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Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Award

Each year the Catholic Common Ground Initiative honors an individual or group that has made a unique contribution to the achievement of common ground in the church.  The recipient’s work has made an impact on a significant number of people and has set a precedent or example of building common ground in the church.  The recipient of the award also embodies the dialogical and consultative approach to leadership of the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in working towards unity in the Church.  Past recipients of the award include:

2016

 

Award Recipient: Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
 
2015

 

Award Recipient: Carolyn Woo, Ph.D.
 
2014

 

Award Recipient: Rev. Donald Senior, C.P., S.T.D.
 
2013

 

Award Recipient: Zeni V. Fox, Ph.D.
 
2012

 

Award Recipient: Most Rev. Daniel E. Pilarczyk, S.T.D., Ph.D.
 
2011

 

Award Recipient: Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Th.D.
 
2010

 

Award Recipient: Sr. Catherine Patten, R.S.H.M., Ph.D.
 
2009

 

Award Recipient: Sr. Carol Keehan, D.C.
 
2008

 

Award Recipient: Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, Ph.D.
 
2007

 

Award Recipient: Eugene J. Fisher, Ph.D.
 
2006

 

Award Recipient: Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory, S.L.D.
 
2005

 

Award Recipient: Boston College, The Church in the 21st Century Center
 
2004

 

Award Recipient: Dolores R. Leckey
 
2003

 

Award Recipient: Most Rev. Harry J. Flynn, D.D. and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
 
2001

 

Award Recipient: Council of Catholic Women
 

 

2016

 

Award Recipient: Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
2016

 

Award Recipient: Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.