Today, Catholic Charities USA President and CEO, Rev. Larry Snyder, received the 2014 Bishop Francis J. Mugavero Award at the annual convening of the New York State (NYS) Council of Catholic Charities Directors in Albany, N.Y. The NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors honored Rev. Snyder for his significant and sustained contribution to the work of charity and social justice on a statewide or national level.
The NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors recognized Rev. Snyder for being a “tireless advocate for poor and vulnerable members of society.” Previous Bishop Francis J. Mugavero Awardees include: the first recipient of the Catholic Charities Award in 1989, Bishop Francis Mugavero; Sister Serena Branson; Monsignor Charles Fahey; Monsignor John Conniff; Bishop Joseph Sullivan; Monsignor James Murray; Monsignor John Gilmartin; Sister Una McCormack; Sharon Daly; Thomas DeStefano; Monsignor Robert Lawler; Bishop Howard Hubbard; Bishop Matthew Clark; Monsignor Emmet Fagan; John Tynan; Sr. Maureen Joyce; Sr. Donna Franklin and Jack Balinsky.