Our Mission


The Catholic Media Association builds and strengthens the value, effectiveness and identity of Catholic media by facilitating the professional development and spiritual growth of our members. We contribute to the Church’s mission of communicating the Good News and evangelizing the modern world by engaging and supporting Catholic media.



Sep 16, 2022

Catholic Communications Professionals Invited to Join CMA Google Group

All Communications members of the CMA are invited to join the Catholic Communicators Google Group managed by the Catholic Media Association.

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Sep 7, 2022

New Staff Member at the Catholic Media Association Office

Sept. 7, 2022 — The Catholic Media Association is pleased to announce that Erika Redford-Allegretti has joined the staff as its Office Manager.

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Aug 29, 2022

2022 Fall Regional Zoom Meetups

Aug. 29, 2022 — Catholic Media Association members are encouraged to attend an upcoming Fall Regional Zoom Meetup — a quick one-hour get together to reconnect and give direction to the Catholic Media Association.

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Oct 5, 2022

Member Spotlight: Barnstead

"Catholic media has the twofold role of telling inspiring stories … as well as providing opportunities to challenge injustices," says Elizabeth Wong Barnstead, editor of the Western Kentucky Catholic, in this month's Member Spotlight.

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Sep 19, 2022

Member Spotlight: Ann M. Augherton

"We strive to be relevant when the culture tells people religion isn’t all that important," says Ann Augherton, Managing Editor for The Arlington Catholic Herald. Learn more about her in this month's Member Spotlight.

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Sep 11, 2022

As media landscape changes, the CMA aims to help members succeed

As a longtime editor and communications director, I always appreciated the rhythm of the calendar and liturgical year. In my head, the year would “start” in the fall, with students heading back to school and our part-time residents returning to Arizona...

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