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"The Audacity to Seek the Impossible," an article about Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa's election as 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus, received an honorable mention for "Best Layout of Article or Column: Religious Order Magazine."

 

"This magazine uses a variety of methods to tell its stories, and those stories are sharply honed to pass on good writing."
~CPA Awards Committee
Midwest Jesuits Magazine Wins Catholic Press Association Awards

Jesuits magazine, a publication of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, won several Catholic Press Association (CPA) Awards, including first place for Magazine/Newsletter of the Year: Religious Order Magazine and first place for "Social Entrepreneurship: Not Just Business as Usual" in the Best Feature Article: Religious Order Magazine category. The awards celebrate Catholic journalism published in 2016.

"Exceptionally informative and interesting," wrote the CPA Awards committee about Jesuits magazine. "This magazine uses a variety of methods to tell its stories, and those stories are sharply honed to pass on good writing."

The award for Magazine/Newsletter of the Year follows the Midwest Jesuits' redesign of their magazine to prepare for the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces joining to become the USA Midwest Province. The magazine took second place for Best Redesign.

Other awards included honorable mentions for "Band of Brothers," an article about Jesuit Fr. Vincent Strand and his two brothers sharing a vocation to the priesthood, in the Best Reporting on Vocations to Priesthood, Religious Life or Diaconate category and "The Audacity to Seek the Impossible," an article about Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa's election as 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus, in the Best Layout of Article or Column: Religious Order Magazine category.

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