Pueblo church collecting food donations in honor of St. Joseph’s Day

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pueblo is collecting flowers, fish, and fruit for the needy.

Their St. Joseph’s Table is a religious and traditional custom that started centuries ago during drought and famine in Sicily. Once it began to rain, the farmers filled an altar with their most prized possession: food. 

This church is doing the same, and paying it forward. 

“When we are done, we have boxes that we will fill up with food from the table, and we take it to some of our parishioners or community members who are ill, shut-ins, unable to come out,” Pat Klomp, who is on the St. Joseph’s Table Committee, said.

They will also give the food to organizations that help the homeless. 

Klomp said she is thankful for the community support. 

If you’d like to contribute something to the table, you can take donations to the church Monday or Tuesday. 

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