2017-18 Archdiocesan Christmas Artwork Contest  

Congratulations to these Missionary Children!

  • Brenna Finan, St. Francis of Assisi School, Springfield
  • Isabella Martell, Holy Family Regional Catholic School, Levittown
  • Dominique Chojnacki-Silva, St. Laurentius School, Philadelphia

  • Charlotte McDonald, St. Francis of Assisi School, Springfield
  • Dominicio Cucarese, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Morrisville
  • Madison McGough, Maternity B.V.M. School, Philadelphia
  • Alanah Torres, St. Peter the Apostle School, Philadelphia



Calling all Artists! Deadline Approaching . . . 
DEADLINE: January 31, 2018!

2017-18 MCA Artwork Contest Entry Form

Twenty-four winners and several Archdiocese of Philadelphia winners will be selected in the 2017-18 National Missionary Childhood Association Christmas Artwork Contest.

National winners will have their artwork displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. during Advent 2018 and through that Christmas Season. Archdiocesan winners in the 2017-18 contest will be announced in the fall, and recognized before the Archdiocesan World Mission Sunday Mass on October 21, 2018 as well as at their schools and throughout the Philadelphia area.

  • Christian Esposito, St. Monica School, Philadelphia
  • Fedora Cherelus, Saint William Parish, Haitian Community, Philadelphia

  • Juliana Fratantuono, St. Monica School, Philadelphia
  • Tommy Mastroianni, Regina Coeli Academy, Abington

These students were recognized at the Archdiocesan Celebration of World Mission Sunday on October 22, 2017.  Their artwork will be displayed in the lobby of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Philadelphia during Advent and be a part of the Missions office 2017 Christmas Card design sent to all who have helped support our Missionaries in 1,108 Dioceses.

Pictured [left to right]: Dominico Cucarese, Fedora Cherelus, Madison McGough, Monsignor Arthur Rodgers, Archdiocesan Director; Most Reverend John J. McIntyre, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia; Charlotte McDonald, Tommy Mastroianni and Brenna Finan.

Archdiocesan Winners, Juliana Fratantuono [left] and Christian Esposito [right] were presented their MCA Christmas Coloring Contest Award at First Friday Mass at St. Monica’s Parish in Philadelphia. Sister Regina is pictured with them.