We’re excited to announce that entries are now being accepted for the Third Annual Joseph E. Gadbois “God Bless America” Photo Contest! Launched in 2019, in honor of Joe’s 41-year career with Catholic Financial Life, the contest celebrates his love of photography and for our country.
This year’s theme is "America the Beautiful" in all of its many facets. It's not just places but people, too, that make our nation beautiful. Whether it’s the silent sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or the little girl at the lemonade stand raising money for charity, the USA's real beauty can be found in images of caring and commitment as well as amazing scenery.
Members and non-members are invited to submit a photo they have personally taken along with a brief description of the photo and how it relates to our theme. Everyone who enters will receive a commemorative gift. Photos will be judged on quality, creativity and alignment with our theme. Winners will be chosen in two categories based on the age of the photographer: youth (under 18) and adult. The top three photos in each age group will be featured in the Fall 2021 edition of Radiant Life and posted on our website. First place winners will also receive a gift card.
The Deadline to Submit Photos is September 10, 2021.
Please submit all photos below or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Joseph E. Gadbois “God Bless America” Photo Contest. Attach the original digital photo to the email and include a description, the category (adult or youth), your name and contact information in the body of the message.
Photos must be submitted electronically and be your own personal work. Photos of individuals should be submitted with the consent of the individual, their parent or guardian.