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LITERARY CONTEST “The First Conference” WINNERS

12 September 2017 CGI news Communiqués

LITERARY CONTEST “The First Conference” WINNERS

As publicized on 09 September 2017, after the thanksgiving Mass for the Feast Day of Blessed Frederick Ozanam directly at his tomb, the International Council General of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, headed by its 16th President General, Bro. Renato Lima de Oliveira, announced the winners of the Literary Contest “the First Conference” which centered on the life of Emmanuel Bailly, the first President General of the SSVP.

The winners are the following:

1st Place: Luciana Moreira - Brazil
2nd Place: Fernando Lusanthi - Siri Lanka
3rd Place: Roselyn Mpatogera - Uganda

Honorable Mention

Thierry Vialatte de Pemille - France
Elsa German - Brazil
Ralph Middlecamp - United States
Austin Fagan - England

The International Council General received 40 works from many countries around the world.

Congratulations to all the participants and kudos to those who contributed for the success of this Contest.

The year 2018 will be dedicated to François Lallier.

Paris, September 9th