“Thanksgiving Day, A Deeply Catholic Holiday” (article)

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.