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7th Grade Vocation Essay Contest

Originally Appeared in : 9823-11/8/18

“How have the lives of the Georgia Martyrs inspired you to go on mission to spread the Catholic Faith to others in our Diocese of Savannah - as a priest, religious or lay person?"

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The St. John Vianney Vocations Ministries of Savannah and Augusta and the Southern Cross have announced the topic 
question for the 2018 Vocations Essay Contest. This year's topic for the 300 to 400 word essay will be:
 
“How have the lives of the Georgia Martyrs inspired you to go on mission to spread the Catholic Faith to others in our Diocese of Savannah - as a priest, religious or lay person?” 
 
The essay contest is open to 7th grade students in parish religious education classes and Catholic school religion classes. 
 
A total of six prizes will be presented to 7th graders for the best essays in each of the classes. 
 
Prizes are as follows: 1st place - $250; 2nd place- $125; 3rd place - $75. 
 
In addition, honorable mention awards will be presented to students who submitted the best essays in their school and/or faith formation program, but did not place. 
 
Important information: 
  • All essays must be at least 300 words and no more than 400 words.
  • Essays must include the student’s name, teacher’s name, parish or school, and city. All essays must be submitted by the class teacher.
  • The DEADLINE for the receipt of essays is December 14, 2018.
  • Essay packages should be delivered to:
​Southern Cross
Attn: Vocations Essay Contest
2170 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404
 
For additional questions, contact:
Michael J. Johnson, Editor
Southern Cross
editor@diosav.org, 912-201-4054
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