Saint Simeon of Verkhoturye was a nobleman, but he concealed his origin and led the life of a beggar. He walked through the villages and for free sewed half-coats and other clothes, primarily for the poor. His conversations were a seed of grace, from which gradually grew the abundant fruits of the Spirit in the Urals and in Siberia, where the saint is especially revered.
Joy is Contagious Game! (Kids tag as many kids as they can with their assigned color ‘joy’ sticker. When time is up, count attached stickers to see who was able to spread the most joy.) Bible verse: “For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love,