•  Let someone go in front of you in line at the store and strike up a conversation with them. 
  •  Participate in a giving tree or some other opportunity to adopt a family or child who will otherwise not receive any gifts this Christmas.
  • Serve lunch at a local soup kitchen.
  • Attend a local Nativity pageant.
  • Offer to pet sit for family or neighbors who are traveling over the holidays.
  • Bake Christmas cookies and deliver to a home-bound neighbor.
  • Offer hot cocoa and cookies to the garbage collector or mail carrier.
  • Offer to cover a coworker’s shift so they can spend more time with family.
  • Gather a group of friends from your parish or neighborhood and go Christmas caroling at a nursing home.
  • Pray for a friend, a colleague, or family member and let them know they are in your thoughts.
  • Take flowers to a local cemetery and leave them on a grave anonymously.
  • Send Christmas cards to soldiers on deployment.
  • Send a care package to a friend or family member who has moved away.
  • Sign up for Angel Tree and bring comfort to a child with a parent in prison.
  • Invite a friend to attend Christmas Mass with you. 
Source: RCDA.org/YOUBELONG