Sr. Deborah Golias, CSA, will be among 15 individuals receiving the "Archbishop's Vatican II Award for Service to the Church," for outstanding service and contributions to the church and com-munity.
Established in 1991, the Vatican II Awards honor men, women and young adults who exemplify the vision of the Catholic Church set forth in the Second Vatican Council.
Sr. Deborah Golias, who will be receiving the award for Service in Education, has had a long history of service to Catholic Schools beginning in 1960, and has been part of the Marian University community for more than 38 years.
Sr. Deborah Golias cur-rently serves as a professor in the School of Education and has played an integral role in advancing the education of all students, especially through Marian's Strengths-based campus initiative.
In addition, Sr. Deborah Golias serves on the Archbishop's Education Commission, is Chair of the Commission's Marketing Committee, and serves on the Board of the Greater Milwaukee Catholic Ed-ucation Consortium (GMCEC), the St. Lawrence Seminary Board and the CSA Development Board.
The prayer service and awards ceremony will be presented by Archbishop Listecki on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evan-gelist in Milwaukee.
A Catholic university in the Agnesian tradition, Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master's and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.