Tag: Laetare Medal

Kathleen McChesney, advocate for abuse victims, to receive Laetare Medal

Kathleen McChesney, advocate for abuse victims, to receive Laetare Medal

| Carol Zimmermann | March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Kathleen McChesney, a former FBI executive assistant and the first person to lead the U.S. bishops’ Office of Child and Youth Protection, will receive the 2020 Laetare Medal from the University of Notre Dame.

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Sister Pimentel, immigrant advocate, to get Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal

Sister Pimentel, immigrant advocate, to get Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas and a longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2018 Laetare Medal at the school’s graduation ceremony May 20.

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Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

| Ann Carey | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame conferred it prestigious Laetare Medal on Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner without incident at graduation May 15, but the controversy over the recipients still hung in the air.

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