essay contest

Cardinal joseph tobin award for priestly vocations

Open to all 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! 

Congratulations to Rhiannon Rueda for winning the 2019 contest!​

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.

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Archdiocese of Newark

Office of Priestly Vocations

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SEMINARY

400 SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ 07079

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