Cornelius Hayes III

Cornelius Hayes III is married to Marcy, and they have four children. He earned his B.A. from the University of Texas and J.D. from Texas Tech University. He is Board Certified in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law, and is a member of the Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Houston, and American chapters of the Association of Professional Landmen. He previously worked as the Diocesan Attorney to Most Reverend Rene H. Gracida, Bishop of the Diocese of Corpus Christi, and currently works for Porter Rogers Dahlman & Gordon and is AV Rated. 


Cornelius' ministry involvement includes serving on the Planning and Development Board of Incarnate Word Academy, President of the Planning and Development Committee of The Corpus Christi Cathedral, President of the Finance Council of the Corpus Christi Cathedral, Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Boy Scouts of America Gulf Coast Council, Board of Directors for Fullness of Truth, Board of Directors for Incarnate Word Academy, Mission Effectiveness Committee for Incarnate Word Academy, Stewardship Council for the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Stewardship Committee for Corpus Christi Cathedral, Sponsorship Couple at the Corpus Christi Cathedral, and Bishop Guild for the Diocese of Corpus Christi. His interests include Catholic evangelization, Catholic education, being a pro-life activist, Boy Scouts, hunting, and fishing. 




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