2018 Alumni Merit Awards: Fr. Robert Flannery

Wed Feb 6, 2019
Father Robert Flannery (Education '79) is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Merit Award for the School of Education. He is currently chaplain at the Newman Catholic Student Center at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and continuing Pastor at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Carbondale, Illinois. Father Flannery has many accomplishments as a pastor, community and diocesan leader, as well as a state, national and international leader in various vocational ministries and ecumenical and interreligious matters.The Alumni Merit Awards are presented annually to recognize alumni who exemplify the mission of Saint Louis University and have outstanding success in their professional lives, intellectual pursuits, community involvement and commitment to the university.Saint Louis University (http://www.slu.edu) is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaintLouisU Twitter: https://twitter.com/SLU_Official Instagram: https://instagram.com/SLU_Official