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The Good Samaritan Award was established in 1968 and is awarded annually at the NCDC Conference and Exposition. This award exemplifies concern for others through exceptional service. Members of religious communities, lay people, and non-NCDC members are eligible for nomination.

 

 

Criteria for The Good Samaritan Award:

  • The nominee’s life of service is an outstanding example of following the Gospel message, as manifested by the Parable of the Good Samaritan.
  • The nominee’s service has also made a significant impact upon the lives of persons in need (regardless of the type of need).
  • The nominee is actively engaged in, or recently associated with, such services.
  • Active documentation is available or public knowledge is sufficient to support the nomination.
  • The nominee must be available to accept the award in person at the NCDC Conference and Exposition.
  • The Executive Committee of the NCDC Board of Directors determines the final selection for the recipient of The Good Samaritan Award. 

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History of Good Samaritan Award Recipients

2017

Enrique Morones
Border Angels
San Diego, CA

 

2015

Sr. Mary Keefe, OP
Nuns Build/St. Bernard Project
Dominican Sisters
Adrian, MI

2014

Fr. Rick Frechette, C.P., D.O.
NPH Haiti
NPH International

2013

Anonymous Good Samaritan

2012

Sister Margaret Rose Smyth, OP
North Fork Spanish Apostolate (NFSA)
Riverhead, NY

2011

Fr. Gilberto Rodriguez, S.T.
Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
Guamal, Columbia

2010

Miriam Ford and Colleen Kelly
New York, NY

2009

Ken Hackett
Catholic Relief Services
Baltimore, MD

2008

Immaculeè Ilibagiza
Author
Left to Tell: Discovering God
Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

2007

Dr. Anthony Lazzara
Hogar San
Francisco de Asis
Lima, Peru

2006

Reverend Gary Graf
Holy Family Parish
Waukegan, IL

2005

Project Lazarus
New Orleans, LA

2004

Sister Nancy Shreck, OSF
Excel, Inc.
Okolona, MS
Sister Elizabeth Brown, CSJ
Excel, Inc.
Okolona, MS

2003

Father Gregory Boyle, S.J.
Homeboy Industries
Los Angeles, CA

2001 – 2002

Sister Lucita Cangemi, M.S.B.T.
Nazareth Housing, Inc.
New York, NY

2000

Reverend Benedict Taylor, OFM
CREATE
New York, NY

1999

Reverend Joâo Drexel, OMI
Associação Maria Helen Drexel
São Paulo, SP, Brazil

1998

Sister Florence St. Onge, SMSM
Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary
Memphis, TN

1997

Brother Regis Fust, SDS
Salvatorian Mission Warehouse
New Holstein, WI

1996

Sister Teresa Auad, O.P.
InDios Cooperative
Indiantown, FL

1995

Sister Peter Claver Fahy, MSBT
Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed
Trinity
Philadelphia, PA

1994

Sister Jane Frances Power, CSJ
Serra Ancillary Care Corporation
Los Angeles, CA

1993

Reverend Flavian Mucci, OFM
Centro Agape
Ate, El Salvador

1992

Sister Margaret Dillier, SCN
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Hernando, MS

1991

Sister Elizabeth Mullane, CSJ
St. Vincent’s Services, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY

1990

Janelle Goetcheus, M.D.
Christ House
Washington, DC

1989

Reverend Lawrence Bohnen, SDB
Salesian Fathers
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

1988

Brother Cesare Bullo, SDB
Don Bosco Technical Training Center
Makale (Tigrai), Ethiopia

1987

Sister Elaine Roulet
Sisters of Saint Joseph
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
Bedford Hills, NY

1986

Joseph P. Hubbard
Catholic Urban Programs
Diocese of Belleville
Belleville, IL

1985

Reverend Marvin Mottet
Campaign for Human Development-USCC
Washington, DC

1984

Michael Kirwan
Washington, DC

1983

JoAnn Zimmerman
“Amanda the Panda”
Des Moines, IA

1982

Doctor John C. Willke
National Right to Life Committee, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

1981

Staff of Calvary Hospital
Bronx, NY

1980

Mother Anna Dengel, SCMM, M.D.
Foundress of the Medical Mission Sisters
Philadelphia, PA

1979

Reverend William B. Wasson
Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos
Our Little Brothers and Sisters
Cuernavaca, Mexico 

1978

Reverend Bruce Ritter, OFM Conv.
Covenant House
New York, NY

1977

Sister Maria Rose Leggol, SSSF
School Sisters of Saint Francis
Honduras

1976

Monsignor Clement H. Kern
Most Holy Trinity Church
Detroit, MI

1975

Doctor Isabel S. Dumont
Joan Mulder Good Samaritan Hospital
Selma, AL

1974

Reverend Daniel Egan, S.A.
New Hope Manor
Garrison, NY

1973

Monsignor Ralph W. Beiting
Christian Appalachian Project
Lancaster, KY

1972

Most Reverend Michael R. Dempsey, D.D.
Campaign for Human Development
Chicago, IL

1971

Mother Teresa
Missionaries of Charity in India
Calcutta, India

1970

Most Reverend Joseph B. Whelan, CSSp
Bishop of Nigeria
Owerri, Nigeria

1969

Reverend Berard Scarborough, OFM
Cleveland House of Correction
Matt Talbot Inn
Cleveland, OH

1968

Most Reverend Edward E. Swanstrom, D.D.
Catholic Relief Services
New York, NY