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A blessed Gaudete Sunday! In Sunday’s Gospel, John the Baptist gives a few pointers for our immediate preparation for the greatest Birthday ever celebrated:
- Open your closet and share;
- Open your pantry and share;
- Open your heart to the Great Mystery of the Incarnation and share.
Here at Visitation, our upcoming week is chock full of opportunities that will help us all prepare body, mind and spirit —
- We kicked off the week with a baking Julekaga spree; (see the results!)
- We anticipate the delivery of many items to fill Christmas bags for our families; (see FB photo album; Watch VIDEO).
- We look forward to a lovely prayer service with our children and a visit from Santa and his Visitation helpers; (see FB photo album; Watch Video.)
- We will welcome children to select and wrap Christmas gifts for Mom Dad, Granma and Grandpa. (See FB photo album)
The wonderful gift of living here is that neighbors near, & family and friends from afar come together to volunteer to bring the true spirit of Christmas to one another and to those we serve.
So….Keep posted on our social media channels!* We hope to give you a pictorial experience of our week.
LIVE + JESUS!
We are grateful to our many contributors:
- Visitation School, John Dols,
- Jeannie Geisler and the kids at Holy Family High School in Victoria, St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church,
- Sponsor a Family Minnesota,
- Shriner’s Hospital for Children,
- Mel Hatman and TLC Toys,
- Highland Catholic School,
- and many individuals who donated gifts and gift and grocery cards
The list goes on and on!