Seventh- and eighth-graders in the Diocese of Davenport are invited to submit a prayer for Advent to be published in The Catholic Messenger newspaper, E-edition, website and Facebook page. Prayers should reflect a Scripture from one of the four Sundays of Advent: Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23.
Prayers should not exceed 400 words. Prayers will be selected from among the submissions to be printed each of the four Thursdays during Advent. Deadline for submission is Nov. 19.
Please include your name, age, address, school and parish and submit your prayer electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by U.S. Postal Service to The Catholic Messenger at 780 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport, Iowa, 52804.
For more information, contact Barb Arland-Fye, editor, at email@example.com.