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Honoring Fr. Thomas Smolich, S.J.

Christians for Peace in El Salvador (CRISPAZ) will honor Fr. Thomas Smolich, S.J., with the CRISPAZ Peace Award on Wednesday, November 30, at an evening reception at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. The CRISPAZ Peace Award honors a particular individual or organization each year who has demonstrated a significant commitment to the promotion of peace and social justice. CRISPAZ, the awarding organization, has for more than three decades enabled thousands of individuals, mainly from North America, to accompany the Salvadoran People in their ongoing struggle for peace rooted in justice and compassion.



About Fr. Thomas Smolich, S.J.

Smiley faceFather Thomas H. Smolich, SJ has served as the International Director of Jesuit Refugee Services since October 2015.

 

Fr. Smolich entered the Jesuits in 1974 and was ordained a priest in 1986. After ordination, he was assigned to Dolores Mission Parish in East Los Angeles, where he served seven years as an Associate Pastor and was the Executive Director of Proyecto Pastoral, a community development organization based at Dolores Mission, from 1988-1993.

 

From 1996-98, he was a project manager for the Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, developing affordable housing for families in the San Francisco Bay area. He then joined the staff of California Province Jesuits as Assistant to the Provincial for Planning and Programs in 1998. Fr. Smolich served as the Provincial of the Jesuits of the California Province from 1999-2005 and then as President of the Jesuit Conference USA from 2006-2014.

 

Fr. Smolich earned his MBA from Stanford University (1996), a Master's Degree in Religious Education from Loyola Marymount University (1992), and a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley (1986). He has also served as a member of several boards, including the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management (2014 to present), the Jesuit School of Theology (1992-2006 and 2007-2014); America Magazine (2006-2014), and CRISPAZ--Christians for Peace in El Salvador (2007-2014)

 

Fr. Smolich enjoys cooking, gardening, and cheering for the San Francisco Giants.



Support Fr. Smolich’s Award Event

• Event Sponsorship

Sponsors for this event will be honoring Fr. Smolich and at the same time supporting the work of CRISPAZ. During the award ceremony sponsors will be publicly recognized, and their names will be, prominently displayed on event signage, in the program book, and will be listed on the award event website before and after the event.

Sponsorship Levels:

• $4,000 – Oscar Romero Circle (includes 6 event tickets)

• $2,500 – Rutilio Grande Circle (includes 4 event tickets

• $1,000 – Celina and Elba Ramos Circle (includes 2 event tickets)


• Program Book Advertisements

Program book advertisers can show their support for Fr. Smolich and CRISPAZ with a full color advertisement in the 8.5 x 11 size program book distributed to all award event guests.

Program Book Advertisement Levels:

Self-Designed Advertisement Pricing:

• $500 – Full Page (8.25 x 10.75, no bleeds)

• $300 – Half Page (7.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

• $150 – 1/4 Page (3.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

CRISPAZ-Designed Advertisement Pricing:

• $575.00 – Full Page (8.25 x 10.75, no bleeds)

• $345.00 – Half Page (7.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

• $172.50 – 1/4 Page (3.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

Deadline : Wednesday, November 2, 2016


 
 

2016 Honoree event information:

- RSVP for 11/30 Award Event

- Become a sponsor

- Program book advertisement form

- Donate in Honor of Fr. Smolich


About the Award

Inspired by the testimony of the Martyrs of El Salvador, the CRISPAZ Peace Award was established in 2009 to recognize individuals or organizations that embody the preferential option for the poor in their work for the promotion of peace and social justice.

 

Past CRISPAZ Peace award recipients

• 2009 Centro Monseñor Romero at the UCA

• 2010 Sr. Peggy O’Neill CAP

• 2011 Fr. Dean Brackley, S.J.

• 2012 CoMadres

• 2013 Cofamide

• 2014 ProBusqueda

• 2015 Hospitalito

 




CRISPAZ would like to express our deepest gratitude to Santa Clara University for heartily accepting to host the 2016 CRISPAZ Peace Award ceremony honoring Fr. Thomas Smolich.

 

We are absolutely thrilled and honored by Santa Clara University’s ample generosity, and cannot imagine a more appropriate setting for this event.

 


OSCAR ROMERO CIRCLE:

  • Santa Clara University
  • Pat McSweeney
  • Jesuit Community of Fordham University
  • Anonymous Sponsor
  • The University of Scranton
  • Anonymous Sponsor

 


RUTILIO GRANDE CIRCLE:

  • Jesuit Community of Loyola University Maryland
  • Jesuit Conference

 


CELINA & ELBA RAMOS CIRCLE:

  • Ignatian Solidarity Network
  • Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.
    President, University of Scranton
  • St. Ignatius Jesuit Community, San Francisco, CA
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Equal Exchange
  • Dr. Thomas Kunkel
  • Jesuit Community of Nogales
   


   

Honoring Fr. Thomas Smolich, S.J.

