essay contest

CARDINAL JOSEPH TOBIN AWARD

FOR PRIESTLY VOCATIONS

Congratulations to Keri Evans from St. Rose of Lima Parish in Short Hills for winning the 2021 contest!​

Open to 7th graders in the Archdiocese of Newark

1

Students write an essay on:

What is the Roman Catholic Priesthood?

How is it a force for good in the world?

2

Finalists create a 3-4 minute video inspired by their essay

Entries to be posted by Newark Priest

$2,000 cash prize and cash bonus to teacher!

Download  the registration packet below. All details, including rules and important dates, can be found in the packet! 

Newark Priest exists to help encourage Christians to participate in the active discernment of their specific calling to love others.  Whether you are discerning a call to the priesthood or trying to help someone else discern their call, we are here for you.  God calls us to follow Him. We are here to help you do just that.

 Bosco Budelman, 2020 WINNER

 Rhiannon Rueda, 2019 WINNER

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