Conversations 2014 Table Hosts

Andrew Bacevich - Dan Barry - Nick Baumann - Paul Baumann - Matthew Boudway - Daniel Callahan - Sidney Callahan - Simone Campbell, SSS - Rand Richards Cooper - Anthony Domestico - Paul Elie - Rita Ferrone - Grant Gallicho - David Gibson - Rosanne Haggerty - Patricia Hampl - Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ - Patrick Jordan - Cathleen Kaveny - Paul Lakeland - James Martin, SJ - James P. McCartin - Alice McDermott - Charles R. Morris - Paul Moses - Dennis O'Brien - Mollie Wilson O'Reilly - Michael Peppard - Dominic Preziosi - Peter Quinn - Valerie Sayers - Tim Shriver - Margaret O'Brien Steinfels - Peter Steinfels - Celia Wren

2014 Event Committee
Mike Barnicle - Robert L. Berner, Jr. - John Borst - Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill - Margaret Martin - Francis Oakley - Brien O'Brien - Jane B. O'Connell - Leo J. O'Donovan, SJ - Barbara Mullin Rosiello - Paul C. Saunders - Allan H. "Bud" Selig - Tim Shriver - Robert Shrum - Mark H. Tuohey - Agnes Williams

THANK YOU to the hundreds of Commonweal writers, contributors, supporters, board members, readers, and fans who helped us celebrate our 90th Anniversary at Commonweal Conversations 2014 on October 27.

Our special thanks go to Senator George J. Mitchell for being present to receive our fourth Catholic in the Public Square award; to Anne Anderson, ambassador of Ireland to the U.S., for her stirring introduction of the Senator; to Timothy Cardinal Dolan for leading us in prayer before dinner; and to our dinner chair Mark H. Tuohey and all the other members of our exceptional dinner committee.

Chair
Mark H. Tuohey

Publishers
Sheila & Robert L. Berner, Jr.
Major League Baseball
The Brien O’Brien & Mary Hasten Family

Editors
Pat & Paul Saunders

Scholars
Anonymous
The Boston Red Sox Foundation
Elizabeth & John Cahill
Georgetown University
Margaret & John Martin
Barbara Mullin Rosiello & Robert Rosiello
Mark H. Tuohey

Poets
Anonymous
The American Ireland Fund
Suzanne McSorley & Thomas Baker
Center for Catholic Studies at Fairfield University
Nicholas R. Clifford
DeSales Media Group
The Wilson & Flannery Families
M. L. Hartman
Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies
Judith & Dennis O'Brien
Jane & Tony O'Connell
The Roxe Foundation
Linda Potter & Timothy P. Shriver
The University of Notre Dame
The Walt Disney Company
Liz & Tim Welsh
Agnes Neill Williams

Gold Supporters
Mig Boyle
Oscar de la Renta
Raymond F. Henze
Francis Oakley
Matthew S. Santirocco

Silver Supporters
Judith & James Boyle
Kay & John Caffrey
The Healey Family Foundation
Angela Mathews
Alice McDermott & David Armstrong
Daniel Murtaugh
Emily K. Rafferty
Dede & George Ross
Dana & Marc vanderHeyden
Frances T. Wiener

Friends
Howard J. Aylward
Andrew Bacevich
Mary Trinity & Dan Barry
Rev. Robert Beloin
Mary Berwick
John Borst
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
The College of New Rochelle
Kevin Conry
Monika & Brian Dillon
Elizabeth Anne Donnelly
Mary & Robert Dubill
Rev. John P. Duffell
Stephen Fearon
Rev. Keith Fennessy
Mary C. Freeman
Claire Gaudiani
Juliana & Terence Gilheany
Margaret M. Healy
Kathleen Freeman Hennessy
Michael Higgins
Patricia Hynes & Roy Reardon
Robert L. & Mary Ellen Ivers
Abe Jacob
Kathleen & Patrick Jordan
Lee Buckley & Robert Jud
Catherine & Christopher Kinney
Gail & Steve Kittenplan
Teresa & Joseph Kneuer
Matthew Malone, SJ
James McCartin
Liz McCloskey, The Faith & Politics Institute
Thomas McGovern
Jack Miles
Maureen O'Leary
John R. Page
Rami Qumsieh, KHS
Vincent Ridge
Michael Ridge
Kerry Robinson
Mary & Winthrop Rutherfurd
Valerie Sayers & Christian Jara
Mary Segers
Joan & Richard Sexton
John Sexton
Julia V. Shea
Mary A. Simon
Rev. Gerard Sloyan
Patricia & John Stack
Mary Alice & Vincent Stanton
Edward Stroz
Ann M. Swanson
Ann & Dick Sullivan
Taft & Partners
David Walsh
Caroline Wamsler & DeWayne Phillips
Anne & Ed Wilson
Catherine O'Hagan Wolfe

Left to Right: Commonweal Foundation Board Chair Paul Saunders; Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson; Senator George J. Mitchell, recipient of Commonweal’s fourth Catholic in the Public Square Award; and Commonweal editor Paul Baumann.

Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson introduces Senator George J. Mitchell.

Senator George J. Mitchell's remarks.

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