November 1, 2020 / Xavier Mothers' Guild
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A Video Message from Claudia
It's nearly go-time for Noche Buena, Xavier's Holiday Auction. We hope you enjoy this annual event, which will be held virtually this year.

Thank you for your support!


Claudia McClelland
Mothers' Guild President 2020-21

Get Ready to Join the Fun with Sean McLaughlin and Bob Hubbard!

Noche Buena
Xavier Mothers' Guild Auction

VIP Experience
Fri., Nov. 6

Virtual Auction
Sat., Nov. 7
2020 Auction: What You Need to Know!
We are less than one week away from our Annual Holiday Auction! Here's what you need to know: 

  • You can start your bidding on silent auction items on Nov. 1 (TODAY)! Click here to get started! 
  • There are still a few spots still available for the VIP Experience on Nov. 6. Don't miss out, make sure to sign up today! 
  • Bidding on Live Auction items will begin at 9 p.m. on Friday Nov. 6! 
  • Our holiday auction will begin promptly at 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 with Bob Hubbard and Sean McLaughin live from Xavier's Campus!! Don't miss out on the fun! 
  • All the silent and live auction item bidding will close at the same time, 9 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2020.
  • You may pick up your items, anytime on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Founders Hall at Xavier. 
  • Tuition Raffle tickets are still available here!
  • Pre-order limited edition items here!
Take a Hike!
Join the Hiking Club

Come join the XCP Hiking Club on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8:30 a.m. for a beautiful hike through the Phoenix Mountain Preserve at the Dreamy Draw Recreation area off the 51 and Northern. 

Click here to sign up for the Nov. 17 hike, and email Becky DelGhiaccio to sign up for Evite alerts and to be added to the Hiking Club list.

See you there!

Becky DelGhiaccio and Emily Calihan
Morning Advent Reflection
What are you waiting for this Christmas? 
Take some time for you this Advent season. 

A Moms' Morning of Inspiration, Reflection 
and Hope
Tuesday, Dec. 8
7:30 a.m. Welcome Reception
8 -11 a.m. Program
Founders Hall, 2nd Floor
For more details and to RSVP, click here.

(Participation will be limited to 50 attendees due to social distancing.)

Introducing Lara Murphy

Board position: Parliamentarian
Spouse: Rich Murphy
Children: Bryn (XCP '23)
Hometown: Phoenix
Hobbies: Running, tennis, reading and mountain biking (new!)
Favorite place to visit: The beach
Favorite podcast: Focus on the Family
Favorite activity to do with your daughter: Cooking, baking, tennis and volunteering together
Introducing Julie Wilson

Board position: Corresponding secretary
Spouse: Brandon Wilson
Children: Grace (XCP '23) and Ella (SFX '21, hopefully soon to be XCP '25)
Hometown: Phoenix
Hobbies: Taekwondo, yoga, cooking, gardening, reading, volunteering and travel
Favorite place to visit: London
Favorite book, podcast or TV show: At the moment, Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Favorite activities to do with your daughter: Traveling, baking, volunteering, shopping and goofing around
November Book Club Selection
It's never too late to join the Xavier Mothers' Guild Book club! Here is this month's book: 

Nov. 18    
The Giver of Stars
By Jojo Moyes 

Email Lisa Sullivan to get added to the Evite list and join the fun!
Gator Gear is Busy, Busy Busy!

All long sleeve and short sleeve t-shirts are on sale! Short sleeves for $10 and long sleeve for $18! What a deal!

And check out these new sweatshirts that just arrived! Super cozy with classic embroidery. $50 and they WILL sell out!

Don't forget that starting next Saturday, Nov. 7, you can shop what is left after the Auction VIP Experience. It will all be available online.

Click here to shop Gator Gear, and click the icon below to follow Gator Gear on Instagram.
See you at the auction!