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First presented in 1968, the annual award recognizes members of diocesan parishes for their dedicated service to the Church. Recipients are nominated for the award by their pastor.
The medals will be blessed and presented during a ceremony of Mid-Afternoon Prayer and Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.
Made of sterling silver, the Marian Medal is embossed with a Miraculous Medal on one side and the Fall River Diocesan coat-of-arms on the other.
The Marian Medal recipients for 2012 are listed below by deanery or area.
Marjorie Andrews, St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish, South Attleboro; Ernest Joseph Collamati, Sacred Heart Parish, North Attleboro; Barbara Ann Craveiro, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Seekonk; Humberto Faria, Holy Ghost Parish, Attleboro; Michael H. Hebert, St. Joseph Parish, Attleboro; George N. Kayata, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Attleboro; Frederick E. Kelley, St. Mary Parish, Norton; Joan Kelley, St. Mary Parish, Mansfield; Donald McHoul, St. Mary Parish, North Attleboro; Bernard Pearson, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Seekonk; and Francoise Rogers, St. Mark Parish, Attleboro Falls.
Cape Cod & Islands Deanery
Thomas Craddock, St. Mary/Our Lady of the Isle Parish, Nantucket; Jacqueline Dufresne, Our Lady of the Cape Parish, Brewster; Robert Harry Fenney, Holy Trinity Parish, West Harwich; Marian Goveia, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Provincetown; Charles H. Kelliher, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Hyannis; Barbara A. MacKinnon, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Pocasset; Nancy McEnaney, St. Joan of Arc Parish, Orleans; June Meckel, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Wellfleet; William Pansire, Corpus Christi Parish, East Sandwich; Cathy Pina, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Osterville; Mary Ellen Powers, St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, North Falmouth; Florence Remillard, St. Patrick Parish, Falmouth; Richard Reilly, Christ the King Parish, Mashpee; Paulino Rodrigues, St. Anthony Parish, East Falmouth; Nancy Ronayne, Our Lady of Victory Parish, Centerville; John Stegeman, St. Joseph Parish, Woods Hole; Constance Teixeira, Good Shepherd Parish, Vineyard Haven; Anne Marie Timmins, Holy Redeemer Parish, Chatham; and Fernando L. Tuano, St. Pius X Parish, South Yarmouth.
Joan Brenckle, St. John the Baptist Parish,
Manuel S. Leonardo, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Fall River; Alice Levesque, St. Bernadette Parish, Fall River; Charles Glenn MacIntyre, Parish of the Holy Trinity, Fall River; Urban Medeiros, Sacred Heart Parish, Fall River; Doris Pytel, St. Patrick Parish, Somerset; Stephen Rebello, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Fall River; Jose Silva, Espirito Santo Parish, Fall River; Kathleen St. Laurent, St. Thomas More Parish, Somerset; Diane Tremblay, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Swansea; Thomas Wrobel, St. Stanislaus Parish, Fall River; and Elaine Yentz, St. Joseph Parish, Fall River;
Diane Baron, St. Mary Parish,
Alice Leblanc, St. Joseph-St. Therese Parish, New Bedford; Ludmila Lyczewska, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, New Bedford; Monique Marshall, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, New Bedford; Paul Pacheco, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, New Bedford; Jacinto Pacheco, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, New Bedford; George Soares, Immaculate Conception Parish, New Bedford; Donald Spooner, St. Joseph Parish, Fairhaven, Suzanne M. Sullivan, St. Lawrence Martyr Parish, New Bedford; and Judith Vasquez, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church, New Bedford.
Alice Boivin, St. Jude the Apostle Parish,