Patron Saints, National Feasts and Independence Days
An easy way to acknowledge the presence of Immigrants in the School or Congregation is to acknowledge or mark the feast of their national patron saint. Perhaps a notice about the feast day could be included in the Parish Newsletter, mentioned during Mass or a notice put on the Church/School notice board.
Follow the link below to a Website that gives the patron saints of countries, continents and major geographic regions. This will provide information for notices which could be published with a greeting in the native language of the country. Patron Saints