2018 Bishop Dingman Award Recipients and Speaker Announced

Our honoree for this year’s Bishop Maurice J. Dingman Peace Award is the Cy and Joan Engler family including their sons Francis, Mark and Paul. The keynote speaker is Paul Engler, co-author of “This is an Uprising” written with his brother Mark.

The Engler family has been involved in peace and justice work for decades, beginning with Cy’s work as a chaplain at the Iowa Men’s Reformatory in Anamosa, Iowa, his and Joan’s work providing housing for refugees, Francis’ work as a labor organizer, Paul’s work at the Center for the Working Poor and Mark’s work as a writer.

April 7, 2018. 6 pm social, 7:15 pm program.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2926 Beaver Ave., Des Moines.

Tickets are $40. For tickets please contact Patti McKee at 515-803-1152 or at catholicpeaceministry@gmail.com.