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ACP Hall of Fame

This is an annual award based on nominations from ACP members.

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.

Read more about the Outstanding Service Award.

To nominate someone to be inducted into the ACP Hall of Fame, complete the downloadable application or online form and submit it by October 31.

Hall of Fame Members
Year Member

Tom McGrath
Tom Grady

Ruth Puls--Outstanding Service

2019 John Limb
Joe Durepos
Ed DeStefano
2018 Dan Mulhall

John Thomas
Cullen Schippe

Kevin Maguire--Outstanding Service


Greg Erlandson
Robert Gallagher


Peter Li
Jo Rotunno

Dave Island--Outstanding Service


Jim and Barbara Campbell
Bill Dinger

Paul Henderson--Outstanding Service


Maryann Nead
Linus Mundy

Sr. Mary Margaret Doorley--Outstanding Service


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

Gabe Huck
Bob Heyer

John Huenefeld--Outstanding Service

2001 Fr. Michael Naughton
2000 Loretta Reif, Conference Services--Outstanding Service

Thomas M. Santa, CSsR
Thomas R. Artz
Lisa Biedenbach

1998 Charles E. Jones
Kevin A. Lynch, CSP
1997 Rob Stone

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