Champions for Life to receive awards at upcoming banquet

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will present the Champions for Life awards during a lunch that begins at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at the University Club in St. Paul. Father Andrew Cozzens of the St. Paul Seminary School of Div­in­ity will give a keynote address.

This is the third year the Office of Marriage, Family and Life has re­cog­nized pro-life vol­un­­teers in the Arch­dio­cese of St. Paul and Min­nea­polis.

Judges selected reci­pients in four ca­te­­gories: church/ school/Catho­lic af­fi­liated group, couple/family, adult and youth.

Recipients are: Res­pect Life Groups of South Cen­tral Min­ne­sota; Bernadine and Mer­lyn Scrog­­­gins of Holy Child­hood in St. Paul; fifth-grade teacher Vir­ginia Sullivan from Nativity of Our Lord School in St. Paul; and Patti Dur­ham from St. John the Baptist in Savage.

For lunch registration infor­ma­tion, call (651) 291-4488 or visit

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