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FAITH Catholic Publications Win 61 Catholic Media Association (CMA) Honors at 2021 Virtual Conference

FAITH Catholic’s publishing partners, staff and freelancers won 61 honors at the second virtual Catholic Media Association conference on June 10, including 33 awards for FAITH magazine, our first title. Following are the awards for FAITH magazine.

FIRST PLACE AWARDS

Best Special Section: Young Catholics section

Best Multiple Picture Package – News: Catholics Connect: “Catholics Staying Connected”

Best Photograph – Scenic, Still-life or Weather Photo: “Choosing the Better Part During Lent”

SECOND PLACE AWARDS

Best Use of Typography: “Should we commit to Marriage?”

Best Regular Column – Arts, Leisure, Culture and Food: Culture Column

Best Regular Column – Spiritual Life: In the Know with Father Joe Column

Best Essay – Diocesan Magazine: “How will I maintain my relationship with Christ and his Church after I graduate?”

Best Interview: “I made a vow to make a difference in people’s lives”

Best Explanation of Marriage: Section on Marriage

Best Reporting of Social Justice Issues – Call to Family, Community and Participation: “Jo comforts children who have been abused” and “There is always hope, there is always help” 

Best Special Issue: The Church in a Time of Pandemic

Best Photograph – Feature Photo: “After a called and gifted workshop, Katrina uses her gifts ‘to bring Christ more fully into the world’”

Best Photograph – Scenic, Still-life or Weather Photo: Culture column, “Savoring an Austrian Easter tradition”

Best Photograph – Catholic Education: “I can’t even express what Catholic school gave me”

Best Photograph – National/International Event: “Father Chas Canoy and a parish full of palms”

THIRD PLACE AWARDS

Diocesan Magazine of the Year: FAITH magazine

Best Feature Article – Pandemic: “How has the Church continued to serve the people of God during this crisis?”

Best Reporting on a Special Age Group: Young Catholics issue

Best Reporting on Vocations to Priesthood, Religious Life or Diaconate: Ordination 2020

Best Photograph – Photo Illustration: “The Church in a time of pandemic”

Best Photograph – National/International Event: “Eucharistic blessings at 10,000 feet”

HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS

Best Regular Column – General Commentary: GoodLife

Best Interview: “It’s amazing how your life can change”

Best Interview – Laity: “I made a vow to make a difference in people’s lives”

Best Reporting on Catholic Education: “I can’t even express what Catholic school gave me!”

Best Reporting of Social Justice Issues – Solidarity: “How much do I have to love my enemies?”; “The Holy Family belongs to each one of us”; Special Report – Racism: What does the Church say?

Best Special Section: Racism: Stories from the pandemic

Best Photograph – Portrait:  “How will I maintain my relationship with Christ and his Church after I graduate?”; “After a called and gifted workshop, Katrina uses her gifts ‘to bring Christ more fully into the world’”