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Parishioners knit hats, make bags for seafarers ministry

SEATTLE – Parishioners around Puget Sound are busy knitting hats, collecting toiletries and sewing ditty bags, answering the call to help people working on cargo ships coming into the Port of Seattle.

Voices

Finding light in a weary world

“Can you believe people are putting their Christmas decorations up already?” an acquaintance asked me the first week of November. “I’m used to the stores starting Christmas earlier and earlier every year, but not my family or friends.”

Karen Bonar, Catholic News Service

Lifestyle

The ‘O Antiphons’ of Advent

Each year, as we enter the final stretch of Advent, the church brings forth from its treasury a collection of ancient prayers, “The Great O Antiphons,” which express our longing for the coming of Christ.