Team member Rita Ferrone recently received a Best of the Christian Press award from the Associated Church Press. The award is for her April 10, 2009 Commonweal article, “Virgil & the Vigil: The Bees Are Back in the Exsultet.”
This Award of Merit (second place) in the category seasonal article was judged by Bill Droel. It says: Readers will more intelligently and more fully worship for reading the article. The research is good. The transitions are good. The tone is right.
The Associated Church Press, founded in 1916, is a professional organization brought together by a common commitment to excellence in journalism as a means to describe, reflect, and support the life of faith and the Christian community, according to its mission statement.