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Selections From The Ark Number 211 - Spring 2009

CCA Awards

Catholic Concern for Animals * Teacher of the Year Award

Nominations are invited for this award – open to all faith schools in the primary, middle or secondary sectors – for the teacher who has contributed most to nurturing a compassionate and caring attitude towards animals.

Please send in names and school addresses by 8 February 2009 to:
Miss F. Hickey, 21 Ingram Rd, East Finchley, London N2 9QA
or email:

Catholic Concern for Animals * Essay competition 2009

Open to all

Subject and title:
Either: A Church that promotes compassion to animals is one that is true to its core values. Discuss.

Or: How can animals be included in the liturgical and pastoral agenda of the local (parish) church?

Word limit 2,000 – Deadline: 31 January 2009

All entries to be submitted clearly typed on paper and, if at all possible, by either email or disk; signed as the author’s own work, and sent to:

Dr D.M. Jones, 15 Rosehip Way, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8WP

Email:  (put ‘Essay competition’ in ‘Subject’)

The winning essay will be published in The Ark, and the writer will receive a £500 cash prize. For those in education, the winner’s institution will also receive a £200 cash award.

Catholic Concern for Animals * Award for best wildlife/biodiversity prison project 2009 (UK only)

In conjunction with Her Majesty’s Prisons Roman Catholic Chaplaincy and the Biodiversity Office of the Ministry of Justice, CCA is again offering an award for the best project - in any prison - which encourages wildlife and biodiversity, or protects and sustains rescued animals or birds.

For further details, email .

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