Glenmary Challenge earns 4 2017 Catholic Press awards

Posted: 6/26/2017

Glenmary Challenge, the quarterly magazine of Glenmary Home Missioners, was honored with four awards at the Catholic Press Association's 2017 convention June 20-23 in Quebec City, Canada.

The magazine earned an honorable mention for Magazine/Newsletter of the Year in the category of Mission Magazine (Overseas and Home).

Glenmary's Director of Catholic-Evangelical relations Frank Lesko won first place for Best Personality Profile on a Religious Leader for his piece on Brother Curt Kedley. The story appeared first in a Boost-A-Month Club newsletter before publishing in the Summer 2016 Glenmary Challenge. Read it HERE.

Father John S. Rausch
and Brother David Henley earned second place and honorable mention respectively for Best Essay Originating with A Magazine or Newsletter, Mission Magazine.

Father John's essay on the People's Pastoral, entitled "A vision for the future of Appalachia," appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of Glenmary Challenge. Read it HERE.

Brother David's look at historic Smith County, Tenn., which was established in 1799 and still lacks a Catholic church, appeared in the Autumn 2016 edition of Glenmary Challenge. Read it HERE.

Glenmary Challenge Editor John Stegeman earned two awards in the newspaper category from his time at The Catholic Telegraph, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's monthly newspaper.

The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada strives to build and strengthen the value and worth of the Catholic press by facilitating the professional, economic and spiritual growth of its members.

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