IPF service award
Msgr. John Esseff, a priest of the Diocese of Scranton, Pa., with his St. John Paul II Award for Priestly Service at the Institute for Priestly Formation’s March 31 Celebration of Priesthood Dinner at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish’s Mainelli Center in Omaha. With him from left are Kathy Kanavy, IPF’s director of spiritual direction formation, Father Richard Gabuzda, executive director and Father James Rafferty, director of programs and mission. Msgr. Esseff has worked closely with IPF for 22 years.