"Real Presence" Contest Winning Essays


Between June 24 and July 31, 2015, we received over 150 essays on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. The purpose of the essay contest was to reignite the faith of Catholics in the Real Presence, and we were blown away by the entries! A huge thank you to all who entered. 

Click below to read the essays.

1st Place ($500 prize): A Teenage Convert on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist by Desirae T.

2nd Place ($250 prize): I Converted (And I Veil) Because of the Eucharist by Therese More

3rd Place ($100 prize): Rugby and the Miracle of the Mundane: A Love Story by Melody Lyons

4th Place (veil prize): "The Real Presence: Overflowing with Love" by Samantha Carter

5th Place (veil prize): "I Knelt on the Concrete Floor, Crying My Eyes Out" by Emily B.

6th Place (veil prize): Starving for the Contents of the Tabernacle by Gregory Downs

7th Place (veil prize): The One Thing That Makes Life Worth Living by Rachyl Duffy

8th Place (veil prize): What More Could Anyone Possibly Want? by Samantha Lang 

9th Place (veil prize): God's Greatest Gift by Rachel M. Gohlman

10th Place (veil prize): It Depends on What the Meaning of 'Is' Is: The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist by Kathy Schiffer

Congratulations to all the winners!




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