Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro established the John J. McRaith Providing Help, Creating Hope Award in 2013 to recognize individuals or groups in the diocese who show the virtue of charity in their work and deeds aligned with the mission of Catholic Charities, beyond typical parish involvement. Groups and persons who reside within the diocese are eligible, regardless of their religious preference or where their charitable assistance occurred.
The award is named after Bishop John J. McRaith who died in 2017. The mission of Catholic Charities is: integrating and coordinating social and charitable works; providing spiritual, educational, financial, and emotional support to those in need; and engaging in works of charity.
To nominate a group or individual, please fill out the form below or use this paper copy to print, fill out and mail in.
All nominations should be submitted by March 15, 2018.