Lift Your Voice In Song!

Pope Francis has announced that October 2019 will be an Extraordinary Missionary Month and YOU are invited to participate by creating an original song focusing on this year’s theme.

2019 MISSIO and Missionary Childhood Association

Song Contest for Young Catholics: Grades 1-12


Baptized and Sent:

Sharing the Good News and Caring for God’s Creation.


Original lyrics and music inspired by the theme and drawing on sources including, but not limited to Pope Francis’ encyclical


Young Catholic in Grades 1-12


Submission Deadline: September 23, 2019

Full contest guidelines are available on the official entry form.

Songs will be judged on their originality, youthfulness, and contemporary nature. Winning entries should be catchy, easy-to-sing, and communicate their message through both the words and the melody.

Are you ready to inspire others with your love of Christ and His Creation through the musical gifts He has given you?


Submission Deadline: September 23, 2019

Winner will be annouceed in the fall 2019 & celebrated during the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019.

To help ensure that your entry is accepted, please visit our entry guidelines page and read carefully.