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6th Annual Bishop Ignatius Catanello Memorial Dinner

Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello, a native of Williamsburg, attended St. Francis College; Cathedral College, and Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington. Served at St. Rita’s, L.I.C.; St. Helen’s, Howard Beach; St. Ann, Flushing; and O.L. Angels, Bay Ridge. Ordained bishop with Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito on Aug. 22, 1994.

Celebrate the life and times of Bishop Iggy and help to provide tuition assistance for students in need at the Cathedral Preparatory and Seminary High School of Elmhurst Queens, we are pleased to announce that the scholarship committee unanimously selected to honor the following individuals:

Humanitarian of the Year

Angelo A. DiGangi

Thomas More Award

Thomas J. Principe

Businessman of the Year

Salvatore Ceravolo

Man of the Year

Patrick V. “Paddy” Lynch, NYPD PBA President

Lifetime Achievement

Cathedral Prep: Father Jim Sweeney
New York City: Peter Oppedisano, DiSano Industries

Educator of the Year

Richie Diaz

Keynote Speaker

Judge Greg Lasak

The event will be held March 30th, 2019 at the Immaculate Conception Center, 7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11362 for a 6 p.m. Memorial Mass to be followed by the scholarship dinner & dance. Tickets are $75/person. Tables of ten are available for purchase. Send Payment to: Holy Family Parish, 175-20 74th Avenue, Fresh Meadows, NY11366

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