Resolution J1419-2013

Congratulating Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ upon the occasion of her induction into the Fontbonne Hall Academy Hall of Fame

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 24, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ upon
the occasion of her induction into the Fontbonne Hall  Academy  Hall  of
Fame

WHEREAS,  Individuals  who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense  of  this  Legislative  Body  to  acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community  service  are  an example and inspiration to their colleagues,
friends, and family; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ upon the occasion of her induction  into
the  Fontbonne  Hall Academy Hall of Fame; this auspicious occasion will
be celebrated at the Academy's Fleur de Lys Dinner Dance, to be held  on
Wednesday, May 1, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Fontbonne  Hall  Academy  is  an  all-girls,  private, Roman
Catholic high school in Brooklyn, New York; it was established  in  1937
by  the  Sisters of St. Joseph, and is located within the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Brooklyn; and
  WHEREAS, A Pastoral Associate at St. Joan of  Arc  Church  in  Jackson
Heights,  New  York,  Sister  Maryann McHugh, CSJ was born in Bay Ridge,
Brooklyn, New York, and attended St. Patrick's School  and  then  Bishop
Kearney High School; and
  WHEREAS,  In 1965, Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ entered the Congregation
of the Sisters of Saint  Joseph  and  attended  Brentwood  College;  she
continued  her  education at Fordham University and Xavier University in
New Orleans; and
  WHEREAS, Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ  has  been  an  elementary  school
teacher  in  the  Brooklyn Diocese and has served as a Director of Reli-
gious Education and as a Pastoral  Associate  in  both  the  Diocese  of
Brooklyn and the Diocese of Rockville Centre; and
  WHEREAS,  From  2006 to 2012, Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ served on the
Fontbonne Hall Academy Board of Trustees, proving to  be  an  invaluable
member of the Mission Committee; and
  WHEREAS,  Much  of Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ's work has been in adult
formation, serving as an instructor for the RVC Pastoral  Institute  and
the Brooklyn Institute; she has an interest in the multicultural reality
of communities and the ministry of the Church in such settings; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive involvement, Sister Maryann McHugh,
CSJ  has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned
the respect and admiration of her colleagues, family and friends; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others  which  Sister  Maryann  McHugh,  CSJ  has
displayed throughout her life; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Sister  Maryann  McHugh,  CSJ  upon  the  occasion  of  her
induction  into  the  Fontbonne  Hall  Academy  Hall  of Fame; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sister Maryann McHugh, CSJ.

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