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It is time once again for the Friars’ Student Writing Award. Students aged 14 to 18 are invited to write a 500-word essay on the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated January 18-25, 2019. The theme for 2019 is “Justice, Only Justice, You shall Pursue” (cf. Deuteronomy 16:20). Students should read the below scripture passage and respond to the following statement in the essay: Christians sometimes commit to prayer and worship, but neglect the poor. Sometimes we pray in church, but act unkindly to others or exploit the environment. Refer to Deuteronomy 16:18-20 and answer: How can Catholics and Christians of all denominations unite to create a more just society and be examples of Christ’s healing grace in a broken world? First Prize: HP Pavilion x360 laptop Second Prize: iPad 6th gen. (32 GB) Third Prize: Google Home 2 speaker Essays will be edited and published in The Catholic Register. Deadline for entries is February 18, 2019. E-mail your essay to or fax it to 416-934-3409 (please include your full name, email address, phone number and the name of your school on the front page of the essay). For further information, call 416-934-3400, ext. 344 or 416-934-3410, ext. 403 or 1-855-441-4077.
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