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Shining Star Award Dinner 2015

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(Photos by Ed Wilkinson)

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The recipients of the 2015 Shining Stars Awards presented by Catholic Migration Services are:

Ghanaian Ministry
Kwasi Owusu-Afriyie
St. Catherine of Genoa parish, Flatbush

Mexican Ministry
Deacon Filipe Almendarez
Holy Name, Park Slope

Filipino Ministry
Alfredo and Leolybeth Altura
Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, Ozone Park

Lithuanian Ministry
Ramute Andruskeviciute -Hopaniene
Transfiguration, Maspeth

Brazilian Ministry
Marcelo Fava Borba
St. Rita, Long Island City

Irish Ministry
Sandra Boyle
Queen of Angels, Sunnyside

West Indian Ministry
Bernice Inez Brown
Our Lady of Victory Church, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn Chinese Ministry
BaoYu Chen
St. Agatha, Sunset Park

Pakistani Ministry
Sohal Gill
St. Rose of Lima, Parkville

Haitian Ministry
Myriam Gillis
St. Jerome, Flatbush

Nigerian Ministry
Ugochukwu C. Ikwuakor
Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park

Indian Latin Rite
Chinnamma Clement Kurisinkal
Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park

Queens Chinese Ministry
Thomas Zhiming Lu
St. John Vianney, Flushing

Korean Ministry
Young-Sook Lim
Holy Spirit, Borough Park

Italian Ministry
Gerardo Pinto
St. Mel’s, Flushing

Guatemalan Ministry
Deacon Jaime and Nineth Pinzon
St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights

Polish Ministry
Andrzej Popadiuk (Posthumous)
St. Frances de Chantal, Borough Park

Puerto Rican Ministry
Isabel M. Reyes
St. Michael’s, Sunset Park

Dominican Republic Ministry
Belarmino Rodriguez
St. Fidelis, College Point

Colombian Ministry
Felipe and Liliana Russi
St. Joan of Arc, Jackson Heights

Indonesian Ministry
Frans and Maria Samosir
St. Mark’s, Sheepshead Bay

Czech-Slovak Ministry
Bozena Smrckova
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria

Vietnamese Ministry
Father Joseph Tan Tri Pham
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Astoria

Croatian Ministry
Tonica Tehomilic
Most Precious Blood, Astoria

African-American Ministry
Marilyn A. Towns-Jones
Our Lady of Light parish, St. Albans

Ecuadorian Ministry
Marco Zumba
St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco, Sunset Park

(Photos by Ed Wilkinson)

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