UP Catholic 11 27 2015 E Edition Page 9

www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC November 27, 2015 9 Who knew that creating new opportunities for disadvantaged producers abroad could be as easy as shopping? Whether youre doing your Christmas shopping, looking for a meaningful baptism or communion gift (check out the Gifts of Faith Collection), or want a unique work of art to spice up a room, by choosing to do your shopping through Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade, youre helping skilled artisans and farmers maintain their craft and improve their lives. CRS and its nonprofit partner, Serrv, have worked together since 1995 to offer high quali- ty, fairly traded handcrafts and gourmet food items from struggling farmers and artisans all over the world. With every purchase, Serrv makes a generous contribution to the CRS Fair Trade Fund. When you purchase fair trade products, you are standing in solidarity with the poor and vulnerable, recognizing the dignity of the work of artisans and farmers, and ensur- ing that our brothers and sisters around the world earn fair wages. Learn more about how fair trade relates to our faith by checking out resources on Catholic social teaching as well as Advent resources for prayer and reflection online at www.crsfair- trade.org. Items on offer include: Nesting Nativity - Peru In the style of the traditional Peruvian mountain nativity, this three-piece ceramic set is hand painted, with each piece designed to nest to the piece next to it. Dimensions reflect size when pieces are nested together. Nesting dimensions: 7.5 in (h) x 5.5 in. (w) x 1 in. (d) Three piece set: $32. Mini Retablo Box Nativity - Peru Small wooden retablo nativity is hand paint- ed in the traditional style, with a flower on the outside, and small igures made of flour and fypsum on the inside. Dimensions when box is closed: 2 in. (h) x 2 in. (2) x 1.25 in. (d) Mini Nativity: $16. Traditional Peruvian Nativity - Peru Six-piece hollow form ceramic nativity depicts richly colored figures in traditional Peruvian dress, with traditional designs engraved in the clay. Tallest piece: 5.25 in. Six piece set: $42. Give gifts that give twice Nesting Nativity Mini Retablo Box Nativity A new book depicting the horrors of adolescent bullying from award-winning U.P. Catholic contributor Jim LaJoie. A fictional piece, 'No One Would Listen' is derived from real-life experiences. It offers a first-hand look at what it feels like to be a target of bullies. Priced at only $10, the book is available at several bookstores in the U.P., www.amazon.com or by contacting the author directly at jlajoie@charter.net. Portion of proceeds to be gifted to schools to help curb bullying. SACRED HEART RELIGIOUS GOODS ARE YOU READY FOR ADVENT? Tupq jo gps Bewfou Dbmfoebst Dboemft boe Efwpujpobm Jufnt Xf bmtp ibwf Sfmjhjpvt Disjtunbt dbset boe Dbuipmjd Mjuvshjdbm Dbmfoebst (906) 228-4462 419 W. Washington Marquette (Located across from the Ramada Inn) Does your CD pay you this much? With a Diocese of Marquette Charitable Gift Annuity you can earn a high rate of return AND earmark a Christ- centered planned gift that sup- ports diocesan Catholic Schools, Legacy of Faith, your parish, or another Diocese of Marquette program. Your annual income can be immediate or deferred, on one life or two. Rates are guaranteed. A portion of your annual income is tax-free, plus you receive an immediate charitable income tax deduction. RATE 4.0 4.7 5.8 7.8 9.0 Single Life Rates* AGE 55 65 75 85 90 * Double life rates available Minimum Age - 55 years, Minimum investment - $5000 Terri Gadzinski 1004 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI 49855-8897 Email: tgadzinski@dioceseofmarquette.org 1-800-562-9745 ext. 108 Please send a gift annuity sample for a gift of: $20,000 $10,000 $5,000 Other $_____ Name:___________________________________ Date of Birth:______________________________ Address:__________________________________ Phone:______________E-mail________________

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