The invitation below was circulated in my parish this weekend:
Date: Thursday, November 1st
What: Dinner, games for the kids, Saints costume parade
Location: the parochial school hall
Please bring a main dish enough to feed your family.
If your last name starts with A-M please bring a dessert as well.
If your last name starts with N-Z please bring a side dish as well.
Everyone is invited, but everyone will be expected to contribute something to make sure that the most fun can be had by all.
1. Saint Joseph of Cupertino airplane flying contest
2. Saint Isidore's Produce Run
3. Saint Catherine of Bologna Face Painting
4. Saint Joseph's Carpentry Shop
5. Pin the Tail on Mary's Donkey
6. Saint Francis rebuilds the church
7. Saint Martha's Cookie Decorating
8.Saint George and The Dragon
9. Corporal and Spiritual works of mercy obstacle course
10. Saint Anne baby station
11.Coloring Saint Pictures
13. Designing treasure boxes
14. Build a grotto
15. Saints Matching Game, It's a Mystery game, Saints BINGO
16. St. Francis' little animals
17. St. Michael the Archangel swordfighting
Image: Andrea del Sarto, "Pieta with Saints"