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Church Craft Fairs & Bazaars

Posted on December 01, 2023 in: Events, Around the Diocese

Church Craft Fairs & Bazaars

Discover an array of unique and handcrafted gifts at one of the many fairs happening throughout the Diocese.

Each one is unique and showcases the talents of local artisans, offering everything from beautifully crafted ornaments and decorations to delectable holiday treats. You'll also find a wide selection of hand-knit scarves, cozy winter wear, and stunning jewelry – perfect for finding that special something for your loved ones or treating yourself.

Your presence makes our holiday season brighter, and your support of our churches helps us spread love and warmth during this time of preparation for the upcoming Christmas season. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, Dec 16

Cookie Sale and Basket Raffle
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Our Lady of La Salette, Brooklyn

Join us for our fabulous annual Cookie Sale and Basket Raffle from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 16th!  This annual event sells out quickly, so you'll want to make sure to get here early.

 

Christmas Cookie Sale
9 a.m. to 12 p.m., St. Mark Church, Westbrook 

Decorated, wrapped plates of half-dozen assorted, home-baked cookies will be sold. Also a small selection of Haitian crafts. Proceeds benefit the church's twin parish in Haiti.   

 

Sunday, Dec 17

Journey to Bethlehem ... A Nativity Display
3 p.m. to 5 p.m., St. Matthias Church, East Lyme
A display of various Nativities hosted by St. John XXIII Catholic Community; Light refreshments; Proceeds from a free-will offering will benefit St. Vincent de Paul Place, Norwich 

 


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