2019 FITZGERALD AWARD NOMINATION FORM
Diocese of Belleville, Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Greetings in the Lord Jesus,
I trust this letter finds you well as we all are now being our Season of Ordinary Time!
At this time, as the chair of one of our CADEIO Standing Committees, I am pleased to receive nominations for the prestigious Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers’ James Fitzgerald Award. This annual Award will be presented this year at the CADEIO General Assembly Meeting during the National Workshop for Christian Unity in Saint Louis, Missouri during the week of April 1 to 4, 2019.
As you know, The Fitzgerald Award is given “…for outstanding contribution and service in the work of Christian unity (and interreligious cooperation) to either a person or an organization, honoring the national, international or regional impact of the recipient and his/her work….” All nominations and all endorsements are to be made by full, dues-paid members of CADEIO. If your 2019 dues are not yet in order, or if they are in question, please contact Mr. Rick Caporali at email@example.com, statements will be mailed February 1. A nomination form is attached to this email. Please return your nominations to me by surface mail or e-mail, including all supporting materials and an endorser as your second, to arrive no later than Friday, February 22nd and sent to:
Fr. Bob Flannery
CADEIO Fitzgerald Award
303 South Poplar Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901-2709
Thank you for your participation. If you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to contact me 618.303.7412. Once all the proper nominations have been received, the Board of Directors of CADEIO will vote on the candidates using a weighted vote.
Fr. Bob Flannery
Ecumenical and Interreligious Officer
Diocese of Belleville
CADEIO Fitzgerald Award Chair