15:06:40-06:00December 8th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Great Awaits || Future Eagle Scholars and Families Make St. Thomas Open House Rousing Success

St. Thomas extends our great appreciation to all our future Eagle scholars and their families for making our Open House a rousing success. We seek individuals whose intellect is matched by their capacity and desire to make a meaningful contribution to the world. Our students are leaders in and outside rigorous curriculum who understand the [...]

By |2021-12-06T14:27:47-06:00December 6th, 2021|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments
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