Sisters of St. Joseph of CarondeletJune 22, 2017

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Sister Linda Neil, CSJ, Receives the Robert Lamar Humanitarian Award from Interfaith Alliance of New York State


Last night, May 17, Sister Linda Neil, CSJ, received the Rev. Robert Lamar Humanitarian Award from the Interfaith Alliance of New York State at an awards dinner at The Albany Country Club.

The Lamar Award honors a person whose accomplishments promote human rights, combat bigotry and prejudice and secure justice, mercy and fair treatment of all persons.

Sister Lin was recognized for her years in education, especially for her 30 years in Holocaust Educator for which she received the Anne Frank Award for an Outstanding Educator. In addition, Sister Lin was recognized for her ministry in eco-spirituality and for her service as co-director of St. Joseph’s Place, a place of hospitality for residents of Hamilton Hill in Schenectady.

The interfaith Alliance of New York State, Inc. works to promote the positive healing role of religion in public life through encouraging civic participation, facilitating community activism and challenging religious and political extremism. The Alliance also encourages the active participation of all citizens in civic dialogues that emphasize community, civility and cooperation.

Congratulations, Sister Lin, on this wonderful and well-deserved honor!


Sister Lin Neil, CSJ, and friends at St. Joseph's Place in Schenectady, NY