Happy Thanksgiving!

The Missouri Catholic Conference would like to wish a very Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! If you enjoy knowing the history behind holidays, we invite you to watch this video from the History Channel that offers a look at how the very first Thanksgiving feasts might have been celebrated.

The USCCB offers this prayer to give thanks before you feast on Thursday:

Lord, we thank you
for the goodness of our people
and for the spirit of justice
that fills this nation.
We thank you for the beauty and fullness of the
land and the challenge of the cities.

We thank you for our work and our rest,
for one another, and for our homes.
We thank you, Lord:
accept our thanksgiving on this day.
We pray and give thanks through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

Our office will be closed on Thanksgiving day and the following day to celebrate the holiday, so there will be no MCC Weekly Update next week. Have a safe and joyous Thanksgiving!