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by Godfrey Kurth, Ph.D. | Foreword by Most Rev. John P. Carroll | Preface by the author | Introduction by Patrick Foley, Ph.D.
Patrick Foley, Ph.D.
Dr. Patrick Foley is a well-known Catholic historian, with numerous publications and other scholarly activities.
He is editor emeritus of Catholic Southwest: A Journal of History and Culture; serves on the editorial board of Boletin, journal of the California Mission Studies Association; and is consulting editor for the Catholic Social Science Review.
approximately 140 publications are three books on Catholic history, forty-four contributions to books; forty-five articles; and almost fifty book reviews.
wrote the official essay on the history of the Church in Texas, which was sent to Pope John Paul II for his
study in preparing for his
1987 pastoral visit to Texas; he
was awarded a papal medallion for the effort.
many other awards, Dr. Foley
, on 20 April 2006, received the Texas Historical Foundation's
"Journalistic Achievement Award of Merit for Excellence in Print Media.
was named a Fellow of the Texas Catholic Historical Society
in 1990; a Fellow of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies
, Southern Methodist University
in 1997; and in 1995 he
received the Texas Catholic Historical Society's distinguished Carlos Eduardo Castaneda Award.
Currently retired as Professor Emeritus from Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, he is an adjunct professor of Columbia College of Missouri, where he teaches, among other subjects, the senior level History of Christianity courses.
In the past Dr. Foley
has served on the faculties of the University of San Francisco; Chaminade University of Hawaii; the College of Notre Dame
, Belmont, California; the College of Santa Fe
in New Mexico; the College of Saint Thomas More
in Fort Worth; and the University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Foley earned his B.A. in history from Chico State College in California, his M.A. in history from Santa Clara University, and his Ph.D. in history from the University of New Mexico.
Dr. Patrick ...
Dr. Patrick Foleypat_fol@msn.comDr. Patrick Foley is Editor Emeritus of "Catholic Southwest: A Journal of History and Culture", having retired as founding Editor of this journal in 2006.He
has taught at several colleges or universities over the years: the College of Notre Dame
in California, the University of San Francisco
, Chaminade University of Hawaii
, the College of Santa Fe
, the University of Texas at Dallas
, and Tarrant County College
in Fort Worth, from where he
retired as Emeritus in 2002.Currently he is adjunct Professor at Columbia College of Missouri's NAS Fort Worth JRB campus.Dr. Foley earned his doctorate in history from the University of New Mexico, with a focus on Catholic Spain.His M.A. in history is from Santa Clara University, with a focus on Catholic England.He
is finishing his
third book, on the life of Jean-Marie Odin, C.M., first Bishop of Galveston and second Archbishop of New Orleans.He
is working on a book on the Catholics in the South with Michael Glazier.Altogether he
has about 140 publications, including contributions to books, journal articles, and book reviews.In 1987 he
wrote an essay for Pope John Paul II on the history of Catholic Texas.For that effort he
was awarded a papal medallion.He
is on the editorianl
board of "Boletin," journal of the California Mission Studies Association
, is editorial consulatant the the SCSS's
"The Review", and belongs to several scholarly societies He is a Fellow of the Texas Catholic Historical Society.He
lives with his
family in Azle, Texas, just north of Fort Worth.Patrick Foley, Ph.D.Editor Emeritus
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Professor of History & Former Editor of Catholic Southwest
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Dr. Patrick Foley, of Azle, was the winner of THF's Journalistic Achievement Award.This honor was presented in recognition of Foley's 16 years of editorial work with Catholic Southwest, a journal of research and writing on the Catholic experience in Texas and the Southwest.Foley, former president of the Texas Catholic Historical Society, has also written many books, articles, and manuscripts about Catholic history.