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Called and Gifted Recognition

The Called and Gifted award, inaugurated at the 2006 Annual Meeting, recognizes the honoree’s integrity, scholarship, and longevity of service to the church and AGPIM as a ministry educator.

Submit a nominee for the Called and Gifted award

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Your Nominee

Reason for Nomination 500 words or less

2016 Recipient

Fr. Joe Merkt (left), Jean Marie Weber (right) Pictured with Bill Johnston and Marti Jewell

Bob Ludwig with Award2014 Recipient

Bob Ludwig

Loyola Institute for Ministry


Marti w award2013 Recipient

Marti Jewel

University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Past Recipients:

  • Edward Mahoney (2012)
    St Michael College, Colchester, VT
  • Eilish Ryan, CCVI (2011)
    University of the Incarnate Word
  • Mary Elsbernd, OSF (2010)
    Loyola University (IPS), Chicago
  • Maureen O’Brien (2009)
    Duquesne University
  • Sharon Callahan (2008)
    Seattle University
  • Thomas Walters (2007)
    St. Meinrad School of Theology
  • Mercedes Iannone (2006)
    St. Thomas University