TORONTO, October 27, 2004 ( – The Interim newspaper has offered the Father Ted Scholarship Program again this year “to celebrate” the renowned pro-life priest’s “lifetime of service to God’s human family and to inspire young people to learn more about the cause so dear to his heart”.

The program offers two prizes with the recipients being determined by a committee, whose decision is final. There are two prizes of $1,000 and $500 to be given to the first and second place winners.  Students must submit a typed original essay, postmarked no later than December 31, 2004, on one of two topics:  1.  “The legacy of Joe Borowski and what it means to you” or 2.  “What a young person can do to promote the pro-life cause during an election”  The length of the essay must be between 800 and 1000 words. Winners will be declared March 1, 2005.  For more contest details and the application form and pamphlet see ( this is a fairly large file)  See also a short biography of Fr. Ted   Put up the poster in your school, church or other place in which young people will see the poster   See recent Interim articles on Joe Borowski:  Borowski for sainthood?   Borowski: the paradox of martyrdom   sj


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