February 5, 2020: Sacred Heart University – Doctor of Humane Letters. An honorary degree granted by the board and faculty of Sacred Heart University for my work in science and religion.
August 20, 2019: Michael Ramsey Book Prize – shortlisted for book Making All Things New. $1200 awarded.
July 2018 – July 2021: I am in the third year of a Public Theology and Technologies of Presence Fellowship sponsored by The Institute for Buddhist Studies, University of California-Berkeley. This is a three-year $10,000 award funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.
May 10, 2015, Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, St. Francis University, Loretto, PA.
Doyle Teaching Fellowship 2014-2015, Georgetown University.
Catholic Press Book Award 2014 for The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love. 3rd place: Faith and Science.
Silver Nautilus Book Award 2014 for The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love.
Catholic Press Book Award 2012 for The Emergent Christ: exploring the meaning of Catholic in an Evolutionary Universe. 3rd place: Faith and Science.
Catholic Press Book Award 2009 for Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth (1st place: Social Concerns; 2nd place: Spirituality).
Templeton Local Societies Initiative Award, 2002.
Templeton Course Award in Science and Religion, 2000.
Presidential Scholarship, Fordham University, 1992.
Biology Award for Excellence in Research, DeSales University, 1977.