honors Msgr. Gilchrist
John Gilchrist, together with three American Jewish Committee
members, will receive AJCs Institute of Human Relations
Award at the Annual Dinner meeting on Tuesday, June 18, at Crystal
Plaza in Livingston.
award is given in recognition of his leadership and contributions
to the Catholic/Jewish Dialogue over the past 20 years. During
his 44-years of ministry, Msgr. Gilchrist has been a parish priest,
high school teacher and chaplain. Currently, in addition to his
role as pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Harrison, Msgr. Gilchrist
is Chairman of the Newark Archdiocesan Commission for Inter-Religious
Affairs and a columnist for The Catholic Advocate.
Invocation at the dinner will be given by Archbishop John J. Myers.
The keynote speaker is Rabbi David Rosen, director of International
Interreligious Affairs for the American Jewish Committee.