ACP Hall of Fame

An ACP member is honored with entry into the Hall of Fame because he or she has made a significant and notable contribute to the Catholic book publishing industry at any point in their career. Nominees may be current, past, or retired members of the publishing community. This honor may be given posthumously.

2018 Winner

Dan Mulhall has served in the field of religious education at the parish, diocesan, and national levels for over 36 years. Most recently, he worked as Director of Strategic Markets with RCL Benziger. While there, he played a significant role in the sales, marketing, and training for products including the Family Life program and Echoes of Faith 3.0.

Prior to joining RCL Benziger, he spent nine years at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), focused on multicultural catechesis and writing in religious education. During his tenure there, he worked with the bishops on such documents as Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us and the National Director for Catechesis, and served as publisher and editor of the quarterly journal The Living Light for the USCCB Department of Education. Mulhall also worked at the diocesan level in Covington, Kentucky, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Mulhall is well-known as a gifted presenter and instructor who has the ability to understand complex ideas, simplify the concepts, and share them easily with others.

Hall of Fame Members
Year Member

John Thomas

Cullen Schippe
Kevin Maguire--Outstanding Service
2016 Greg Erlandson
Robert Gallagher
2015 Peter Li
Jo Rotunno
Dave Island--Outstanding Service
2014 Jim and Barbara Campbell
Bill Dinger
Paul Henderson--Outstanding Service
2013 Maryann Nead
Linus Mundy
Sr. Mary Margaret Doorley--Outstanding Service
2012 Mary Prete
Lauretta Santarossa
Jill Adamson—Outstanding Service
2010 Rev. Lawrence Boadt, CSP
Rev. George Lane, SJ
2009 Terry Wessels
2008 Sr. Edith Prendergast, RSC
2007 Mike Leach
2006 Fr. Jeremy Harrington
2005 John Wright
Frank Cunningham
Mark Twomey
2004 Edward Vessel
2003 Adrian Whitaker--Outstanding Service
2002 Gabe Huck
Bob Heyer
John Huenefeld--Outstanding Service
2001 Fr. Michael Naughton
2000 Loretta Reif, Conference Services--Outstanding Service
1999 Thomas M. Santa, CSsR
Thomas R. Artz
Lisa Biedenbach
1998 Charles E. Jones
Kevin A. Lynch, CSP
1997 Rob Stone
1996 Tom Bruce
Frank J. Cunningham
Dan Juday
Tom McGrath
Gregory F. Augustine Pierce
1993 Robert Byrns
Harry J. Costello
Peter Dwyer
1990 Michael Glazier
Charles A. Roth