Jesuit Communications at the 37th Catholic Mass Media Awards

CMM Awards Slide Deck

Jesuit Communications (JesCom) received several recognitions at the 37th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA), held on 04 November 2015 at Star Theater in Pasay City. Represented by Fr. Emmanuel Alfonso, SJ, JesCom Executive Director, the Papal Committee on Documentation and Coverage was given the Pope John Paul II Award for their exemplary work in documenting the historic event when Pope Francis visited the Philippines in January. This special committee, headed by JesCom, is composed of UST, Letran, Dominican Communications, Family Rosary Crusade, Communication Foundation for Asia, Don Bosco, Hubo, Inc., Society of St. Paul, Kerygma, and TV Maria. The documentary entitled Mabuhay, Lolo Kiko! has been shown in various local TV channels and is now available on DVD.

The album, Mercy and Compassion: Songs for Pope Francis, received a special citation for Best Inspirational Album. Other finalists are I Am Ever With You (Best Inspirational Album), I Am Ever With You by Arnel Aquino, SJ and Lumapit Ka Lang by Noel Cabangon (Best Inspirational Song), Usapang Kapatid (Best Radio Counseling Program), and PasaSALAMAT: Stories of People Paying It Forward (Best TV Special).