All Saints, All Together
Advent 2020 Newsletter
In this edition:

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All Saints' Rosary for Life this Saturday
The Catholic Telegraph's Advent 2020 Guide
Archdiocese of Cincinnati Advent Virtual Retreat with Dr. Sri
Ways to keep your family connected to the Gospel this Advent
All Saints' Giving Opportunities

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All Saints
Rosary for Life

Saturday, Dec. 5
2:00 pm
Location:Church

Joyful Mysteries

A joyful Advent to you and all those you love!
The Catholic Telegraph has created The Ultimate Guide to Advent to help you and those you love have an unforgettable Advent. Inside you'll find: new prayer traditions, Advent playlists, tips for decorating, ideas for new family traditions, recipes, and so much more.

Dr. Edward Sri is a theologian, author and well-known Catholic speaker who appears regularly on EWTN. Each year he speaks to tens of thousands of people from around the world, including clergy, parish leaders, catechists and laity. He has written several best-selling books, including Into His Likeness: Be Transformed as a Disciple, Walking with Mary and Who Am I to Judge? – Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love. Dr. Sri is also the host of the acclaimed film series Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained and is a founding leader of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students).
Walking through Advent with Mary Virtual Retreat
We are excited to announce that Dr. Edward Sri will be hosting a special virtual retreat exclusively for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati entitled Walking Through Advent with Mary on December 16th, from 9-11 a.m. This event will take the place of the previously scheduled in-person Radiate Christ with Joy Advent Retreat that is now cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. 
Take some time to step away this Advent and join us for this virtual retreat. We will be exploring Mary’s journey through Advent as she prepared to give birth to the Savior of the World. The morning will consist of two keynote presentations from Dr. Sri, small group time, and a time for Q&A
Please register in advance for this meeting at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting.
Keeping Our Families Connected in Faith
All about Advent in 2 Minutes!
All about the Advent Wreath!
Gospel reading for older children and teens
Gospel and reflection for kids
Gospel in Story Mode
Does your family have a St. Nicholas Day tradition? If not, start one this year!
The Kids’ Bulletins are a resource for Catholic kids who would like to have some fun while learning about the readings from the Sunday Mass every week. They are made by a mom in Canada who is happy to share them with anyone who can use them to help learn or teach about the truth and beauty of the Faith. We hope the Kids’ Bulletins help you to know, love and serve God better every day. All for the glory of God!
All Saints: Reaching Out, Serving in Love
All Saints Annual Giving Tree
Giving to the less fortunate is a great way to prepare for our Savior’s birthday this Advent.

Our Annual Christmas Giving Tree Program is back and ready to accept your monetary donations. We have had to narrow our scope this year, but are excited to support Holy Family, St. Williams, Saint Francis Seraph, and St. George with gifts going to children in our Cincinnati Catholic community. In previous years, our generous parish has contributed about 325 gifts to various agencies. If each gift were valued at $50, your contributions totaled $15,000! We would love to meet this goal again because, as you know, the need is as great as ever.
 
Questions?|Sara Pressler|(513) 226-6755
 
Monetary Donations Accepted
Cash, Checks made out to All Saints or online.
Interfaith Hospitality Network

The Interfaith Hospitality Network group from All Saints, provides meals, support and social interaction with homeless families in Cincinnati. Typically we provide a meal for 15-20 people and volunteers spend the night as those families are housed at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Madeira. During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have to change that model of service. Now we are supplying housing in hotels and providing "to-go" meals. At this time we are requesting financial assistance to support this homeless population. Thank you for your generosity.
Operation Christmas Child
The All Saints, All Together Evangelization and Outreach subcommittee initiative – Operation Christmas Child – was a success! Becky Keating collected 111 shoeboxes on her front porch from All Saints parishioners, plus numerous online donations. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed.