The Promises and Hope of Christmas: Entering in to the Heart of the Matter, An Advent Retreat for Alumnae and Friends:
Monday, November 30, 6-8 p.m.
Join Sister Helen Jean Novy, H.M., VP of Mission, and Moira Hickey Clark '77, Dean of Student Life and Formation, on Monday, November 30 for guided reflection, time to pray personally, and inspirational preparation for the deeper meanings of Christmas. Come early to share in a simple supper. Then gather in Chapel where all generations come to praise, reflect, and pray in support of one another. Light fare will be served from 5:45-6:15 p.m., and the reflection will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Please register by November 23. Contact Maggie Mroz Lamb ’84 at mlamb[at]maghs[dot]org if you need additional information. There is no charge for this event, but good-will offerings will be gratefully accepted. All are welcome.
The Magnificat Mothers' Club Invites You to Holly Market
Thursday, December 3, 5-9 p.m.
Grab your friends and join us for a night out of holiday shopping fun. There will be more than 40 vendors, and new this year--two options for admission. Advance registration of $25 will include heavy hors d'oeuvres from Italian Creations, one drink ticket and one raffle ticket. Pay at the door registration will $5, but it won't include food, beverages or a raffle ticket. A cash bar will be available. Check out the list of vendors here on the event's facebook page. Click here to register online.
Breakfast with Santa and Bedding Drive
Saturday, December 5, 10 a.m. to Noon
All believing children and the young-at-heart are invited to join Santa and his elves at the Alumnae Board’s Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 5 from 10 a.m. to Noon. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, face painting, crafts and Christmas merriment, and take advantage of professional photos with Santa by Lifetouch. Breakfast for $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-10. Children 2 years old and under will get a pancake, fruit and beverage for free. Photos are $10, which includes one 5X7” and four wallet-sized photos. This event is open to the public, but registration is necessary. Please register online below by November 27, or call 440.331.1572. Register early as this event is popular and typically sells out.
Editor’s Note: In past years, the Alumnae Board collected toys at this event for Villa Montessori, but the school is no longer open. This year, we’re collecting items to give the gift of comfort and warmth to children from all over the world whose families are being resettled here in Cleveland. Please consider a gift of new twin sheets, pillows or blankets for children being served by the Migration and Refugee Services Program of Catholic Charities.
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Magnifi-yoga for Alumnae Returns for a December Session
Tuesday, December 8, 7 p.m.
To promote wellness and a spirit of lifelong learning, the Magnificat Young Alumnae Committee welcomes all alumnae back "OM" to Magnificat for another Magnifi-yoga event! The class will be led by Liz Albanese Hjort '05 and will be appropriate for all levels of skill and experience, and it will be held in the Large Group Instruction room (LGI). Please dress comfortably and bring a water bottle and yoga mat. The event is free, but goodwill offerings will be accepted to benefit the Angels in Blue Fund, which helps Magnificat families who need assistance with school-related expenses. Grab some friends and come join us! Please register below by December 1. Contact Maggie Mroz Lamb ’84 at mlamb[at]maghs[dot]org if you need additional information.
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Lenten Retreat for Alumnae and Friends
Monday, February 22, 6-8 p.m.
Save the date and join Sister Helen Jean Novy, H.M., Vice President of Mission, alumnae and friends to reflect upon Lenten themes. Details and registration to come.
Alumnae Wine and Canvas Night
Thursday, April 14
Save the date to nurture your creative spirit with friends and Art Teacher extraordinaire, Judy Collins. Details to come!
Save the Date to Celebrate Your Reunion
Saturday, September 17
Classes ending in 1s and 6s will celebrate Reunion in 2016. Contact Maggie Mroz Lamb at mlamb[at]maghs[dot]org if you'd like to help make reunion great.