Supporting Toussaint Scholars


 The annual Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund Awards dinner took place on on Nov. 1. 350 guests enjoyed meals and the convivial atmosphere at Guastavino’s in Manhattan. Father Tom Schaefer, a pastor, missionary and educator from Pittsburgh, was posthumously remembered for his longtime attendance at the awards dinner and support of other OBM initiatives. Valerie Simpson, Grammy Award-winning artist, performed, accompanied by Br'Von Neal, himself a Grammy Award-winning musician who is director of music for St. Charles Borromeo-Resurrection parish.