Press Break

The Arlington Catholic Herald

December 22, 2020 — Young people and families from parishes, schools and youth groups across the diocese helped spread Christmas joy this year with a hands-on project in which they learned about charity and the church’s humanitarian work overseas.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich

December 9, 2020 — Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. In Catholic elementary and high school, we decorated our classrooms, prepared for our Christmas pageant, and made Christmas cards for veterans and our elderly community.

St. Louis Review

October 30, 2020 — Troop’s project aims to share God’s love with others. High school freshman Lauren Morris picked the Box of Joy project for her American Heritage Girls troop at Immaculate Conception Parish in Dardenne Prairie, where she is project leader.

Our Sunday Visitor

October 28, 2020 — U.S. Catholic parishes, schools and groups have been collecting items since the fall to share Christmas joy in small packages for children in poverty-stricken nations and will deliver the gift boxes to local drop-off centers during Box of Joy Week, Nov. 7-15.

Bangor Daily News

Holy Spirit Parish (St. Martha Church, Kennebunk; St. Mary Church, Wells; All Saints Church, Ogunquit) will participate in a program that helps provide shoeboxes full of gifts to mission children in South America who have never received Christmas presents before.