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December 29, 2013

Christmas at St. Agatha's
By Ashley Merryman

On Christmas Day, about four years ago, I arrived at the parish hall of my Los Angeles church, St. Agatha's, as the parish's annual dinner was already in full swing.

For about 30 years, St. Agatha's has fed homeless and needy families on Christmas as many as 1600 to 2000 (more…)