Friday, October 22, 2004

The Tale of Jack O'Lantern
A Read-aloud Story from Catholic Update

"Jack, the Irish say, grew up in a simple village where he earned a reputation for cleverness as well as laziness. He applied his fine intelligence to wiggling out of any work that was asked of him, preferring to lie under a solitary oak endlessly whittling. In order to earn money to spend at the local pub, he looked for an "easy shilling" from gambling, a pastime at which he excelled. In his whole life he never made a single enemy, never made a single friend and never performed a selfless act for anyone."

To read the whole story go to the link below:
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Halloween/jack-o-lantern.asp

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