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Our Northland Diocese, Diocese of Crookston receive national recognition

OND Staff Report

Our Northland Diocese received four awards from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada for work published in 2018. The Diocese of Crookston also received an award for work on www.crookston.org. Awards were announced June 21 during the 2019 Catholic Media Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Second place, best media kit by Janelle Gergen.

Third place, best news writing on a local or regional event for “Crookston, Fargo Dioceses join forces to form missionary disciples” by Katrina Genereux.

Honorable mention, best new website for Janelle Gergen’s redesign of www.crookston.org.

Honorable mention, best feature writing for “Clay County farm harvests hope for others” by Katrina Genereux.

Honorable mention, best story and photo package for “Fertile parish celebrates dedication of new church: Rich liturgy incorporates all the ‘smells and bells’ of Catholicism” by Katrina Genereux.

The Catholic Press Association has 225 publication members and 600 individual members. Member print publications reach nearly 10 million households plus countless others through websites and social media outlets. For more information, click HERE.

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