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Awards

The P. Francis Murphy Social Ministry Recognition Awards are presented to parishioners who exemplify a commitment to social justice in service or advocacy, and are nominated by their pastors. 

The John Hook Parish Award is given to an individual who has shown an outstanding consistent commitment to social justice ministry through a parish setting through direct service, advocacy, community organizing, and solidarity with the broader community over an extended period of time. This parishioner has also drawn others into the ministry of charity and justice.

2022 Recipient: Flo Sunshine Valentine

 

The Doris Johnson Community Award is given to an individual who has worked for justice within the community in harmony with the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. The award recipient has made a positive difference to those around them as well as those indirectly impacted by the issues addressed.

 

2022 Recipient: Mary Catherine Bunting

The International Peace and Justice Award honors an individual who is dedicated to peace, development, advocacy, and activism on issues involving international concerns consistent with Catholic Social Teaching. 

2022 Recipient: Tiffany Nelms