2022 – “The Board of Directors of Dismas Ministry, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2022 St. Dismas Award. Paul Caruso will be presented with the award in spring 2022 at a special event in suburban Atlanta, GA.” – St. Dismas Ministry, Milwaukee, WI

2016 – Honored Recognition, Confraternity of Our Lady of Sorrows Prison Ministry. Presented May 18th at the Cathedral of San Juan, San Juan, PR

2005 – “Volunteer of the Year,” Archbishop John F. Donohue Award. Presented at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Alpharetta, GA