“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 [...]

Seeds of Change || Student Food-Packing Event Nets 100,000 Meals for Haiti

Reckling Gymnasium is routinely a buzz of St. Thomas student activity throughout the academic year, from the celebratory salutes to champion scholars, to the latest rim-racking display from Eagle Basketball, to the welcoming of the next exemplary class of freshman student leaders. But few swirls within the friendly confines matched the impact in April which [...]

By |2021-05-04T17:40:37-05:00April 21st, 2021|Academics, Campus News|0 Comments

Best In Class || Annual Academic Awards Assembly Celebrates Superior Scholarship

The St. Thomas Catholic Basilian intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community that develops critical thinkers, strong communicators, and ethical leaders. Students discover passion, path, and purpose supported by renowned faculty in a personalized learning environment. The Academic Awards Assembly is an annual celebration of not only emphatic scholastic performance and fervent mentorship [...]

By |2021-04-27T11:21:20-05:00April 15th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Holy Week || St. Thomas Offers Livestreaming Liturgies including Easter Sunday

For the first time ever, St. Thomas is offering liturgies from Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday through the school’s Facebook Live. Join President Fr. James Murphy, CSB for these holiest of days as the Eagle community unites to conclude the Lenten journey. Holy Week began with Palm Sunday when Jesus entered Jerusalem where the crowds [...]

By |2021-04-01T11:15:46-05:00March 29th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Campus Community Blessed to Celebrate Feast of Patron St. Thomas Aquinas

The beginning 121 years ago was meager, the ascension without fanfare. A steady process that preached purpose, culture, and service rooted in the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. Since 1900, St. Thomas has served as a Catholic Basilian beacon with a thriving intellectual and moral tradition that remains the cornerstone of [...]

By |2021-02-03T17:54:33-06:00January 28th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

St. Thomas Father/Son Mass || Spiritual Bond Uniting Eagle Generations

St. Thomas annually honors the spiritual bond that unites Eagle scholars and their fathers with the traditional Father/Son Mass, a morning liturgy and affirmation of faith which speaks to the very fabric of the school’s Basilian identity. Continuing its vigilant response to the coronavirus pandemic, St. Thomas rebooted the 2020 celebration into two socially distanced [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:41:32-06:00November 4th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Supreme Salute || Fr. Mitch Dowalgo, CSB Enters Retirement

St. Thomas is proud to celebrate the countless contributions of Fr. Mitch Dowalgo, CSB, who is entering retirement after a deeply fulfilling professional adult life totally committed to the Basilian order. Fr. Dowalgo has been an active and beloved member of the St. Thomas campus community since 2016. His talents, spirit, and humor touched the [...]

By |2020-11-05T14:44:00-06:00November 2nd, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|1 Comment

St. Thomas Community Mourns Loss of Deacon Leonard Paul Lockett

It is with great sadness that the St. Thomas campus community mourns the loss of Deacon Leonard Paul Lockett, valued faculty member and contributor to St. Thomas Campus Ministry. He passed away April 25 after a long illness. A beloved supporter of the St. Thomas family, Lockett leaves a legacy that will have a lasting [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:47:58-06:00April 26th, 2020|Academics, Campus News|13 Comments

Fr. Clark Sample ’01 || Continuing God’s Call as Pastor at St. Thomas More Catholic Church

If you don’t know where you’re from, you don’t know where you’re going. For the previous decade Fr. Clark Sample ‘01 has navigated a clear, convicted, if unconventional course. He is rooted from his past, restless for grand future designs, trusting God’s Providence to better propel Houston Roman Catholics on their holistic journeys. “I had [...]

By |2021-01-05T13:39:32-06:00March 17th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Ash Wednesday Mass | Lenten Focus on Prayer and Sacrifice

The St. Thomas campus community was blessed to share in the Holy Mass of Ash Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Dowalgo, CSB serving as principal celebrant with president Fr. James Murphy, CSB concelebrant. The assembled scholars, faculty, and staff were encouraged to renew their hope in Christ’s promises and their own commitment to follow Him ever [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:24:46-06:00February 26th, 2020|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments
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