For the fifteenth time, the community of Sant’Egidio organized a lunch for the poor. The needy and lonely could count on traditional Christmas dishes and gifts. The event was accompanied by an extraordinary atmosphere.
The ceremonial dinner took place in the parish of the Ascension of the Lord in the Ursynów district of Warsaw.
It was attended by needy and lonely people. Traditional Christmas dishes and gifts were prepared for them. The event was accompanied by a warm and family atmosphere.
Archbishop Kazimierz Nycz spoke at the ceremony. Metropolitan of Warsaw. – Lonely people who need help are the most important part of the Church. We meet here and come to these meetings to be with this most important part of the Church, he said.
To make them feel at home
Anna Matlak from the Sant’Egidio community talked about the organization of this celebration on TVN24. – We are all gathered here together to celebrate Christmas with the friends we make throughout the year. We know them by name, we invite them by name, she explained. – There are business cards for each guest on the table, they are escorted by the waiter to make them feel at home and feel the festive, family atmosphere – she added.
One of the volunteers described the atmosphere. – People create a good and warm atmosphere. There is a family atmosphere here in which everyone feels good, emphasized Justyna Krzysztosiak.
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