Date of publication: 04/09/2019

International literary competition – Third contest

Council General International

“The First Conference” – Themed Year: Paul Lamache

“Let’s set our minds to make God’s greatest glory the purpose of each and every thing we do”. Paul Lamache

Monetary prices:

First prize: 1,000 euros

Second prize: 750 euros

Third prize: 500 euros

The International General Council of the SSVP will also give a prize in the same amount to the Conference to which the writer of the winning document belongs. The money given to the Conference shall be used only for the work, activity or a project on behalf of those in need, carried out by this Conference, represented by its President.

The prizes for this Literary Competition therefore total 4,500 euros for each “themed year”.


The Organizing Committee may issue diplomas and/or certificates of participation to the contestants, honorary mentions and recognitions out of the contest.

Jury’s decision:

At the end of the deadline for submission, we inform you that 19 works have been submitted, by continent:

-Europe: 1

-South America: 10

-Central America: 1

-Africa: 4

-Asia: 3

The jury’s decision will be published on 10 September 2019, the day after the feast of Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, on the official website of the CGI ( 

Next year, 2020:

We remind you that the next International Thematic Year 2020 will be dedicated to FÉLIX CLAVÉ. The fellow members interested can already get ready for the presentation to the contest.