The tenth annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Education will feature one of America's premier Catholic journalists.
Raymond Arroyo will be the featured speaker at the October 22nd dinner, which honors area educators including those at St. Mary's in Storm Lake.
The Bishop's Dinner supports more than 6,000 students who attend Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Sioux City. This year's dinner will be held at the Sioux City Convention Center.
Arroyo is seen in more than 100 million homes around the globe via the EWTN television network. He previously pursued acting and directing in New York and London. As host and creator of EWTN's international news magazine, "The World Over Live", Arroyo has interrogated the leading figures of the day. Highlights include: The first, exclusive, sit down interview with Mel Gibson on the set of his controversial film, "The Passion of the Christ" and a landmark interview with Pope Benedict XVI: the only English conversation ever recorded with the pontiff.
Arroyo resides in Virginia with his wife Rebecca and their three children. He is currently working on a mystery series and an original musical.
The Bishop's Dinner has a history of attracting some noteworthy guests - Lou Holtz, former Ambassador Jim Nicholson, Tommy Lasorda, Tara Lipinski and Rocky Bleier.
Tickets are $125 person and will go on sale in mid August. For details, call 712-233-7556.