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Missionary Childhood Association

National Christmas Artwork Contest 2023-2024

First place winner
Jenna R - Winner, Diocese of Fort Worth 2022-2023. Jenna R.’s artwork will be displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., during the 2023 Advent/Christmas Season.

Twenty-two winners will be selected in this national competition, as well as two grand-prize winners whose artwork will be the official National Christmas card of the Pontifical Mission Societies.

Contest winners will be notified in late spring 2024 and announced to Catholic media in fall 2024. All winners receive a commemorative plaque, and will be celebrated at an event in December 2024.

To enter, please complete the form at right and upload your art as PDF or .jpg file. Files may not exceed 100MB.

Please note:

  • artwork cannot be returned
  • artwork that does not conform to the guidelines will be disqualified
  • no vertical designs

Congratulations winners! 

View Winners from 2022-2023
View Winners from 2021-2022
View Winners from 2020-2021
View Winners from 2019-2020

How to Submit Your Artwork

Online Entry Form

Contest Guidelines

Red Christmas Ornaments



Rev. Brijil Lawrence, SAC
Director of the Propagation of the Faith
Chairman of the Diocesan Mission Council


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