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wish. Please sign the sheet identifying the child you will be sponsoring. To nominate children for this program please call the office with necessary information ASAP. All names are confidential. Wrapped gifts can be placed under the tree. All gifts are needed by December 15.

In addition to the traditional gifts we have been asked to collect toiletries for families, specifically teens & young adults. Soap, toothpaste, dental floss, shampoo & conditioner, shaving cream, deodorant, body lotion, and any other personal hygiene items. Baskets are under the tree.

The first meeting of our newly established Social Justice Program is Wednesday, December 4 at 7 pm in the meeting room. Social Service involves performing one or more of the corporal works of mercy; giving alms to the poor, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the shut-ins etc. The team is recruiting people with ideas, suggestions, and a Christian vision to help those in need. All are invited!

For everyone’s safety, if the Crestwood School District cancels classes, or has a delay due to inclement weather, daily Mass is cancelled. This information is on all local television stations usually prior to 6:30 am.

The Altar & Rosary Society is taking orders for Christmas rolls. Pre-paid orders are due by December 8. Pick-up is Saturday, December 21, after 12 noon, in the rectory meeting room. For more information call Susan Miller 868.6983. Please make checks payable to Saint Mary’s.

The Altar & Rosary Society uses the proceeds from their fund-raisers to purchase hosts, wine, candles, and other items for our Masses.