From the Heart of Texas Beer and Barbeque Dinner

Please join us for the inaugural “From the Heart of Texas” Beer and Barbeque Dinner at Saint Arnold Brewing Company, located just north of Downtown Houston. Come and hear about the St. John Paul II Foundation’s mission and initiatives and enjoy a social evening including games, raffle, and featuring food and beer from some of Houston’s favorite local businesses. Saint Arnold – Texas’ oldest craft brewery – will have an assortment of beers on tap to enjoy with barbeque dinner from Gatlin’s BBQ and dessert from Pie in the Sky Pie Company. Reserve your tickets online today!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Saint Arnold Brewing Company

2000 Lyons Avenue
Houston, Texas 77020


If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation to the event.


Host Committee

Molly McConn
Vincent Melgarejo
Fr. Victor Perez
James and Leigh Schuelke
Amber and Preston Young

Timothy and Teresa Black
Pat and Joanna Cannizzaro
William Duncan
Joe and Marie Flanigan
Mary Gallander
Adam and Danielle Jackson


Thank you to our Sponsors:

Entertainment Underwriters
Jim and Franny Gray
Paul Holub
Dr. Christopher and Ali Neumann
Marketing Underwriter
Merchant & Black: SEO, Marketing & Design
Invitation Postage Underwriters
Joe and Marie Flanigan
Dr. Brooke Jemelka

From the Heart of Texas Dinner Signature Underwriter
Frierson, Sola, Simonton and Kutac

Invitation Postage Underwriter
Dr. Brooke Jemelka

Invitation Design & Printing Underwriter
Victor and Karen Perez
Robert and Marcy Duncan


Underwriting Opportunities:

All Underwriters receive prominent recognition at the event and on the website.

From the Heart of Texas Dinner Signature Underwriter (3 opportunities):


Invitation Design & Printing:






Invitation Postage:



For Questions about Underwriting Opportunities or Tickets please email


Check back soon for more details.

The Foundation

The St. John Paul II Foundation is a national Catholic apostolate proclaiming the Good News about life and family with headquarters in Houston, Texas. 

Converging Roads is a continuing education program in medical ethics that explores the integration of the art and science or medicine and Catholic healthcare ethics

Together in Holiness, rooted in the teaching of Saint John Paul II, is a marriage conference series that inspires couples to grow together in holiness.

Shepherd's Heart is an educational program for clergy that facilitates and provides priests and deacons with the knowledge, passion, and skill essential to navigate the difficult pastoral challenges they face regarding human life, sexuality, marriage, and the family.