Refugee families learn about Thanksgiving tradition

//Refugee families learn about Thanksgiving tradition

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer

Recently arrived refugees and former refugees, many wearing colorful traditional clothing, joined with members of the Catholic and wider community for an early celebration of Thanksgiving Nov. 21.

Catholic Charities’ annual Thanksgiving Welcoming Celebration, held at the St. Anthony Campus on West Market Street, is now in its fourth year. It included traditional Thanksgiving foods and desserts as well as dishes brought by refugee families to share.

Leaders from the Catholic, Muslim and Hindu traditions welcomed those gathered with prayer. Read more >

2018-12-05T15:18:13+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Latest News|