This Advent, we started a new tradition at Saint Clarence! At the beginning of the Advent season, dozens of parishioners gathered together to make cards for those in our parish community who are homebound, recently lost a loved one, or simply need to be reminded that their parish family is thinking of them this Christmas! After making the cards, a handful of parishioners assisted with making “prayer squares,” Christmas ornaments, wreathe pins and much more to include in 100 “Blessing Bags” which have been distributed to members of our parish family all week! Many have been touched and overwhelmed by the generosity and care put into the creation of each bag, but mainly because it was a reminder that the Saint Clarence parish family is thinking of this during the Christmas season!