November 9, 2016~Year 9, No. 15



The Nazareth Swifts competed in their third and final district game last Friday, November 4th, at Anton. The Swifts defeated the Bulldogs 81-36 to earn their title as district champions.

The Swifts will take on the White Deer Bucks in their first playoff game on Thursday, November 10th. The game will take place in Silverton at 7:00 p.m. Congratulations to the players and coaches on the first district championship since 2009, and good luck to the team on the rest of their season.


Seniors Jake Waldo, Tucker Huseman, and Waylon Leavitt




Good Luck to both Nazareth Cross Country teams as they leave on Thursday for their trip to the State Meet at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas on Saturday, November 12. The runners will compete at 12:20 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. with the Swiftettes running first followed by the Swifts.


PHOTO: Mike Schilderink, Tristan McLain, Slade Gerber, Tate Schulte, Blakely Gerber, Laci Backus, Amy Schilderink, April Schmucker, Hallie Kleman, Brayden Dyer, Brady Robb, Tristan Nelson, Bree Cornett, Caitlin Kleman, Lexis Nieves, and Shania Schacher




Chloe Birkenfeld and Sophia Hall, granddaughter of Alan and Stephanne Dobmeier, played their violins in the Amarillo Symphony Youth Orchestra with several other youth from 5th to 9th grade, on Sunday November, 6.




Nazareth FFA places 16th overall at the National FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest

Members of the Nazareth FFA Chapter recently competed in the FFA Career Development Event at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo. FFA members who represented the chapter in the event included Ellen Schilderink, Emily Heitschmidt, Lars Schilderink, Lexy Ethridge, Mike Schilderink and Brady Robb. The team placed 16th overall and competed against all state champions in the dairy cattle evaluation contest.

Dairy cattle evaluation and management is one of 24 national CDE areas, covering job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Members put the skills learned in their high school agricultural education classes to use in a practical manner. Participants evaluate multiple classes of dairy cattle and present oral reasons for their selections. Teams work together to develop a comprehensive management plan for a farm described in a given scenario. CDEs help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly and perform effectively in a competitive job market.

Congratulations to all of these students on a job well done!


Pictured from L:R:  Lars Schilderink, Brady Robb, Emily Heitschmidt, Lexy Ethridge, Ellen Schilderink, Mr. Heck, Mike Schilderink


Teri Burnett in the chorus


Garrison Kleman in the band


An ACTS Retreat for Teens will take place Thursday, December 29th through Sunday, January 1 at the Bishop DeFalco Retreat Center. Registration Forms are available at parish offices or through the ACTS Community website, An ACTS Scholarship is available by contacting Deacon Bob or Allison Kleman.


School Sisters of St. Francis Harvest of Blessings Gala

Saturday, November 19. Cornerstone Ranch Events Center – Bushland, TX.

$100 admits 2. 6pm – beverages and silent auction.  7-8pm – Shiner Bock Ribeye Steak/ Chicken Dinner

The evening includes dancing to AFK, Silent Auctions, Calcutta Boards, and Lots of fun.

For tickets call 806-537-3182 ext. 21 or




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