Priest honored for social activism - Catholic Courier

Priest honored for social activism

Basilian Father Joseph Trovato will be honored for his years of social activism at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. John Fisher College’s Basil Auditorium, 3690 East Ave., Pittsford.

The event will include the announcement of the Father Joseph Trovato Fund for Peace and Social Justice Studies at Fisher and will feature the first presentation in the college’s Father Trovato lecture series. The Jennifer Koon Courage Awards will be presented, as will the first Peace and Social Justice Spirit Award, which will be given to a Fisher graduate.

The event is sponsored by the college’s peace and social-justice program, the Jennifer Koon Peacemaking Foundation and the college’s Alumni Office. For details, call 585/385-8363 or e-mail

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