The prayerful possibilities of Thanksgiving are sometimes lost among the food and football. This article talks about the holiday’s original meaning, to give thanksgiving to God for a good harvest. Giving thanks at mass through the Eucharist provides a good parallel for this holiday. The actions of Thanksgiving should last all year long; we must never forget our many blessings. Read this article with young adults and discuss the meaning of both the holiday and the act of giving thanks in their lives.