Parish Newsletter November 2018
Online Offertory Giving Now Available
Online Giving is now available for Guardian Angels parishioners as an easy and convenient way to save time and support the church. Donating is simple, safe, and completely secure. On the parish website, you can now set up a recurring weekly or monthly transaction using your checking, savings, or credit card account. You can decide how much to give to any collection and make changes any time, day or night.
If you would like to enroll in Online Giving, please visit the parish website .
If you have any questions or concerns about the program or would like help setting up your account, please email Jamie Wilmers or call her at 513-624-2200 .
Soup & Speaker Event
Please join us for soup, fellowship, and a fantastic speaker on Monday, November 12th . All ages welcome. 
Featuring Robert Rogers: Be Thankful in All Things
Robert experienced a tragedy of Biblical proportions when he lost his wife and four small children in a flash flood in Kansas in 2003. Through his immediate trust in God, Robert has risen above adversity and shared his story across the country. Come hear his incredible story and learn how we can be thankful even in the midst of great suffering.
Soup will be served at 6:00pm.
The Presentation begins at 7:00pm.
Thank You To Everyone Who Attended Our Rosary Rally
Thank you to the dozens of people who attended our Public Square Rosary Rally on October 13th.
This Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, was one of over 14,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States on that day.
Prayer Partner Breakfast
Thank you to all of the prayer partners who attended breakfast with the Guardian Angels School children on Friday, October 26th. You can find pictures of the event on our Facebook page.
The program pairs adult parishioners with 2nd graders who are at our school or in our CCD program.   The prayer partners meet with each other two to four times through the school year; they also pray with and for each other throughout the year as the 2nd graders prepare for their First Communion. A reception will be held for CCD prayer partners at the end of November.
Volunteer Training
Please make sure you are ready to volunteer! If you will be volunteering with children, you MUST be VIRTUS trained. The next VIRTUS training session will be held here at GA in the Undercroft on November 8th from 6:00-9:00pm.
You have to pre-register online . If you are not pre-registered, you will not be able to stay for the session. No one under the age of 18 is permitted to attend and once the session begins, no one will be permitted to enter, per Archdiocesan policy.  
Fall Youth Ministry
Opportunities at GA
There are many great opportunities happening for middle school and high school students:
  • Thursday evening high school youth group is held each week from 7:00-8:30pm in the Youth Room
  • First Friday events for all grades are held from 6:30-8:30pm and include dinner, activities and prayer
  • Middle-school-only events happen monthly throughout the school year
A full schedule of activities can be found on the parish website . Y ou can join our communication list by emailing youth@gaparish.org or texting “@ymga2018” to 81010.
Archdiocese Opportunity
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is holding a rally for middle school students called “Awake” on the evening of Saturday, November 10th from 4:30-9:00pm at our very own parish! Awake seeks to accompany 6th-8th graders through an event that will provide opportunities for fellowship, worship, and encounter. The event is open and accessible to any 6th-8th grader and will feature a meal, entertainment, music, games, small group conversation, a keynote testimony, Eucharistic adoration, and the opportunity for the youth to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. See this video, or visit the event website , for more details, or contact the Youth Office for help with registering your child.

News From Guardian Angels School
Come Learn More About Our School
We hold three types of events each year to introduce families to Guardian Angels School. All three offer a different insight so feel free to attend all of them, or choose the one that fits your needs.

Informational Coffee
Our Informational Coffee events provide parents an opportunity to see classes in session but also talk with other current GA parents about their experience here at Guardian Angels School. We hold one of these events in the Fall and one in the Spring. Our next coffee is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th . If you'd like to attend this event, please RSVP to Tiffany Strah .
 
Open House
Our Open House is scheduled for January 27th from 1:00-3:00pm. This is a great opportunity to meet other GA families and teachers, talk with administrators and help us kick off Catholic Schools Week.

Personal Tour
You are always welcome to call and schedule a personal tour of Guardian Angels School. You will meet with our administration to discuss the classes and programs available through GA and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. These are typically done during school hours so you can see what a typical day is like for students.
Call the school office at (513)624-3141 to schedule a tour. 
Veterans Day Ceremony
Guardian Angels School will host our annual Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 9th . Complimentary light breakfast & coffee will be served to our veterans and guests from 8:00-8:50am. After that, our school children will honor our veterans with a 9:00am program filled with songs, music by our band, prayers, and recitations. We hope you can come! Please RSVP to Marianne Glassmeyer or call our school office 624-3141.
Poinsettia and Wreath Sale
The 8th grade class is selling holiday wreaths, roping, and poinsettia plants to raise money for their trip to Washington DC. Orders must be placed by November 15th . An order form is attached ; orders can be returned to the school or parish office. The pot size for the small is 4.5 inches, medium is 6.5 inches, and the large is 8.5 inches. The items will be delivered on December 6th and available for pickup in Bishop Rehring Hall from 5:00-7:00pm. If you have any questions, contact Katie Montanus .
365 Lotto
How would you like the chance to win money every single day of the year? It’s so easy when you buy a 365 Lotto ticket. Drawings begin on January 1, 2019 for the following prizes:
  • $1000 winners on Easter, July 4th and Christmas
  • $500 winners on all first Mondays
  • $100 winners on all Sundays
  • $40 winners on ALL remaining days of the year
 
The Guardian Angels PTA partners with St. Joseph Consolidated School for the 365 Lotto sale and it is one of the PTA’s largest fundraisers . Winners are sent a check directly to their homes and winning names will be posted in the Sunday bulletin. Every penny raised from the 365 Lotto will go directly to a PTA sponsored professional development fund for our teachers so they can continue to grow in their practice as educators. 

Tickets can be purchased in the rectory or school offices, or after Masses on November 10/11 and December 8/9 . If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Clissold . Thank you for your support of the Guardian Angels PTA and the 365 Lotto!
PTA Collecting Box Tops
The Guardian Angels PTA is collecting Box Tops from various consumer products. GA students can submit Box Tops to their homeroom teachers and all parishioners can drop off Box Tops in the special collection envelope located on the bulletin board in the Church Gathering Space.
The Box Tops are picked up at the following dates:  November 30, January 25, February 25, March 22, and May 19.
We use the funds earned to purchase indoor recess games and outdoor recess equipment. Please start collecting Box Tops today and help us make this year even more successful!