Mothers' Guild

Supporting the young men of HGP and its community for over 50 years

2018 Mothers' Guild Craft Show

The Holy Ghost Prep Mothers' Guild runs the most successful craft show in the area.  Mark your calendars for the 2018 Craft Show, which will take place on November 10th & 11th.


Donations Needed: Each year we ask for donations from the Holy Ghost community for our very popular multi-item raffle baskets, center stage raffles and drinks for the cafe.  Please consider donating an item or cash/gift cards to cover the purchase of an item on our wish list. Donations may be brought to the October Mothers’ Guild general meeting or contact us for pick up arrangements. For more details and the complete wish list, please click here.


Volunteers Needed:  HGP parent/guardian volunteers will be needed the weekend of the craft show to help with all aspects of the event, please sign up here!  Volunteering at the craft show is a wonderful way to make new friends and to be a part of the Holy Ghost Prep family as we continue this great tradition.

Additional information can be found on the craft show webpage.  If you have any questions, please contact craftshow@holyghostprep.org.
 

Next Mothers' Guild General Meeting

Whether you are a new mom or guardian at HGP, attend Mothers’ Guild meetings regularly or haven’t been to a meeting in a while, we invite you to join us…and bring another HGP mom along with you! 

The next Mothers' Guild general meeting is Monday, October 1st @ 7 p.m.

We will begin with 7:00pm Mass in the Chapel, followed by our meeting and refreshments in the dining hall. We will have information about the upcoming craft show and other future events. Volunteers are needed to help with food donations, set up, and clean up. Sign up here if you would like to help out with the October meeting. We also invite any volunteers interested in participating in the liturgy as readers, gift bearers, or eucharistic ministers to click here.

Mothers' Guild Ambassador Program is Back

Last year, the Mothers’ Guild introduced its’ new ambassador program. We are pleased to once again offer this new and important program to the HGP community.

Ambassadors will be to mentor new mothers through their first year at HGP by answering questions, no matter how specific or general, regarding Mothers’ Guild events, functions, and volunteer opportunities. Throughout the year they will also share news of important events and/or simply check in with their families to be sure they are acclimating well.

If you wish to volunteer to be an ambassador, or would like to have an ambassador mentor you in your first year, please fill in the attached form.

For more information about the program, please contact your sophomore reps.

Save the Date:
Class of 2018 Yearbook Party

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Mark your calendar for the Class of 2018 Yearbook Party. This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, November 21st in the dining hall at Holy Ghost Prep.

Details and how to register coming soon.

Mothers' Guild Dues Donation

The Mothers' Guild would appreciate a suggested donation of $15 per son/class to assist with offsetting the costs of the various community-building events we host each year, such as the graduation reception, ring mass reception, alumni mom and senior mom celebrations, and Christmas dinner. To read more about the dues and conveniently pay online, please click here.

HGP Suit & Blazer Swap is Gearing Up

Donate Your Sons’ Gently Used, No-Longer-Fitting Items at the Next Mothers’ Guild Meeting

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Mothers’ Guild is collecting blazers, suits and ties that no longer fit but still have some life left in them. YES, Suits. Blazers. And ties. We will collect these items at our next few meetings and then when we have enough inventory built up we will schedule SWAP events open to all so you can donate what doesn’t fit, take what does! This is completely free! Just bring in your donations to the next Mother’s Guild meeting clean and on hangers and stay tuned for information about SWAP events once they are scheduled.

Contact Judy Krohn if you have any questions: judithkrohn@me.com

Catalano Studios

Thank you to Jeani Grady of Catalano Studio for your participation in our 2017 Craft Show and for your generous donation which we received at the February meeting! 

To view the full HGP photo gallery courtesy of Catalano Studio, please click here. If you see a photo you like, you may order it through the Catalano Studio website.

Catalano Studio is available for individual senior portraits or portraits for any occasion.  Catalano Studio Senior clients will be featured in 6 unique pages of the 2017-2018 yearbook, and also will appear in Ghost Stories. Call the studio at (215) 604-4000 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to view the Mother Son Dance photo gallery courtesy of Catalano Studio.

Custom Made Comfort

 

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Custom Made Comfort is now offering a collegiate line - perfect for graduation gift giving! For those whose boys are moving on, what a great way to welcome the new adventure. Save 15% with code 'HGP COLLEGE'. Click on the image above to view the college collection. In addition, pillows, blankets, and scarves with the HGP logo are always available. You can view the HGP product line by clicking here

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Mothers' Guild. Thank you to Tony and Janis McBryan for your generosity!

Annual Freshman Mothers' Tea

Mothers' Tea/Freshman and New Mom Welcome

Sunday, September 9th, the Mothers' Guild held it's annual mothers' tea. The mothers' tea is our time-honored tradition to welcome and honor all HGP moms and guardians, with a special welcome to our new and freshman moms and guardians. We began with a celebration of Mass and the induction of the 2018-2019 Mothers' Guild executive board. Following Mass, lunch and refreshments, served by our past presidents, was held in the dining hall. Thank you to everyone who worked hard to set up and clean up the event.

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