The Canon Law Society of America is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Role of Law Award, Deacon Gerald T. Jorgensen, PhD, JCL. During the Society’s banquet at the 80th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, Deacon Jorgensen was honored for his contributions to the field of canon law and his embodiment of the pastoral attitude and educational mission at the core of the Society.

Please review the Reverend Monsignor John J. M. Foster’s citation, and please click here to read Deacon Jorgensen’s response. A list of all previous recipients of the Role of Law Award may be found here.

Congratulations, Deacon Jorgensen!

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Deacon Gerald T. Jorgensen, left, receives the Role of Law Award from CLSA President John J. M. Foster at the 80th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.