March 16, 2017 - April 21, 2017
Deadline for the Vocation Essay Contest 2017 entry is April 21. The Vocation Oﬃce is sponsoring an essay contest in celebration of World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The contest is open to all Catholic students and all students attending a Catholic School in the Diocese. The essay question is What Saint would you have dinner with? What would the conversation be like? Winners will be announced May 7.
Rules and Submission of Essay Essay is to include: Student’s complete name, address, contact number, email (if possible), age, grade, school attending, and parish.
- CATEGORY 1: ELEMENTARY STUDENTS (1ST GRADE TO 5TH GRADE) Up to 250 words typed and doubled space.
- CATEGORY 2: MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS (6TH GRADE TO 8TH GRADE) Up to 500 words typed and doubled space.
- CATEGORY 3: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (9TH TO 12TH GRADE) Up to 700 words typed and doubled space.
Winner will receive: Pizza Party If winner attends a Catholic School, pizza will be provided to their English or Theology class. If winner is does not attend a Catholic School, winner can invite 10 friends for the pizza party.
Please submit your essay to Rachel Dimas at
by April 21, 2017
The Diocese of Corpus Christi Vocation Office reserves the right to make the final decision as to which contestant(s) will receive the prize. There will only be one winner in each category. For more information about the contest, please contact Rachel Dimas at
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