The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston invites children in Pre-Kindergarten through 6th gradeto participate in the Year of Mercy art and writing contest.
The theme is Works of Mercy: Corporal and Spiritual.
Contest begins February 1, 2016.
Art: Any medium; including video or multi-media (maximum length 5 minutes)
Pre-K3 through K
Writing: Maximum wording
Pre-K3 through K ½ page hand written or 50 words
Grades 1-3 200 words – 12pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, 1” margins
Grades 4-6 500 words – 12pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, 1” margins
Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:
- Catholic content and engagement with the theme: Works of Mercy
There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner in each age/grade grouping for art and writing entries
(1 winner for both languages) = 18 total winners.
Prizes to be awarded are:
3rd place Letter from Cardinal DiNardo and a $25.00 gift card
2nd place Letter from Cardinal DiNardo and a $50.00 gift card
1st place Photo with Cardinal DiNardo (to be in the TX Catholic Herald) and a Kindle Fire HD
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