2021-22 Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest

All Catholic students in public, private and parochial schools grades 8-12, are invited to participate in the 2021-22 Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest.

In an essay of 500-750 words, describe everyday obstacles that you may have experienced or witnessed others experiencing while living a life of authentic faith. Explain how you have overcome these obstacles and how, by doing so, it has helped your faith to continue to grow.
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” – James 1:2-4

The local contest will be hosted by Bernard P. O’Brien Council 3956 Knights of Columbus in Southgate, Michigan.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the contest. Participants are required to furnish written parental consent. 

Entry forms can be found here:  https://www.kofc.org/en/resources/faith-in-action-programs/community/catholic-citizenship-essay-contest/4208-essay-entry-form.pdf

Essays and completed and signed entry forms can be emailed to raybilyk@kofc3956.org or mailed to:
Essay Contest
c/o Ray Bilyk
15728 James St
Southgate, MI 48195-1313.

All entries MUST arrive by the deadline. Not responsible for any missing entries.

Any additional questions can be emailed to Ray Bilyk, Chairman, at raybilyk@kofc3956.org