Czech Catholic Foundation of Texas inaugurated in Dubina

  • FOUNDING BOARD – (front, from left) Rev. Paul Chovanec, chaplain/director; Rev. Stephen Nesrsta, chaplain/director; Rev. Elias Rafaj, director; Bishop Brendan J. Cahill; Marvin J. Marek Sr., president/chairman; Clarice Marik Snokhous, director; Steve Vrana, vice president/director; (back, from left) Carol Filer, secretary/director; Joseph L. Peters, treasurer/director; Judith M. Marek, director; Edwin C. Marik, director; Deborah Kaspar of KJZT Family Life; Michael Reznicek of KJT, and Clay Zapalac, director
    FOUNDING BOARD – (front, from left) Rev. Paul Chovanec, chaplain/director; Rev. Stephen Nesrsta, chaplain/director; Rev. Elias Rafaj, director; Bishop Brendan J. Cahill; Marvin J. Marek Sr., president/chairman; Clarice Marik Snokhous, director; Steve Vrana, vice president/director; (back, from left) Carol Filer, secretary/director; Joseph L. Peters, treasurer/director; Judith M. Marek, director; Edwin C. Marik, director; Deborah Kaspar of KJZT Family Life; Michael Reznicek of KJT, and Clay Zapalac, director
  • PARTICIPATING CLERGY – (from left) Rev. Paul Chovanec, Rev. Elias Rafaj, Deacon Bill Wagner, Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, Rev. Stephen Nesrsta, Rev. Pavel Marek, Rev. Václav Tomíček, and Rev. Aleš Pisářovic. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
    PARTICIPATING CLERGY – (from left) Rev. Paul Chovanec, Rev. Elias Rafaj, Deacon Bill Wagner, Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, Rev. Stephen Nesrsta, Rev. Pavel Marek, Rev. Václav Tomíček, and Rev. Aleš Pisářovic. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
  • Following Mass, KJZT Family Life presented gifts to the three visiting priests from the Czech Republic. On hand were: (from left) KJZT Family Life State Director Joyce Kurtz; CCFT President Marvin J. Marek Sr.; Rev. Pavel Marek and Rev. Aleš Pisářovic, both from the Czech Republic; Bishop Brendan J. Cahill; KJZT Family Life President/CEO Pam Strickland; Rev. Václav Tomíček from the Czech Republic; and KJZT Family Life Sales and Events Manager Deborah Kaspar. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
    Following Mass, KJZT Family Life presented gifts to the three visiting priests from the Czech Republic. On hand were: (from left) KJZT Family Life State Director Joyce Kurtz; CCFT President Marvin J. Marek Sr.; Rev. Pavel Marek and Rev. Aleš Pisářovic, both from the Czech Republic; Bishop Brendan J. Cahill; KJZT Family Life President/CEO Pam Strickland; Rev. Václav Tomíček from the Czech Republic; and KJZT Family Life Sales and Events Manager Deborah Kaspar. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
  • Serving as the honor guard for Bishop Cahill were fourth-degree members of the Knights of Columbus St. Michael Assembly No. 1527: (from left) Sir Knight Rodney Kalich of Schulenburg; Sir Knight Charlie Herzik of Weimar; and (right) Sir Knight Kenneth Berger of Schulenburg. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
    Serving as the honor guard for Bishop Cahill were fourth-degree members of the Knights of Columbus St. Michael Assembly No. 1527: (from left) Sir Knight Rodney Kalich of Schulenburg; Sir Knight Charlie Herzik of Weimar; and (right) Sir Knight Kenneth Berger of Schulenburg. Sticker Photo By Darrell Vyvjala
An idea turned into a plan which led to the formation of a new organization that became official last Friday at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church in Dubina. The Most Rev. Brendan J. Cahill, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Victoria, celebrated a Mass and officially installed the founding Board of Directors for the Czech Catholic Foundation of Texas. “We talked about it for 15 years,” said…

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