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Engaging Faith: Practical lesson ideas and activities for Catholic Educators

August 21, 2007

One of your students could win a $500 scholarship or your school could win a FREE set of textbooks!

In honor of the upcoming beatification, Ave Maria Press is sponsoring an academic scholarship to be awarded to one student currently enrolled in a Catholic high school in Fr. Moreau's honor. Ave Maria Press is an apostolate of the Indiana Province of the Congregation and is located at the University of Notre Dame.

Scholarship Guidelines
Write a 500-word essay entitled "Engaging Minds, Hearts, and Hands
for Faith: Fr. Basil Moreau's Vision for Education"

Focus of the Essay:

  • What it means to educate the whole person
  • How Catholic high schools are able to incorporate education for "minds, hearts, and hands" into their mission and curriculum
Also include in the essay:
  • Biographical information on Fr. Moreau
  • A brief overview of the educational ministry of the Congregation of Holy Cross
  • The events surrounding Fr. Moreau's beatification
For a complete list of guidelines and requirements ClickHere.

One winning student and one winning teacher will be selected!

The deadline for receiving essays is Friday, September 21, 2007 at 4:30pm EST.

A team of religious educators, including members of the Congregation of Holy Cross, will judge essays.

One $500 scholarship payable to a Catholic high school or college in the name of the winning student will be announced on Saturday, October 6, 2007 as part of the Ave Maria Press Enrichment Day for high school religion teachers.


The teacher named on the most qualifying essays will win a complete set of one of Ave Maria Press' textbooks for up to 50 students at his or her school. This will also be announced on October 6th at the Enrichment Day.

For More Information Contact:
Karey Welde
Institutional Marketing Manager
Ave Maria Press
800-282-1865 x247

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