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Catholic Renewal Appeal (Past Event Archive page)

The Tenth Annual St. Francis Reception September 21, 2021

The Tenth Annual St. Francis Reception was a milestone to be remembered, raising over $1.3 million in support of Catholic Charities’ emergency food programs. Congratulations to our honorees, William Q. Derrough, Managing Director & Global Co-Head of Recapitalization & Restructuring Group, Moelis & Company and Jay M. Goffman, Vice Chairman, Global Advisory North America, Rothschild & Co. This event provided over one million meals to New Yorkers in need.
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Young Catholic Renewal Virtual Coffee Cupping & Networking July 15, 2021

Catholic Renewal Pop-Up Food Pantry Friday, April 30, 2021

Together with Catholic Charities, Young Catholic Renewal provided 500 individuals and families in need with boxes of nutritious food at the first dedicated Catholic Renewal food pantry in the Bronx.
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Advent Mass & Reception Monday, December 16, 6:30 p.m.

Catholic Renewal gathered for a special Advent Mass to celebrate the season.  A reception followed at the rectory of Church of Our Saviour, New York City.

Young Catholic Renewal Thanksgiving Service Event Monday, November 25, 2019

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, New York City

Young Catholic Renewal met to set up for Catholic Charities’ annual Turkey Distribution.  The following morning, over 800 Thanksgiving meals were distributed to families and individuals in need.  After setting up, the group of young professionals walked to a local restaurant for networking.

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Catholic Renewal Fall Reception September 16, 2019

Thanks to our generous sponsors, the 2019 Catholic Renewal Fall Reception broke records, raising over $1.4 million to support Catholic Charities’ efforts to provide meals to hungry New Yorkers. Another congratulations to Lisa Donahue, Global Co-Lead of Turnaround and Restructuring Services of AlixPartners, and Susheel Kirpalani, Chair of Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sillivan, LLP, on receiving the St. Francis Service Awards and Papal Blessings.
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Young Catholic Renewal Summer Reception July 10, 2019

Haven Rooftop at the Sactuary Hotel, New York City

The young professionals of Young Catholic Renewal met for a rooftop networking reception.  Matthew Kelsey, Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, was recognized for his role in starting the group as he transitions into a senior leadership position.
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Young Catholic Renewal Prepares for the Turkey Distribution November 19, 2018

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, New York City

Young Catholic Renewal, the young professionals branch of Catholic Renewal, met to assemble food for Catholic Charities’ annual Turkey Distribution.  The following morning, 870 Thanksgiving meals were distributed to families and individuals in need.
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All Saints’ Day Evening Mass November 1, 2018

Church of Our Saviour, New York City

Mass celebrated by Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities

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The Fall Reception September 17, 2018

Thanks to our generous sponsors, the 2018 Catholic Renewal Fall Reception once again broke records, raising nearly $1.3 million to support Catholic Charities’ efforts to provide meals to hungry New Yorkers. Another congratulations to Dennis F. Dunne, Partner of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, and Deirdre A. McGuinness, Managing Director and Head of Sales of Epiq, on receiving the St. Francis Service Awards and Papal Blessings.
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Young Corporate Restructuring Professionals Networking July 11, 2018

The first Young Catholic Renewal networking event raised over $10,000 to help feed the hungry and homeless in and around New York City.  Thank you for supporting this important mission while also having a good time.

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Breakfast at the Cardinal’s Residence May 29, 2018

Cardinal Dolan hosted Catholic Renewal’s diamond sponsors for a special breakfast in gratitude for their support helping Catholic Charities feed the hungry.
Read more about this special event and view photos

Bordeaux Masterclass Wine Tasting April 24, 2018

Masters of Wine, Mary Gorman-McAdams and Mary Ewing-Mulligan, led a masterclass on Bordeaux classified growths.  The vertical tasting followed three wines over three vintages. The event was underwritten by several supporting firms.

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Lenten Mass March 15, 2018

Members of the corporate restructuring industry gathered for evening mass at Church of Our Saviour.  Mass was celebrated by Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities.

Young Professionals’ Midnight Run November 8, 2017

Midnight Runs do not happen at midnight or involve running, but they do help New Yorkers in need. Young Catholic Renewal assembled and distributed food and socks to homeless people throughout New York City. The distribution of items took place in the area surrounding Penn Station.

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Fall Mass and Fellowship November 2, 2017

Members of the corporate restructuring industry gathered for evening mass at Church of Our Saviour.  Mass was celebrated by Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities.  Fellowship followed at the Union League Club.

The Fall Reception September 25, 2017

Thanks to the generous supporters of the 2017 Fall Reception, Catholic Renewal raised nearly $1.2 million to provide food to those in need.  In light of Puerto Rico’s particular need this year, more than $100,000 of funds raised were earmarked to help provide aid for hurricane relief.

The reception honored leaders in New York’s restructuring community, Patrick J. Nash, Jr. of Kirkland & Ellis and The Honorable Arthur J. Gonzalez (Ret.).
Read more about the 2017 Fall Reception and view photos.

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YCR Midnight Run April 27th, 2017

Young Catholic Renewal once again hosted a distribution of food and other basic supplies to homeless people throughout New York City. The distribution of items took place in the area surrounding Grand Central Terminal and Penn Station.

Lenten Mass and Fellowship March 30th, 2017

Members of the restructuring industry gathered for evening mass at Church of Our Saviour.  Mass was celebrated by Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities.  Fellowship followed at the Union League Club.

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Catholic Renewal Reception Monday, September 12, 2016

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.

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.
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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.
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