Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan to Present Third St. Francis of
ALBUQUERQUE - Friday, October 1, 2004- IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 5:30 PM
St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral
Santa Fe, New Mexico
One hundred and twenty one men and women will be awarded the
prestigious Archbishop’s St. Francis of Assisi Award by Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan at
a special 5:30 PM Liturgy Monday, October 4, 2004 in the St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral, Santa
Archbishop Sheehan will present the custom-designed medallion to honor individuals
who are considered role models from parishes throughout the Archdiocese. Archbishop Sheehan said,
"The Archbishop’s St. Francis of Assisi Award gives me an opportunity to recognize
and express gratitude to many of our unsung heroes who model our Catholic faith through their
dedicated service to others."
Pastors of each parish were invited to submit the names of one individual or one
married couple to receive the prestigious award.