Catholic Bowl III Faith. Freedom. Football
When: September 8 – 9, 2023
Contact: Patrick Steenberge, Global Football/Global Football Foundation
(817) 219-7274 email@example.com
Director of Media and Marketing: Jess Gryder (817) 243-4618 firstname.lastname@example.org
Principal Sponsor: Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation and Catholic Diocese of Dallas
Friday, September 8
Location: St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Prosper, TX
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Event: Mass, Rosary, Talks and BBQ Dinner
Attendees: Coaches, Players, Leader of the four high schools, Bishops and priests from the
various dioceses/schools represented, sponsors, organizers, speakers, St. Martin de Porres
parishioners and school students
Order of Evening:
* Mass at 5:30 p.m. Bishop Olson concelebrates with Bishops from participating Dioceses;
Rev. Brett Metzler homilist and MC for the Mass
* After Mass Congregation remains for closing Rosary and clergy departs to un-vest.
When clergy returns, speakers will begin presentations
* Speakers: Honorary Chair of Catholic Bowl III (TBA);
Patrick Steenberge; Bishop Olson.
* Father Hauck, St. Martin de Porres pastor blesses meal
* After blessing, everyone moves outside to a large tent where Knights of Columbus Councils
from St. Martin de Porres, Sacred Heart Muenster and St. Andrew Fort Worth will serve a
barbecue meal to the estimated 350 attendees.
Saturday, September 9
Doubleheader of high school football at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco (two of the four
teams are from the Diocese of Fort Worth, one from the Diocese of Dallas, one from Diocese of
Before both games, we will be honoring Fr. Emil Kapaun and present a 9/11 video tribute
* 1:30 p.m. Fields available for warmup
-Presentation of Colors by Plano Knights of Columbus
* 3:00 P.M. Nolan Catholic, Fort Worth vs St. Edmund of Eunice, Louisiana
-Nolan and St.Edmund Cheerleaders & Marching Bands invited to perform
* 7:00 P.M. John Paul II, Plano vs Sacred Heart Muenster
– John Paul II & Sacred Heart Cheerleaders & Marching Bands invited to perform
Tickets available here: https://seatgeek.com/catholic-bowl-tickets ($10 student | $20 adult)
Various priests connected with schools will offer opening prayers and do the coin tosses for
Countdown until game day!