Father Thomas Rosica, CSB Honoured with National Federation of Priests’ Councils Touchstone Award
Father Thomas Rosica, CSB is the recipient of the National Federation of Priests’ Councils Touchstone award. The Touchstone award is presented to a priest whose service in the Gospel of Jesus Christ exemplifies the purpose and goals of the Federation: to build bridges; to provide models for communion, brotherhood and solidarity; to affirm each other in the shared priesthood of Jesus Christ. Father Rosica serves as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Salt + Light Catholic Media Foundation and has served the Vatican as the English-speaking Media Attaché of the Synod of Bishops in 2008, 2012, 2014, and 2015 and as the English language assistant to the Holy See Press Office from 2013-2016. He received the award at the 50th annual National Convocation of Priests held at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois on April 24, 2018. In his acceptance speech he shared how throughout the Basilians’ history, they have work closely with the diocesan clergy and local bishops.