St. Mary, Pontiac students finding JOY in “mercy missions” of serving others

Carrington Gray, a sixth-grader at St. Mary School in Pontiac, waits while cranberry sauce is added to two of the 700 meals that will be served to patrons of Sophia's Kitchen in Peoria for the annual Thanksgiving luncheon. Teacher Amelia Misiak brought 17 students and five chaperones on the "mercy mission" Nov. 17. (The Catholic Post)

Thanksgiving dinner may look a little different to the sixth-graders at St. Mary School in Pontiac after serving turkey with all the trimmings to patrons at Sophia’s Kitchen in Peoria last week. Leading a life of JOY will do that. “John Paul II has a quote, ‘Man cannot fully find himself except through a sincere […]

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