Smiley faceChristians for Peace in El Salvador will honor Fr. Tomas Smolisch, S.J., with the CRISPAZ Peace Award on Wednesday, November 30, at an evening cocktail reception at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. The CRISPAZ Peace Award honors one individual or one organization each year who has demonstrated a significant commitment to the promotion of peace and social justice. The award’s namesake, is in reference to the 32 plus years that thousands of individuals have been accompanying the Salvadoran People in the promotion of peace and social justice



ABOUT FR. THomas Smolich, S.J.

Father Thomas H Smolich, SJ has served as the International Director of JRS since October 2015.  Fr Smolich entered the Jesuits in 1974 and was ordained a priest in 1986. After ordination, he was assigned to Dolores Mission Parish in East Los Angeles, where he served seven years as an Associate Pastor and was the Executive Director of Proyecto Pastoral, a community development organization based at Dolores Mission, from 1988-1993.  From 1996-98, he was a project manager for the Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, developing affordable housing for families in the San Francisco Bay area. He then joined the staff of California Province Jesuits as Assistant to the Provincial for Planning and Programs in 1998. Fr Smolich served as the Provincial of the Jesuits of the California Province from 1999-2005 and then as President of the Jesuit Conference USA from 2006-2014.  Fr Smolich earned his MBA from Stanford University (1996), a Master's Degree in Religious Education from Loyola Marymount University (1992), and a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley (1986). He has also served as a member of several boards, including the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management (2014 to present), the Jesuit School of Theology (1992-2006 and 2007-2014); America Magazine (2006-2014), and Crispaz--Christians for Peace in El Salvador (2007-2014)  Fr Smolich enjoys cooking, gardening and cheering the San Francisco Giants to victory.

SUPPORT FR. Smolich’s AWARD EVENT

• Event Sponsorship

Event sponsors can honor Fr. Smolisch while also supporting the work of CRISPAZ. Sponsors will be publicly recognized during the award ceremony, prominently displayed on event signage and in the program book, and be listed on the award event website before, during, and after the event.

Sponsorship Levels:

• $5,000 – (includes 6 event tickets)

• $2,500 – (includes 4 event tickets)

• $1,000 – (includes 2 event tickets)


• Program Book Advertisements

Program book advertisers can show their support for Fr. Smolich and CRISPAZ with a full color advertisement in the 8.5 x 11 size program book distributed to all award event guests.

Program Book Advertisement Levels:

Self-Designed Advertisement Pricing:

• $700 – Full Page (8.25 x 10.75, no bleeds)

• $400 – Half Page (7.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

• $250 – 1/4 Page (3.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

CRISPAZ-Designed Advertisement Pricing:

• $805.00 – Full Page (8.25 x 10.75, no bleeds)

• $460.00 – Half Page (7.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)

• $287.50 – 1/4 Page (3.5 x 4.75, no bleeds)




ABOUT THE AWARD

Inspired by the testimony of the Martyrs of El Salvador, the CRISPAZ Peace Award was established in 2009 to recognize individuals or organizations that embody the preferential option for the poor in their work for the promotion of peace and social justice.


Past CRISPAZ Peace award recipients

2009 Centro Monsernor Romero at the UCA

2010 Sr. Peggy O’Neill CAP

2011 Fr. Dean Brackley, S.J.

2012 CoMadres

2013 Cofamide

2014 ProBusqueda

2015 Hospitalito




CRISPAZ would like to express our deepest gratitude to Santa Clara University for heartily accepting to host the 2016 CRISPAZ Peace Award ceremony honoring Fr. Thomas Smolich.

 

We are absolutely thrilled and honored by Santa Clara University’s ample generosity, and cannot imagine a more appropriate setting for this event.

 


OSCAR ROMERO CIRCLE:

  • Santa Clara University
  • Pat McSweeney
  • Jesuit Community of Fordham University
  • Anonymous Sponsor
  • The University of Scranton
  • Anonymous Sponsor

 


RUTILIO GRANDE CIRCLE:

  • Jesuit Community of Loyola University Maryland
  • Jesuit Conference

 


CELINA & ELBA RAMOS CIRCLE:

  • Ignatian Solidarity Network
  • Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.
    President, University of Scranton
  • St. Ignatius Jesuit Community, San Francisco, CA
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Equal Exchange
  • Dr. Thomas Kunkel
  • Jesuit Community of Nogales
   
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