In 2003 in the Archdiocese of Utrecht a diaconal price established, which bears the name of Alphons Ariëns. In the last century the priest of the Archdiocese showed a great commitment to working families facing poverty in Twente.
While work on the Ariensprijs to a diaconal project or activity. This is an activity aimed at: - Care and Mercy - Justice - Reconciliation and Forgiveness
The diaconal Price Ariëns two goals are pursued:
- The prize aims to stimulate attention and commitment to parish.
- The prize aims to stimulate initiatives in parish of the area which otherwise is not money.
The prize is awarded iedre Ariëns three years. The winner will receive € 1,000; the numbers two, three and four will each receive € 500. Each winner will also receive a work of art.
As in 2007, 2010 and 2013 will be a publication containing a portrait of the notified activities and projects that meet the criteria.