Wednesday, November 16, 2011

CMH Alum recognized by Archbishop

On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 15 individuals received the Archbishop’s Vatican II Award for Distinguished Service for outstanding contributions to the Church and society. A prayer service and award ceremony were held at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.

The awards were established in 1991 to honor men, women and young adults who exemplify the Catholic Church’s vision set forth in the Second Vatican Council.

Service to the Church: John Paul II Youth Award – Sam Meier (CMH '11)

Sam Meier spent much of his time at Catholic Memorial High School, Waukesha, helping fellow classmates see Christ in themselves. He was a member of the Campus Ministry Leadership Team during his junior and senior years of high school, and helped to plan all of the high school’s religious events. Through CMLT, he had the opportunity to manage lectors for school Masses, was a freshman retreat mentor during his senior year, coordinated the liturgical music committee and helped the Ignite Student Youth Group, an adoration-centered youth group that also plans social time for participating teens. Meier belongs to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish, North Lake.

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