OCP wins six 2022 Excellence in Publishing Awards conferred by the Association of Catholic Publishers
on Jul 01, 2022
OCP was a standout again this year at the Association of Catholic Publishers' Excellence in Publishing Honors, bringing home six awards, including- Distinguished Catholic Composer of the Year and sweeping the whole Song of the Year category.
For his musical, Paul Inwood was voted the ACP's Distinguished Catholic Composer of the Year. In the collection, there are settings of James Quinn's hymns. Come, give thanks to the Lord, while composer Kathleen Basi's "Come, All You Thirsty" has been selected the ACP Song of the Year for 2022.
In the Song of the Year category, "Amid the Storm" by Kevin Keil and Kate Bluett came in second, and "Pan del Cielo/Bread from Heaven" by Iván Daz and Kairy Marquez came in third.
Curtis Stephan's collection The Sound of Victory with the Mass of St. Kilian also earned him second prize in the area of Distinguished Catholic Composer of the Year.
OCP has been in business for 100 years as a not-for-profit publisher of liturgical music and worship tools based in Portland, Oregon. OCP worship programmes are employed in Catholic parishes and faith communities throughout the United States and beyond the world.