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December

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A Visit From St. Nicholas

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

This month our Food For the Christian Soul Ministry visited The Blissful Banana in Orland Park.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Group Photo.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Group Photo.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Group Photo.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Fr. Paul presented the chef with an icon of the Venerable Euphrosynus the Cook of Alexandria. He is the patron saint of cooks.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Photo of the icon.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Examples of the cuisine included spaghetti squash and

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

portobello mushroom sandwiches.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Matt set up a raffle with six sign up sheets.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Matt also gifted Advent Calendars with chocolate for the children.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Fr. Paul was a winner.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Protinica Michelle holds up her gift card.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Sherri with her prize.

Scene from Food For The Soul Visits The Blissful Banana

Ron won the sports package. Our thanks to Matt who not only does a great job setting up these outings but makes them fun and entertaining as well.

A Visit From St. Nicholas

Scene from A Visit From St. Nicholas

Following Liturgy Fr. Paul gathered the children together and spoke to them about St. Nicholas. He told them a story about how St. Nicholas secretly gave gold coins to a man to save his daughters from being sold into slavery.

Scene from A Visit From St. Nicholas

Next with the help of our altar servers, he told a story about a wicked judge that sentenced an innocent man to be beheaded.

Scene from A Visit From St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas came just in time to save him.

Scene from A Visit From St. Nicholas

With the children singing the troparion, St. Nicholas came for a visit.

Scene from A Visit From St. Nicholas

The children venerated the Cross and received gold coins with chocolate inside.

Garden Center Visit For December

Scene from Garden Center Visit For December

Fr. Andrew began our visit with all fifteen residents eagerly listening to the story of “The Voyage of St. Nicholas”. During the voyage, a storm threw the ship off course and the crew asked St. Nicholas for help. St. Nicholas took his holy cross, tossed it in the water, and the long part of the cross turned to the north, which led them to the city. But a huge fish pushed the boat off course and the sound of voices like angels was heard and everyone fell asleep as the ship drifted many days into a strange city. All were signs for the ship not to go to Alexandria, but to go on foot, so St. Nicholas sent the ship away.

Scene from Garden Center Visit For December

Fr. Andrew passed out chocolate gold coins to happy faces. He explained how St. Nicholas rescued three girls from being sold by dropping a sack of gold coins through the window of their house so their father could pay their dowry.

Scene from Garden Center Visit For December

Once again, Janet charmed all of us with her Christmas Poem and then led everyone in singing, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”.

Scene from Garden Center Visit For December

Wishing everyone at the Garden Center a Merry Christmas and a Blessed Happy New Year.

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