Catholic Renewal


Catholic Renewal is a group of professionals in the corporate restructuring industry committed to building a community and network that will provide charitable assistance to individuals and groups in need through the inspiration and spiritual growth of its members.

For more information, please contact Carolyn Koleszar by phone (646) 794-2408 or by email carolyn.koleszar@archny.org

Upcoming Events

Church of Our Saviour
59 Park Avenue at 38th Street

Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:30 p.m. – Mass
7:00–8:00 p.m. – Cocktails and Fellowship
at Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, New York

Mass will be celebrated by Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, 
Executive Director of Catholic Charities.

We invite you for fellowship and cocktails following Mass 
with your Catholic Renewal colleagues.

RSVP to Carolyn Koleszar by phone (646) 794-2408 or by email carolyn.koleszar@archny.org

 

Past Events

Catholic Renewal Mass
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Church of Our Saviour

Catholic Renewal Young Professionals Service Event
Thursday, November 10, 2016,
6:30 p.m.
​ Catholic Charities, 1011 First Avenue

Catholic Renewal Reception
Monday, September 12, 2016
New York Athletic Club

Catholic Renewal raised more than $900,000 to assist Catholic Charities in feeding the hungry throughout the Archdiocese of New York. More than 185 sponsoring firms contributed approximately $870,000 and the inaugural Catholic Renewal Live and Online Auction raised an additional $47,000, helping further Catholic Renewal’s mission of providing meals for those in need. The event was held at the New York Athletic Club and honored D.J. (Jan) Baker, Partner of Latham & Watkins, who was presented with the 2016 St. Francis Service Award. Thanks to the more than 500 professionals in the restructuring industry who attended the event as well as to all the sponsoring firms.

Catholic Renewal Mass
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Church of Our Saviour

Catholic Renewal Service Event
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Catholic Charities, 1011 First Avenue

Fifth Annual Cocktail Reception benefiting Catholic Charities
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Catholic Renewal raised more than $1.1 million to assist Catholic Charities in feeding the hungry throughout the Archdiocese of New York. Sponsoring firms contributed to more than $835,000 and the Jones Day Foundation provided a grant in the amount of $250,000 for Feeding Our Neighbors. The event was held at the New York Athletic Club and honored Corinne Ball, Partner of Jones Day, who was presented with the 2015 St. Francis Service Award by His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan. Thanks to the more than 500 professionals in the restructuring industry who attended the event as well as all the sponsoring firms. View photographs of the event.

Catholic Renewal Mass
Thursday, July 30, 2015 
Church of Our Saviour

Catholic Renewal Service Event
Thursday, April 16, 2015

More than 25 Catholic Renewal Young Professionals came together for a ‘Midnight Run’ to assemble and distribute food to homeless people throughout New York City. Afterwards, they regrouped for cocktails and networking with fellow Midnight Runners.

Fourth Annual Cocktail Reception benefiting Catholic Charities 
Monday, September 8, 2014

Catholic Renewal raised more than $600,000 to assist Catholic Charities in feeding the hungry throughout the Archdiocese of New York. Special thanks to Kirkland and Ellis, a Diamond Sponsor, for graciously hosting the event at their conference center in New York City. Alan W. Kornberg, chair of the bankruptcy and corporate reorganization department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, was presented with the 2014 St. Francis Service Award. Thanks to all of our sponsors and the 500-plus restructuring professionals who attended the event. 

Third Annual Cocktail Reception benefiting Catholic Charities 
Tuesday, September 9, 2013

Catholic Renewal raised more than $300,000 to assist Catholic Charities in feeding the hungry throughout the Archdiocese of New York.  The reception was held at the Kirkland & Ellis Conference Center. It honored Barry W. Ridings, managing director of Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, for his steadfast commitment to the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York and the corporate restructuring industry.  More than 200 restructuring professionals attended the event along with His Eminence, Edward Cardinal Egan. View photographs of the event.  

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