We are excited to announce that this year’s dinner generated $767,409, which was matched by a very generous family to bring the grand total to $1,534,818.  Thank you to everyone who made this possible!  We couldn’t have surpassed our $1 million goal without help from the following:

  • Our Anonymous Matching Gift Family
  • Our Honorary Co-Chairs, Norma & Harry Longwell and Jan & Thom Schliem
  • Our Dinner Committee, Maureen Dunlap, Marge Giangiulio, Megan Martinez, Rosemary Tarangioli and Kathi Thompson
  • Our Seminary, Formation, Vocation, Spes Gregis and Table Sponsors
  • Our 860+ Attendees
  • Our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio
  • Our Volunteers
  • Our Vendor Partners

Highlights of the evening included:

  • Fr. James Swift, Rector of Holy Trinity Seminary, introduced 71 seminarians from 13 different dioceses.
  • The inaugural Saint John Vianney Award was presented to Norma and Harry Longwell and Jan and Thom Schliem in recognition of and gratitude for their extraordinary giving from the heart.
  • Bishop Greg Kelly presented a touching tribute in loving memory of Juanita Ramirez, who passed away last week.  Juanita was a founding member of the Trinitarian Auxiliary and a long-time supporter of vocations.