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    Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest

    Faith in Action - Community Programs

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    2019 - 2020 Essay Contest here.

    RESOURCES 2020 - 2021 ESSAY TOPIC
    This contest encourages today’s youth to be more connected to their community and their faith.

    A Higher Purpose

    Encourage youth to become citizens grounded in their faith through creative writing. Open to all qualifying Catholic students.

    Overview

    This contest encourages today’s youth to be more connected to their community and their faith. The goal of this program is to involve young Catholics in grades 8 to 12 (public, private, parochial or home schools during the current school year) in civic discourse and instill in them religious and life-affirming values. The essay should be 500-750 words on a specific topic, changing every other year. Entrants will be judged on grammar, style, and how clearly they present the theme in a way that showcases creativity, imagination and overall development of the topic.

    RESOURCES 2020 - 2021 ESSAY TOPIC
    This contest encourages today’s youth to be more connected to their community and their faith.

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