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Everett parishioners help Marysville teens find God after tragedy

Everett parishioners help Marysville teens find God after tragedy

MARYSVILLE – The holidays can be a difficult time for adults who have recently lost a friend or loved one, but they can be even harder for teenagers.

Voices

Presence, not presents, makes Christmas special 

Presence, not presents, makes Christmas special 

Christmas is fast approaching. My thoughts, like those of many, have turned to Christmas presents. What would be fun and useful for my team members at Catholic Relief Services? What would not be merely shelved but stay in sight and mind and bring a smile? When would I have time to shop? What about my...

Carolyn Y. Woo, Catholic News Service

Lifestyle

Poetry, illustrations, more help ring in children's Christmas reading 

Poetry, illustrations, more help ring in children's Christmas reading 

WASHINGTON - The following books are suitable for Christmas giving: