Monday, August 16, 2010

Friar To Receive The Father Victor Yanitelli, S.J. Award

Fr. Benedict Groeschel
Father Benedict Groeschel will be presented the Father Victor Yanitelli, SJ, Award for his love of God, that is reflected in his giving of himself to those in need. 
Father Groeschel is recognized for a number of accomplishments since becoming a priest in 1959. He was the chaplain of the Children’s Village, a facility for emotionally disturbed children in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. 
He has taught classes at Fordham University, Iona College and Maryknoll Seminary. He founded the St. Francis House in Brooklyn that is a safe haven for young men looking for a new start.
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1 comment:

Maria said...

I love this man...