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Catholic Bowl III

Catholic Bowl III                  Faith. Freedom. Football

When: September 8 – 9, 2023
Contact: Patrick Steenberge, Global Football/Global Football Foundation 

(817) 219-7274

Director of Media and Marketing: Jess Gryder   (817) 243-4618
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

Lafayette LA)

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: ($10 student | $20 adult)

Various priests connected with schools will offer opening prayers and do the coin tosses for

each matchup.

Countdown until game day!