Marquette Catholic newspaper column wins national award

A regular column in the Diocese of Marquette’s monthly¬†newspaper has received an award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.

Jim LaJoie’s column “From the Sidelines” in The U.P. Catholic has won Honorable Mention honors in the Best Regular Column – Culture, the Arts and Leisure category. Catholic publications of every size vied for the award, including national publications.

“From the Sidelines” has appeared in The U.P. Catholic since June 2003. LaJoie often focuses on connections between sports and faith.