As nature begins its hibernation process, members of the human family begin our ascent toward the holiday season by embracing a centuries-old tradition of giving thanks for the abundance in our lives. Before we enter into our various practices of giving gifts to family and friends, we pause and we give thanks for all we have received. Interesting, isn’t it? It is almost as if we first need to cultivate our souls — to ready ourselves by offering thanks — before we can freely enter into the act of giving.
In honor of its 100 Year Anniversary, Milwaukee Catholic Home is planning a trip to Italy, open to residents and friends of the organization as well as members of the broader Catholic community. The trip will take place from April 19-29, 2015.