People Helping People

Essay Contest

Parishioners of all ages had the opportunity to write a short essay using the prompt, share a positive story of an experience you had celebrating a family tradition or a holiday from a different cultural background or religion than your own.

Congratulations to all of our winners! Pictured left to right: Maria Ambrosia, Grace Bertolino, Richard Prayson, Carter Lohan, and Luke Marshall. Please click on the name of each individual below to read his or her essay.

Adult Winners

First Place: Richard Prayson A Coptic Thanksgiving

Second Place: Grace Bertolino Sicilian Easter

Children Winners

First Place: Carter Lohan Big Italian Wedding

Second Place: Maria Ambrosia Serbian Slava

Third Place: Luke Marshall Bat Mitzvah

Parish contact: Mrs. Daphne Held or Mrs. Lori Borlin