Parish Newsletter October 2018
Annual Report
Each year an Annual Report is prepared documenting the financial reports from our school and parish. The report was published in the bulletin and can also be found on the parish website.
Soup & Speaker Event
Please join us for soup, fellowship, and a fantastic speaker on October 8th . All ages welcome. Deacon Christian Cone will share the story of the first Marian apparition, Our Lady of the Pillar, to St. James the Apostle in Zaragoza, Spain. Come hear this incredible story and learn about the beautiful cathedral built around it today. Soup will be served at 6:00pm. The Presentation begins at 7:00pm. . A flyer is attached.  
Rosary Rally
All are invited to join in a Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 13 , at 12:00pm at Guardian Angels Church on the lawn in front of the school next to the main Beechmont Ave entrance.
This Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, will be one of over 14,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States on that day. Please join us in offering reparation for the sins and offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and to fervently pray for the conversion of the United States. Will you join me and other Catholics on this very important day?
More information about the Public Square Rosary Rallies is available at  www.ANF.org.   A flyer for our event is attached .
Contact Nick Carpinello 513-289-1743 if you have any questions. Volunteers are needed.
Reminders from the Religious Education Office
Thank you to the 5th graders who will be leading the school in the Living Rosary. All are welcome to join us for this special devotion to Mary on October 11 at 9:00am.

God's blessing to the Confirmandi who will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation on October 17 . Bishop Binzer will be here to celebrate Mass at 7:00pm.
Monster Mash
Come join the Halloween fun at the 4th annual Monster Mash . This is a family fun event complete with food, drinks, music, photo booth and treats. There will be a Costume and Carved Pumpkin Contest. 

Date: Saturday, October 27
Location: GA Undercroft
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Cost: $15 per person or $50 for family of 4 or more
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets include: food, drinks, photo booth, music, and treats.
All ages welcome.

Please return the attached ticket form and money (make checks payable to GA Festival) to the school or parish office by Wednesday, October 24th.

We are looking for donations of food and drinks plus volunteers to help with the event. If you can help support in any way, please click here . We greatly appreciated it.  

If you have any questions, please email Amy Armstrong Smith .
Over the past years Guardian Angels parish has volunteered to cover two of the 40 Days for Life event where we have someone continually praying from 7:00am to 7:00pm at Planned Parenthood’s abortion facility. Many of our working parishioners try to cover our early and late hours and those available during the day fill the hours in between.

Please consider joining us as many of our “regulars” can no longer participate mainly for health reasons. Sign up at 40daysforlife.com/cincinnati or on the bulletin boards in the gathering space. The remaining GA date is Wednesday, October 31st . Questions? Problems signing up? Contact Luann Rowekamp. A flyer for the campaign is attached
Fall Youth Ministry
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, with the next one being a Costume Contest on Saturday, October 13th from 7:00-9:00pm.
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.
Fall Youth Ministry
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. 
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:  October 26, 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!