Bishop O'Neill Award in Catechetics

Please use the following form to submit your nomination for the annual Bishop O’Neill Award in Catechetics.  Be sure to indicate the type of service for which recipients are to be recognized (for example–DRE/CRE/DYM, Principal, Grade School Religion Teacher, Religious Education Catechist, Youth Ministry Volunteer, Aide, etc.)

Please check to be sure that: none of the selected recipients have received the Bishop O’Neill Award previously, all names are spelled correctly, and if applicable, surnames and initials of religious communities have been included.

If you have any questions, please contact Sara Danielson at 815-399-4300 or

The deadline for submitting recipient names is AUGUST 19, 2022