Bernardin Award

Each year, the Catholic Common Ground Initiative honors an individual or group that has made a unique contribution to the achievement of common ground in the church.  The honoree’s(s’) work has made an impact on a significant number of people and set a precedent or example of building common ground in the church.  The recipient of the award also embodies the dialogical and consultative approach to leadership of the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in working towards unity in the church.

Past recipients of the award include the following: