The Gay And Lesbian Alumni/ae of The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College have announced that they will be bestowing the 2003 THOMAS A. DOOLEY AWARD on SR. JEANNINE GRAMICK.
The Dooley Award honors individuals who, through their faith based backgroud, have demonstrated personal courage, compassion and commitment to advance the human and civil rights of lesbian and gay Americans. It is named for the gay Notre Dame graduate who achieved world fame in the 1950s while helping the needy of Southeast Asia.
Sr. Jeannine Gramick is the co-founder of the Baltimore and Washington, DC chapters of DIGNITY, a national organization for Catholic lesbian and gay people. She also founded New Ways Ministry, a social justice center working for the reconciliation of lesbian/gay people and the Church.
The Thomas A. Dooley Award will be accepted by Sr. Jeannine Gramick in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. The evening will feature excerpts from a new feature documentary, IN GOOD CONSCIENCE: SISTER JEANNINE GRAMICK’S JOURNEY OF FAITH, by Emmy Award-Winning Out Of The Blue films.
Saturday, November 22, 2003 8 to 11 p.m.
L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center,
Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 No. McCadden Place, Los Angeles
Individual Tickets are $50.00 and include dinner and a hosted beer and wine bar R.S.V.P. Tel (626) 794-8577