Saturday, January 20, 2024

The Omni Dallas Hotel

6:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Catholic Charities Dallas’ 26th Annual Bishop’s Gala

The Bishop’s Gala is Catholic Charities Dallas’ annual fundraiser, benefitting the eleven service groups and over 35 programs of Catholic Charities Dallas. Enjoy dinner, auctions, and dancing to live entertainment while you and your guests help support CCD’s important work.

Join us and be part of the difference for over 200,000 individuals annually.

2024 Honorary Chair

The Most Reverend Bishop Gregory Kelly

Catholic Charities Dallas is honored to recognize Bishop Gregory Kelly as the Honorary Chair of the 26th Annual Bishop’s Gala. Bishop Kelly has been a constant supporter of the mission of Catholic Charities Dallas and continually enhances our work through his talents, guidance, and prayers.

Stay at the Omni Dallas Hotel

Bishop’s Gala guests may reserve a room at the Omni Dallas Hotel at a discounted rate for the evening of the Gala. Click below to reserve your room!

Thank you to our 26th Annual Bishop’s Gala Co-Chairs

Mary Lynn and Fred Bangs & Marguerite and Michael Marz

Featuring a live performance by

The Temptations and the Four Tops

The Temptations

The Temptations’ story is a road map through American history. Originating in Detroit, their fusion of soulful voices produced some of the greatest music of our time. Led by Dr. Otis Williams, The Temptations have evolved over their 60-year history, transcending generations and carrying the torch for future fans.

The Temptations have effortlessly navigated lush pop and funk, with unforgettable classics like “My Girl,” “I Can’t Get Next to You,” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.” One of the most iconic, bestselling bands in the entertainment world, their music continues to uplift and inspire audiences to this day.

The Four Tops

With a diverse repertoire spanning doo-wop, jazz, soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, hard rock, and showtunes, the Four Tops have captivated audiences for decades. As pioneers of the Motown Sound that defined the 1960s, their groundbreaking sound and distinctive style propelled them to the forefront of the music scene.

With an impressive collection of timeless hits including “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” and “Reach Out I’ll Be There” the Four Tops have left captured the hearts of fans worldwide. To this day, they continue to inspire generations with their unmatched talent, remarkable vocals, and extraordinary performances.

Become an event sponsor

Enjoy a memorable night of fellowship and fun, a gourmet dinner and cocktail hour, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, and other special benefits with your sponsorship.

Thank you to all who have already committed to a sponsorship! We appreciate your generous support.

Event Sponsor Opportunities

Our generous partners help carry the mission further than ever.

Corporate Promotion Opportunities

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Entertainment Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors

Inwood National Bank

Peggy and Len Ruby

Stephens Family Fund

Gold Sponsors

Cindy and Kevin Bartholomew

Bosworth Steel Erectors

Betty and Michael Bullington

Marti and Jim Burke

Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Peggy and Bill Cavalle

Jacqueline and Peter Costanza

Mary Claire and Bill Dahlstrom

Tanya and Greg Deiter

Emily and Scott Deke

Laura and Jim Einspanier

Frost Bank

Jean and Rich Fuchs

Caroline and Wade Glover & Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Huitt-Zollars, Inc.

Jackson Walker, LLP, The Ackels Foundation, Mary Emma and Al Karam

Vicky and Doug Lattner & Ursuline Academy of Dallas

Georgia and Marc Lyons

Mary and Howard Manning

Linda and Tom McCarthy

Maryanne and Dan Odom

Brooke O’Hare

Jeanne and Peter Rickert

Allan Rodger – Zenith Roofing

The Rosewood Corporation

Mary and Mike Terry

Lucia and Jerry Welch

Kathleen and Dave Woodyard

Patron Sponsors

Rebecca and Alex Almanza

Beth Ann and Jamie Apt

Lois and Ed Cartwright

Christ the King Catholic Church

Renaye and Jim Damman

Commissioner Theresa Daniel, PhD

Camille and Dave Fournier

Carol and Doug Gockel

Pam and Paul Harris

Rita and Joe Hogan

Kasey and Bill Hollon

Holy Trinity Catholic Parish

J.M. Haggar, Jr. Family Foundation

Mary and Timothy Leahy

Mary Blake and Chuck Meadows

Sue and Tom Merkel

Order of Malta – American Association

St. Ann Catholic Church, Coppell

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Richardson

Jo and Kevin Sullivan

The Catholic Foundation

The City of Dallas

Sherry and Mike Uhl

Terri Sue and Jack Wensinger

Platinum Sponsors

Mary Lynn and Fred Bangs

Maureen Brodnax

Melissa and Stephen Brooks

Catholic Housing Initiative

Irma and Alfredo Duarte

Carmen and Raul Estrada

Richard Kelly

The Markham Family Foundation

Marguerite and Michael Marz

Dorothy and John O’Dwyer

Mary and Bill Sladek

Shelley and Richard Stanzel

Betty and Steve Suellentrop

Mary Ann and Max Wernick

Trudy and Bob Wright

Elevation Sponsor


Marianne and Roger Staubach

Silver Sponsors

Bishop Lynch High School

Sue and Joe Brooks

Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Carol and Joe Dingman

Jane and Don Hanratty, Tricia and Mark Koch, Ann Oliverio and Bill Nasser

LERMA/ Advertising

Locke Lord, LLP

Kathy Muldoon and Bob Hendler

Mutual of America

Deborah and Ken Topolinsky

Bronze Sponsors

Carmen and Joe Coleman

Tere and Javier Creixell

Jennifer and John Gates

Kara and Peter Gehan

Matthews Southwest Hospitality

Kathleen Irvin and Dennis Walo

John Paul II High School

Kathleen and Joseph Murphy

Susan and Jon Piot

University of Dallas

Jean and Marty White

Ana and Jim Yoder Charitable Giving Fund

Questions? Please contact us at or 214.296.4258.