Essay from missionary wins top award

June 9, 2010

Columban Mission Magazine wins first place award from the Catholic Press Association in the category Best Essay from a mission magazine.

From the press release issued by the Catholic Press Association:

Columban Mission Magazine, St. Columbans, Neb.,

“Crossing Borders on God’s Time” by Dan and Meri Diamond

This was a well-written, brief article narrating a couple’s journey to start their missionary life in Peru, he from Minnesota and she from Colombia. Their cultural differences and challenges are obstacles they must overcome before starting their journey. This is the type of story to look forward to in a mission magazine, one that provides details of the mission work and the challenges they face.

To read the article online, click here and turn to Page 8.