On Sunday, November 3rd, the 23rd Annual Family Life Awards, hosted by Catholic Family Services, celebrated the importance of family life and recognized the outstanding contributions of individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of area families.
The celebration began with a mass held at the Cardinal Rigali Center with Bishop Edward M. Rice as the celebrant. A brunch and awards ceremony emceed by Zip Rzeppa followed. Catholic Family Services’ board of directors and staff honored five families this year. Each family was nominated by their parish priest for their exceptional service to the community.
This year’s honorees were:
Helen Kent- St. Catherine Laboure Parish
Michael & Karen Martin- All Saints Parish
Tom & Kathy Rothermich- St. Theodore Parish
Bill & Jackie Steckel- St. Patrick Parish
Matt & Becky Struckel- St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish
Catholic Family Services’ mission is guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ. CFS supports healing and improved mental health for families and children of all backgrounds through professional counseling and psychiatric services. To support CFS click here to donate or mail to:
Catholic Family Services
PO Box 952393
Saint Louis, MO 63195-2393
Congratulations to the 2013 honorees!