April 18, 2016
By Lauren Clem, Staff Reporter, RI Catholic
Over the next several weeks, Rhode Island Catholic will feature profiles of the 15 winners in the 10 categories of the diocese’s 2016 Lumen Gentium Awards. The honorees will be awarded during a dinner at Twin River Event Center in Lincoln on Wednesday, May 18. Guests wishing to purchase tickets to the dinner — whose proceeds will benefit St. Martin de Porres Multi-Purpose Center and Fruit Hill Day Care for Seniors — are asked to register online at www.dioceseofprovidence.org/lumen-gentium-awards. For any questions about the event, please call 401-277-2121.
PROVIDENCE — For David Amaral, chairperson of the board of directors for Fruit Hill Day Services for Elderly and recipient of a Lumen Gentium Award in Administration and Stewardship, the inspiration to serve is rooted in the example of those who served him as a child.