The Museum of Family Prayer is proud to announce our First Annual Mary Garden Contest!

Welcome to the Mary garden contest!

We're happy you're joining with us on this prayerful journey. Learn and grow with your family all while doing what you love!

contest rules

Just one! Share your most beautiful shot of your pride and joy … your garden!  Submissions needed by August 7.  

We love all types of gardens, large or small, colorful or monotone, pots or plateaus, any and all that touch your heart will touch ours and our viewers.  Inspire us with your beautiful works of art. 

First place will receive a $50 Visa gift card and Margaret Rose Realy's book A Garden of Visible Prayer! Second-Tenth will also receive a $25 gift card. 

The winners will be announced August 15, Good Luck and God Bless!

Enter Contest

A video message from Fr. Jim!
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