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LAKE CHARLES – Once again this year, the Diocese of Lake Charles will conduct a Vocation Drawing Contest for all students grades two through 12 in preparation for World Day of Prayer for Vocations, set for April 26.

The drawing must be done on an 8.5 by 11 inch white sheet of poster board and depict the awareness of the vocation to the priesthood in Southwest Louisiana. Drawings must be turned into the Office of the Vicar General, Msgr. Daniel Torres, 414 Iris Street, Lake Charles, by noon on Thursday, March 5. It must be placed, unfolded, in a large envelop with the following information printed on the back - the name of the artist, their age, grade, church parish attending/city, and name of school attending. The envelope should indicate that it is an entry for the Vocation Drawing Contest.
Winners will be announced by Friday, March 20.
First place will receive $200, second place, $100, and third place, $50. The first place winner will have their drawing reproduced on prayer cards in observance of World Day of Prayer for Vocations and distributed April 26 at the 9:30 a.m. Mass, celebrated by Bishop Glen John Provost, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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