Msgr. David Sorohan (College ’56), Paul Heller ’82 and Tom Mackessy ’77 honored at All-Saints Day Mass
The school’s All-Saints Day Liturgy was held on Thursday, November 1, in the Robert C. Walter Student Commons. Mass was celebrated by Fr. Mike Lumpe ’78, pastor of St. Catharine Church, and St. Charles Advisory Board Chairman, Tim Kelley ’76, presented awards to three special alumni to honor their achievements and service to the St. Charles and others. A reception of light breakfast items and refreshments was held afterward in the Campus Theater’s Cavello Center.
Monsignor David V. Sorohan (College 1956) was awarded The Borromean Medal for Outstanding Achievement to recognize his lifetime of service to the Diocese of Columbus and its people as a priest, pastor; Vicar for Education; his work with the Hispanic Ministry at Christ the King Parish; his continued service at St. Catharine and involvement on numerous boards and advisory groups, including the board at St. Charles; and for serving as a wonderful role model for priests and seminarians.
Paul G. Heller ’82 received The Borromean Medal for Distinguished Service in recognition of the numerous contributions he has made as a member of the St. Charles Advisory Board, especially his highly-successful leadership of the group’s Development Committee and years of tireless work as the Chairman of the school’s Annual Fund; and for the personal generosity he has shown on behalf of our neediest young men.
Thomas J. Mackessy ’77 was presented The Principal’s Award for Leadership and Service to St. Charles to acknowledge the numerous contributions he has made to St. Charles Preparatory School and the Central Ohio community: his wise counsel as a member of the St. Charles Advisory Board and its Finance Committee; the personal generosity he has shown to the school, especially in leading the establishment of The Kathleen Cull Cavello Endowment Fund; his support of the school’s athletic programs and Robotics Team; and for all he has done to serve as “his brother’s and sister’s keeper” on behalf of the neediest in our community and shunning any recognition for his work.
Congratulations on your well-deserved honors!
Facta non Verba!