Youth from the parishes of the Four Pillars in Faith Area Catholic Community sold baked-from-scratch Thanksgiving pies to raise funds to attend a Steubenville Youth Conference next year.
“Here’s my theory: Those people who go around the table and say what they are thankful for at Thanksgiving dinner — they are happier than those who don’t.”
“I designed a simple recipe so we could enter a moment of thanksgiving during Thanksgiving preparation. It’s without fuss and can be made the day before.”
Thanksgiving stuffing made with food grown and raised locally — my grateful prayer to God for abundant gifts.
Perhaps we need to study and reflect on the readings for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28: “I give thanks to my God always on your account for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus” (1 Cor 1:4).
Be grateful in Thanksgiving, full of wonder at Christmas and eager to start afresh in a New Year.