Each year close to Christmas, our students bring presents to an all-school Mass and carry them up to the altar after the homily. The presents are earmarked for children of prisoners at Indiana State Prison and Lakeside Prison in Michigan City.
The students realize that their toys might be the only toy that many children receive for Christmas because their fathers are in prison and cannot afford to purchase anything for their children. A gift is given to an inmate when his family comes to visit and the inmate can then give that gift to his children.
It is good to see our students so excited about the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.