Congratulations Sabina and Shirley!!!

The Bishop P. Francis Murphy Social Ministry Recognition awards were presented to Sabinah Acquah and to Shirley Kern.  Their nominations are below:

Service Award:  Sabina serves as our lead volunteer for the St. Joan of Arc Good Samaritan ministry.  Our Good Samaritan Ministry provides food, crisis referrals, utility, and medical prescription paying assistance.  As the volunteer leader, Sabina supervises the scheduling, training, and recruitment of volunteers.  She identifies resource requirements to the Parish staff and makes recommendations to the Pastor for emergency support for clients.

Advocacy Award:  Shirley serves as lead volunteer and coordinator on several ministries.  She is the volunteer leader for our bereavement support ministry.  She volunteers monthly for Martha’s Meals which is an ecumenical group of Aberdeen Christian Churches that provides meals for the hungry.  Shirley volunteers each Christmas to gather and package Christmas gifts for needy children in Aberdeen.  The gifts are donated to Catholic Charites for distribution.

Congratulations Ladies for all you do for our Parish!!!