Students and faculty from Donovan Catholic High School and St. Joseph Grammar School, Toms River, gathered for a joint Thanksgiving prayer service Nov. 21 in St. Joseph Church. Father Scott Shaffer, pastor of St. Joseph Parish, presided. A highlight was the presentation of the St. Joseph the Worker Award to this year's honoree, JoAnn D'Anton, who oversees pastoral care services and coordinates marketing for the parish.
Father Scott Shaffer, pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Toms River, presents the St. Joseph the Worker Award to JoAnn D'Anton, who handles pastoral care and marketing for the parish. Mike Ehrmann photo