Saturday, December 14, 10am – noon | Shawnee Campus | All Shawnee Seniors are invited to a delicious brunch catered by Nick and Jake’s Restaurant, our neighbor to the west. This will be an opportunity to meet and to renew acquaintances with those fellow members age 60+.
Poinsettia orders are now being taken to beautify the Mission sanctuary for Christmas. The poinsettia, also known as the Christmas Star or Christmas Flower, originated in Mexico and was named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US ambassador to Mexico and an amateur botanist.
Some say when Advent gets here it feels too late to prepare, to set aside time for contemplating the real meaning of Advent and the coming of Christ. By late November, schedules and life are already swept into the flurry of holiday activity, and many on December 26 look back and wonder where the time went, how their desire to attend to the spiritual meaning of Advent faded in the flurry.