Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Essay contest

The Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany is sponsoring an essay contest for students in grades 9-12.

Students are asked to write an essay of 500 words reflecting on the words of Pope Paul VI, "If you want peace, work for justice."

Entries must be typewritten and include the author’s name, telephone number, address, grade and school.

Essays must be received by May 15 at the Commission on Peace and Justice, Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany NY 12203.

Excerpts from the winning essays will be printed in The Evangelist.