MARILYN HAGERTY: Nobody needs to be alone here on Christmas Eve

December 22, 2011 at 12:39 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The world around us draws quietly to the annual hiatus that surrounds Christmas. Families are gathering all over the Red River Valley.
And here in Grand Forks, there are preparations for the annual Christmas Eve dinner at St. Michael’s Youth Center. The tradition started 39 years ago when the Rev. William Sherman was pastor. And it was established with the feeling that no one should be alone or hungry on Christmas Eve. Continue Reading