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Gaydos, Doyle, Aur address Helias grads

Gaydos, Doyle, Aur address Helias grads

Class lauded for great ambition

May 23rd, 2011 in News

Matt Rosales poses for a picture with Gavin Frevert taken by Dr. Mark Rosales after Sunday's graduation ceremony at St. Joseph's Cathedral.

Photo by Ben Yarnell

For the faculty and staff of Helias Catholic High School, Sunday's graduation ceremony at St. Joseph's Cathedral may have been a familiar sight, but for the 192 members of the Class of 2011, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The ceremony, which was in two parts, began with a full Catholic Mass, with Bishop John R. Gaydos presiding. During the homily, Fr. Francis Doyle, associate pastor at St. Peter Church, recounted to the graduates and their family his memories of sitting in the same position as the graduates 30 years ago.

Doyle pointed out that ....