Evelyn Eaton, PhD

The 1997 recipient of the CANFP Calegari Award, Evelyn Eaton, PhD. was honored at the fifth statewide CANFP Conference convened in Pleasanton, California: NFP: At the Crossroads of Love and Life.

Evelyn Eaton, PhD

Evelyn Eaton accepts the 1997 Calegari Award.

Evelyn is a retired professor of sociology, having taught many years at the former San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain). A convert to Catholicism while a student at UC Berkeley, she has been active at many levels of ministry within the Church. She had the unusual distinction during her career of teaching in Hong King in the Hong Kong Diocesan Seminary.  Evelyn has served the Archdiocese of San Francisco on the Archdiocesan Respect Life Commission, the Natural Family Planning Advisory Board, and the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities.

Evelyn was one of the first in the Bay Area to train as an NFP Practitioner, and subsequently as an NFP Supervisor and Educator. She was active in the San Francisco Archdiocese promotiing NFP, and has been a long time supporter of the mission of CANFP, serving on the CANFP Advisory Board since CANFP began in 1993.

Evelyn’s strength, grace, wisdom, and generous heart of service are an inspiration to all who meet her.