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2022 Annual Celebration Awards

Nominate an Individual, Parish, or Organization!

2022 Nominations are now open for the following Time, Talent, and Treasure awards:

1. Leonard R. Jagels Award (Outstanding Individual Award)

The Leonard R. Jagels Award honors the memory of former Catholic Services Director Leonard Jagels. This award will be presented to one outstanding Catholic who is committed to charity in Southeast Michigan and the Archdiocese of Detroit. Through the individual’s work he or she put the teachings of the Catholic Church into practice.

Click here to see the 2021 video presentation from the award winner – Deacon Mike Chesley!

2. Outstanding Parish Award

The Outstanding Parish Award honors a parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit that is committed to charity in their community. Whether it has been through a project, a hosted program, a collection, or their dedication to a social service, this parish shares Christ’s love to help better the lives of those around them.

Click here to see the 2021 video presentation from the award winnerMost Holy Redeemer parish in Detroit!

3. Outstanding Organization Award

The Works of Mercy Award honors a Catholic group, school, or organization for their effort in a successful charitable project. With their dedication to helping those in need, they have lived the teachings of Jesus Christ and bettered their community and its members.

Click here to see the 2021 video presentation from the award winnerSt. Christine’s Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry in Detroit!

Anyone may nominate an individual, parish, or organization for one or more of the three awards. Please note that nominees must be Catholic and serve within the geographic region of the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Nominations open June 27, 2022  – July 25, 2022 and can be submitted at the Microsoft Form here or at the link below.  The last day to nominate for all awards is July 25. Winners will be selected and notified by Catholic Charities in August, and will be honored and recognized at the Annual Celebration on September 15 at the Detroit Yacht Club. We look forward to your nominations!

Click here to make a nomination now through July 25, 2022!

Questions? Contact Michaella Merlo at merlom@ccsem.org or 586-416-2300 ext.4871