Deadline for Family Rosary Prayer Contest is Feb. 1

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EASTON, Mass. – The deadline for Family Rosary’s “Try Prayer! It Works!” contest is Feb. 1.

The national competition encourages children to express their faith through art, poetry and prose.

The 18th annual contest is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade and attracts more than 3,000 entries from more than 50,000 participants nationwide. Children and teens from Catholic schools, parishes, home schooling and other Catholic organizations use their talent to convey their beliefs.

This year’s theme – “Joy to the World!” – focuses on the Nativity. The Third Joyful Mystery tells the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph participating in the ultimate family moment. The “Try Prayer! It Works!” Contest asks entrants to use creativity to depict what the Nativity means to them.

For more information or to download an application, go to Family Rosary’s website. All entries must be postmarked by Feb. 1.Call Holy Cross Family Ministries at 800-299-PRAY (7729) for more information.

Founded by Servant of God Patrick Peyton, Family Rosary is a division of Holy Cross Family Ministries, a ministry of the United States Province of Priests and Brothers.

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