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The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy at St Luke 
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Youth - Cherokee Legend of Rite of Passage

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Parish Youth for Social Justice

des Jeunes pour la Justice Sociale

Advent - L'Avent

 Bas de Noël pour les Sans-Abri

Merci pour les Sans-Abri - Thank you for the Homeless

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      Hello everyone,                                                             
Salut à tous,

   For the fourth year, our Social Justice Youth Committee is planning on sharing the Joy of Christmas by preparing our Christmas Socks filled with much needed and appreciated items such as a warm hat, gloves and a scarf along with other necessities for those that are facing a cold winter without a home.

   We will be delivering the packages to ___________; they are an organization here in Montreal that offers help to those with problems of addiction, homelessness as well as mental health.

   For those receiving the socks, this will possibly be the only gift they get. It brings them a lot of joy and they are grateful for the care and effort that went into preparing their special gift.

   We encourage all of our Parishioners to participate as a family in our mission; maybe mom and dad could purchase the socks, hat and gloves and the other family members could contribute with shampoo or soap etc...

We will be collecting the socks the last two weeks of November.

Voilà donc la 4e année que le Comité des Jeunes pour la Justice Sociale veut partager la joie de Noël en préparant des Bas de Noël remplis d'items dont on a tant besoin pour rester au chaud: un chapeau , des gants, et un foulard et tout le reste dont un sans-abri a besoin pour passer l'hiver.

   Nous allons livrer nos paquets à ____________, un organisme ici à Montréal qui offre de l'aide aux gens qui ont des problèmes de dépendance, de santé mentale, ou qui sont sans-abri. Pour ceux qui recevront ces bas, ce sera peut-être leur seul cadeau. Celui-ci leur apporte beaucoup de joie et ils sont reconnaissants pour leur cadeau spécial pour le soin et de l'effort avec lesquels il a été préparé.

   Nous encourageons tous nos paroissien(ne)s de participer en famille à notre mission: peut-être le papa et la maman pourront acheter les bas, les chapeaux, et les gants, et les autres membres de la famille pourront obtenir les autres items.
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Nous ramasserons les bas complétés les deux dernières semaines de novembre.

Adjust the items to suit either a man or a woman.

Ajuster les items pour convenir soit à une femme, soit à un homme.

Print it

Item List
Liste d'Items


(on the street proportion dans la rue)

70% Men/Hommes
30% Women/Femmes

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Warm hat/Tuque
Warm gloves/gants chauds
Soap - savon
Washcloth – débarbouillette / gants de toilette
Shampoo - shampooing
(man) - rasoir (homme)
Shaving cream
(man) - crême de rasage (homme)
Hygiene pads
(woman) – serviettes hygiéniques (femme)
Deodorant - déodorant
Comb - peigne
Q-Tips – Coton-tige
Little hand towels - petites serviettes
Hand warmers - réchauffe-mains
Toothbrush - brosse à dents 
Toothpaste – dentifrice 
Lip Balm - Baume à lèvres
Hand sanitizer – Désinfectant pour les mains
Nail clipper - coupe-ongles
Chocolates - chocolats
long warm winter socks – longues chaussettes d’hiver chaudes

Encouraging note with greetings and wishes - Mots d'encouragement exprimant meilleurs vœux et souhaits
Ribbon to tie gloves around socks - ruban pour attacher les gants autour des bas

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May we suggest you shop at / nous suggérons magasiner à: Dollar Store - Zellers - Aubainerie
(not Walmart / pas Walmart)

The Idea - It's satisfying to get together to explore possible actions for promoting social justice - but it goes beyond us to benefit others through specific action - let's start with Christmas Socks full of practical items for some of our homeless brothers and sisters.

L'idée - Nous sommes contents de nous être réunis pour explorer les possibilités d'action pour promouvoir la justice sociale - mais nous rejoignons les autres par des actions spécifiques - commençons avec des Bas de Noël pour des frères et soeurs sans abri.

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