Service Awards

For the 8th year, Face Forward and The Office of Vocations is accepting applications for the Service Awards! Two $500 awards will be awarded to students for their outstanding service activities within their community and parish.  

Applications for the Service Awards will be accepted from all students in the Columbus Diocese in grades 8-12, including those attending public, private, and Catholic schools, as well as home-schooled students.

We hope that the Service Awards give you the chance to reflect on your service and how it positively contributes to your life. This is the perfect opportunity for you to demonstrate how your faith comes alive through your service, and to be part of a “positive peer pressure” movement to encourage others to do good works along with you. 

Of course, in addition to inspiring others to impact the world through service, there is always the $500 award to encourage you to apply. Applications will be accepted through March 20, 2020, so apply today!

As the Diocese of Columbus reorients itself towards evangelization, the Diocese is beginning to invest more time and resources into a diocesan-wide social media presence.  As this is now beginning to grow, the Vocations Office will no longer need to carry the message in social media as the Vocations Office.  The new Social Media Department of the Diocese will have the mission of spreading the Gospel through social media and will be the avenue by which the Vocations Office works to promote a culture of vocations.  As the Vocations Office we will still continue our information website,  This site will be going through an exciting transformation over the next several months as the Diocese moves to a new platform.  We will also begin running our vocations-oriented messages, event announcements, and news through the diocesan social media platform.  Because of this, Face Forward’s time will be coming to a close at the end of this month.  We thank all of those who have been a part of this important work in the life of the local Church. We look forward with excitement to the spread of the Gospel and the cultivation of a culture of vocations as we enter this new phase in the life of the Diocese of Columbus.  Please continue to follow along with us through our site and through the Diocese of Columbus Social Media platform.



In Christ,
Fr. William Hahn