Noticias de la Diócesis de Allentown

The AD Times Receives National Award for ‘The Catholic Storyteller’

“The Catholic Storyteller” column that appears monthly in the AD Times received a first place award for “Best Regular Column – Family Life” in the Catholic Media Association 2021 Catholic Press Awards, announced June 10.

The column is written by Celeste Behe, a parishioner of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, Hellertown. Find her online at

The AD Times competed against other nonweekly diocesan newspapers in the United States and Canada with circulation of 25,001 and higher.

This brings to 37 the number of Catholic Media Association awards for the AD Times in its 32 years of publication, in reporting, news writing, feature writing, editorial writing, sports writing, news coverage, front page content and design, graphic design, and photography.

The AD Times is published 22 times a year by the Diocese of Allentown, distributed by mail and email to more than 45,000 Catholic families in the five-county diocese, and posted on the Diocese’s news website

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