wins Catholic Press Award was a winner at the 2018 Catholic Press Awards. The website received a third-place award for Best Blog in the Publication Blog category from the Catholic Press Association (CPA), sponsor of this prestigious recognition program.

Part of the Holy Cross Family Ministries family, includes news, information and regular contributions and postings about Catholic topics of interest to mothers and families. The website features material from a variety of contributors on topics of interest to young Catholic families, including those of faith, hope and love. was founded by Lisa Hendey, who continues to serve as an advisor.

“We are extremely pleased and excited to be honored by the Catholic Press Awards,” said Danielle Bean, Brand Manager of CatholicMom. “We strive to provide content that is relevant, informative and meaningful, with the beauty and richness of the Catholic faith. This award tells us we are on the right track.” was honored during the Catholic Press Awards, which were presented at the annual Catholic Media Conference in June.

The judges said, “…these blog posts always cover a wide range of topics and do a good job revolving around religion without being too heavy or serious. Since they incorporate articles from contributors they have a lot of different perspectives and voices featured on their blogs.”

The Catholic Press Association has been uniting and serving the Catholic press for more than 100 years. Membership includes nearly 250 publications and 600 individuals. The CPA vision affirms that effective communications lie at the heart of the Church’s mission to preach the Good News to all.

In the spirit of its founder, Venerable Patrick Peyton, Holy Cross Family Ministries inspires, promotes and fosters the prayer life and spiritual well-being of families throughout the world. Its mission outreach includes family faith-based media, including social media and prayer programs, to fulfill the founder’s vision that “the family that prays together stays together.” For more information: or