We had a wonderful time here in DePaul Residence in Manchester on Thanksgiving Day. Almost half of the Province members were present. From various houses. The Youngest and the seniors. It was a great opportunity to let fraternity and community grow. It was a great time to share. We believe all of you [...]
“I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth [...]
Couple months after the U.S. Constitution was adopted, in the first year of his Presidency, on October 3, 1789, George Washington issued the first official proclamation called “General Thanksgiving” (published in the Massachusetts Centinel newspaper, Wednesday, October 14, 1789) in which we read, “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge [...]
On this Thanksgiving and this day of giving thanks, we thank you for showing us how to return thanks by lives of service, by actions of hospitality, by kindness to others and by concern for each other.
We want to give thanks to all of you for your presence. We want [...]