Drops Like Stars: A Few Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering

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We offer women’s organizations, men’s groups, singles groups, marriage ministry, and plenty of youth programming. Its major responsibilities include decorating for the liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, Christ the King and other special parish and feast days. The reporting system can be as simple as having the person doing the visit send an email to the group leader and overseer, or a template can be designed to list such details as the name of the person visited, name of visitor, date and relevant details.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Zondervan; 1 edition (July 28, 2009)

ISBN: 0310275032

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