Posts Tagged ‘lifetime achievement award’

Pastor, Senator, County Exec and More Honored by Catholic Charities

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Rev. Michael McLoughlin, pastor of the Church of St. Stephen, the First Martyr, will be honored with a presentation of the 2014 Caritas Awards at the eighth annual Celebration of Charity on Thursday, April 3.

The event, sponsored by Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County, will be held at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor.

This year’s other honorees are state Sen. William J. Larkin Jr. and Joseph and Mary Bonura, owners of the Bonura Hospitality Group of Hudson Valley venues including Anthony’s Pier 9.

McLoughlin is a founding member of the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities in Orange County and has worked with Catholic Charities for 18 years.

That same evening former County Executive Edward M. Diana will receive a special Lifetime Achievement Award for his service from 2001-2013.

Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County is one of the human service agencies of Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of New York.The organization’s mission is to serve the homeless, the hungry, the emotionally and physically handicapped, immigrants, the marginalized and vulnerable of Orange County.

Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County collaborates with parishes and non-Catholic and Catholic partners to help people of all faiths who are in need.

Information about tickets to the Celebration of Charity will be available soon.Call 294-5124 or visit

Check out the full story in the Warwick Advertiser.

Roundtable Honors George Horton with National 2013 Servant of Justice Award

Monday, February 11th, 2013

George Horton and his wife, Carolyn, at the Roundtable Dinner.

By Alice Kenny

George Horton, Catholic Charities New York Director of the Department of Social and Community Development, received the 2013 Servant of Justice award at the Roundtable annual awards dinner held in Washington, D.C. on February 9, 2013.  The Roundtable, a national Catholic association of diocesan social action directors, focuses on social action to improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable.

“George Horton uniquely combines a strong passion for justice in public policies with an extraordinary personal compassion for those in need,” Msgr. Kevin Sullivan said when he introduced Mr. Horton for this lifetime achievement award.  “Catholic Charities has been blessed by George’s perspective and goodness for more than three decades.”

Learn more about the Servant of Justice Award, the work of Mr. Horton and his lifetime of service for the poor and vulnerable.