Our Lady of Hope awards winners of essay contest


The Christian Women of Our Lady of Hope Parish, 40 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, recently sponsored their annual Essay Awards to graduating seniors of the parish class of 2018. To be eligible for a monetary award, the seniors had to submit an essay on “What My Catholic Faith Means to Me and How I Apply It in my Everyday Life.” Shown receiving the award, from left, are Paige Tavella, the Rev. John Terry and Rayna Swida.