(Deseret News) Catholic Community Services of Utah recognized the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the former coach of the Utah Jazz and his wife, a community service center at the University of Utah and a 10-year-old girl for their humanitarian outreach efforts Oct. 24, 2013.
During the Humanitarian Awards Dinner, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Little America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City, leaders of Catholic Community Services honored Bishop Gary E. Stevenson and his counselors in the LDS Churchâ€™s Presiding Bishopric, Bishop GÃ©rald CaussÃ© and Bishop Dean M. Davies; Frank and Barbara Layden, and 10-year-old â€œunsung heroâ€ Armani McFarland. Also recognized as Partner of the Year was the University of Utah Lowell Bennion Community Services Center.
During the event, Bishop Stevenson expressed his â€œesteem and appreciationâ€ for the Catholic Church and to Catholic Community Services for their community outreach and charity.
â€œIt is said that in great affairs, men show themselves as they wish to be seen, and in small things, they show themselves as they are. We note the small things done each day by Catholic Community Services in soup kitchens, in rehabilitation centers or food banks, which tell us who you really are.â€
He said the bishopric accepted the recognition with â€œinstitutional representationâ€ of the LDS Church. [more]