Was the first Thanksgiving Catholic?

October 29, 2021 | USA Catholic

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From the very beginning, Thanksgiving was infused with a Eucharistic worldview.
By Damien Costello/US Catholic | Nov. 1, 2021
Few things in American life strike a deeper chord than Thanksgiving. A table covered with food. The late autumnal light slanting through bare trees. And motion. The whole country responds to the homing signal to unite with relatives and friends. Many of us return to where we were born, the very land calling us back to where we emerged. Thanksgiving’s universal appeal is due in part to its deep Catholic roots. Read more…

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