Thank you Notre Dame University for highlighting Spred Ministry
On May 19, 2013, Fr. Jenkins CSC, President of the
University of Notre Dame conferred on Fr. James McCarthy,
Sr. Mary Therese Harrington SH and Sr. Susanne Gallagher SP
Notre Dames highest honor, the Laetare Medal. Read more.
On June 19, 2013, through Commissioner John Daley, the Illinois
Cook County Board of Commissioners offered its highest tribute
and message of congratulations on receiving the Laetare Medal,
to Fr. McCarthy, Sr. Harrington and Sr. Gallagher "as a symbol of
gratitude on behalf of the many lives that have been touched by
the wonderful ministry of Spred". Read more.
Sister Mary Therese Harrington S.H.
has been honored by the Archdiocese of Chicago
for 50 years of dedicated service
as staff member of
the Special Religious Development Agency,
Sr. Mary is pictured with Cardinal Francis George.
On this special occasion Cardinal George remarked to Fr. Jim
McCarthy, Spred Director, "You have created a model for the world."
We are grateful to Cardinal George
for his support of Spred ministry.