Pope Francis calls us to be “sanctuaries of respect for life, proclaiming the sacredness of every human life from conception to natural death.” What does this look like in your family? Submit your original work to the 4th annual Diocese of Kalamazoo Catholic Families Student Contest, showing how you live the truth that ... “Life is a precious gift, but we realize this only when we give it to others.” -Pope Francis
Division 1 - Grades 4-8
Division 2 - Grades 9-12
Art • Writing • Music • Video
All students who are currently practicing their Catholic faith are eligible.
(Catholic school attendance not required.)
Contest Dates: September 15, 2017, through February 15, 2018.
For more contest information, including submission guidelines and contest rules, visit
Top winners in each category and division will receive awards made possible by the
Knights of Columbus. Winners will be announced before the end of the school year