Capital Gains || 15th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Salutes Basilian Spirit of Giving

For 122 years, St. Thomas has embraced its goal, its passion, its obligation to provide a supportive, safe environment for Eagle students to thrive, empowering them to create positive change everywhere life takes them. The 15th Annual Scholarship Breakfast honored both donors and current recipients, and the tradition of philanthropy that remains vital to the [...]

Uniting Vision with Philanthropy || Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia Provide $250,000 Leadership Gift

The St. Thomas community is celebrating a substantial leadership gift - a $250,000 investment made by Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia - that will fortify essential areas that matter most to the Eagle community. Their signature philanthropy will be honored by the naming of the Dee Dee and Gilbert Garcia Board Room in Clay-Storey Hall. [...]

By |2022-02-28T13:52:39-06:00February 28th, 2022|Campus News, Student Life|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

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|1 Comment

“Eagles’ Nest” Fall 2021 || Latest Award-Winning Publication Showcasing Thriving St. Thomas Family and Vibrant Basilian Spirit

The award-winning Eagles' Nest celebrates and connects the St. Thomas Family. Through compelling narratives and striking visuals, we explore the institution, from the change and growth on campus to how St. Thomas is leaving its Catholic Basilian imprint on Houston and nationally. Enjoy the latest profiles and highlights of diverse alumni, captivating student life, and [...]

Point Of Pride || 14th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Celebrates Basilian Mission

For 121 years, St. Thomas has embraced its goal, its passion, its obligation to provide a supportive academic environment for Eagle scholars to thrive, empowering them to create positive change everywhere life takes them. Prominent and central to that Basilian mission is furnishing need-based financial assistance and merit-based scholarships to ensure that St. Thomas can [...]

By |2021-04-27T15:11:54-05:00April 26th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Round Up 2021 || Historic Effort in Year Unlike Any Other

The resilient St. Thomas Class of 2021 united for exactly this seismic moment: The record. The joys. The triumph amid on-going national uncertainty. They remained relentlessly committed to finish in the same monumental manner as they had started. The seniors began their Round Up careers learning the essential lessons from those students who preceded them, [...]

By |2021-08-06T12:16:06-05:00March 9th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments
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