"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

2018 Respect Life Youth Contest

05 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

The contest is designed to educate and provide a platform for youth to express and share their ideas and feelings on Respect Life issues that promote the dignity and respect for all persons from conception through natural death. All entries will be judged on originality and expression of thought in relation to our Catholic faith and the contest theme, Be Not Afraid.

Respect life issues and concerns include abortion, adoption, euthanasia, bullying, respect for life, contraception, crisis pregnancy, advocacy for life, stem cell research, just war doctrine, death penalty, suicide, responsibility of Catholic politicians, respectful reproductive technologies, chastity, rights of the disabled, conscience protection for Catholic Healthcare workers and end of life issues.

The contest begins in September and ends December 15, 2017

All entries must be accompanied by a registration form, signed by a parent or guardian, postmarked by December 15