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Centro Corazón de Maria Recognized by Long Island Jobs With Justice as the 2021 Recipient of the Faith Leader Award

by RSHM Eastern American AreaCategory: Updates

The Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary are pleased to announce that Centro Corazón de Maria, one of their several ministries, received the Faith Leader Award from Long Island Jobs with Justice (LIJWJ) on August 4, 2021 during the LIJWJ annual awards dinner at Captain Bill’s in Bayshore, New York.

A group of nicely-dressed attendees smile for a photo. In the center is Sister Mary Beth Moore, SC, in an orange and gray dress.
Sister Mary Beth Moore, SC accepted the award on behalf of Centro Corazón de Maria. Fourteen members of the Center’s staff volunteers and benefactors joined the celebration.

The evening’s other awardees included frontline essential workers and the unions that represent them, recipients of the Timothy Lynch Union Leader Award; and, National Day Laborer Organizing Network and the Rural and Migrant Ministry, recipients of the Community Leader Awards.  

Español: El Centro Corazón de María, uno de sus varios ministerios, recibió el premio Faith Leader Award de Long Island Jobs with Justice (LIJWJ) el 4 de agosto durante la cena anual de premios de LIJWJ en Captain Bill’s en Bayshore, NY. Los otros galardonados de la noche fueron los trabajadores esenciales de primera línea y los sindicatos que los representan, que recibieron el Premio Timothy Lynch al Líder Sindical; y la Red Nacional de Organización de Jornaleros y el Ministerio Rural y de Migrantes, que recibieron el Premio al Líder Comunitario. (Traducción realizada con la versión gratuita del traductor

About Centro Corazón de Maria

Centro Corazón de Maria was founded by RSHM Sisters Frances Lane and Mary Lang as a place of welcome and hope for immigrant families living on the East End of Long Island.  Under the leadership of its current director, Sister Mary Beth Moore, SC, Centro Corazón de Maria continues its mission to provide education, social services, support and emergency assistance to immigrants, as well as works with organizations such as LIJWJ to advocate on behalf of immigrants on a variety of issues, including jobs and fair labor practices.

About the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary

The Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary are an international congregation of women religious called to love God and make God known and loved. Each sisters wears a cross that reads Ut Vitam Habeant, “so that all may have life.” Their lives are built around the common understanding that everyone deserves a life of dignity. Through various ministries, the sisters cultivate a care for the most vulnerable and a care for creation.

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