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Alumni Mothers' Club Calendar 2016-17

Alumni Mothers' Club

August

Saturday, August 27
Diaconate Ordination of Brother Andrew Senay and Brother Edward Mazuski
by Bishop Edward M. Rice

9:00 a.m.
Abbey Church

September

Friday, September 2
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Tuesday, September 13
Fall Coffee
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Switzer House

Tuesday, September 20
Xanadu: Chic Boutique Gift Gathering Party
7:00 p.m.
Home of Sheila Michalski

Saturday, September 24
Ordination to the Priesthood of Brother Maximilian Toczylowski ‘00
by Archbishop Robert J. Carlson
9:00 a.m. Abbey Church 

Sunday, September 25
Mass of Thanksgiving by Father Maximilian Toczylowski ‘00
9:00 a.m.
Abbey Church

October

Thursday, October 6
Alumni Mothers’ Club Fall Dinner
5:45 p.m. Mass at Abbey Church
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Check In at Boys’ Dining Hall
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program

Friday, October 7
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Saturday, October 8
Homecoming
11:30 a.m. Picnic at the Priory Gym
1:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game at Busch Field

November

Friday, November 4
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Wednesday, November 23
Thanksgiving for the Monks
Food Drop Off at Monastery Kitchen

Monday, November 28
Decorating the Switzer House for Christmas
9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Switzer House

Wednesday, November 30
Mothers’ Club Christmas Boutique
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Gym

December

Friday, December 2
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Tuesday, December 6
Saint Nicholas Christmas Cookie and Gift Exchange
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Switzer House

Sunday, December 18
Monks’ Christmas Open House
5:00 p.m. Mass at Abbey Church
6:00 p.m. Reception at Monastery

January

Friday, January 6
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Tuesday, January 17
Winter Coffee: “When Your Son Leaves His Faith”
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Switzer House

February

Thursday, February 2
Xanadu Set Up for Chic Boutique
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Corley Gym

Friday, February 3
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Friday, February 3
Xanadu: Set Up for Chic Boutique

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Corley Gym

Friday, February 3
Xanadu Preview Party:

4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Corley Gym

Saturday, February 4
XANADU
6:00 p.m.
Priory Gymnasium

Tuesday, February 28
Fat Tuesday Party
4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Switzer House

March

Wednesday, March 1
Ash Wednesday Morning of Recollection
9:30 a.m. – Noon
Saint Anselm’s Parish Centre

Thursday, March 9
AMC Lenten Series
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saint Anselm’s Parish House

Thursday, March 23
AMC Lenten Series
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saint Anselm’s Parish House

Thursday, March 30
AMC Lenten Series
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saint Anselm’s Parish House          

April

Thursday, April 6
AMC Lenten Series
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saint Anselm’s Parish House

Friday, April 7
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Wednesday, April 26
Mothers’ Club Spring Luncheon
11:30 a.m.
Bellerive Country Club

May

Wednesday, May 3
Painting Party
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Priory Art Studio (Junior School Lower Level)

Friday, May 5
First Friday Rosary Devotion
After 8:15 a.m. All School Mass
Abbey Church

Thursday, May 11
Spring Coffee
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Switzer House

June

Friday, June 2
Margarita Party
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Switzer House

“Listen carefully, my son, to the master’s instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart.”

Prologue, 1

“This is advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice.”

Prologue, 1

“First of all, every time you begin a good work, you must pray to him most earnestly to bring it to perfection.”

Prologue, 4

“If you desire true and eternal life, keep your tongue free from vicious talk and your lips from all deceit; turn away from evil and do good; let peace be your quest and aim. (Ps 33[34]:13)”

Prologue, 17

“Clothed then with faith and the performance of good works, let us set out on this way, with the Gospel for our guide, that we may deserve to see him who has called us to his kingdom (1 Thess 2:12).”

Prologue, 21

“If we wish to dwell in the tent of this kingdom, we will never arrive unless we run there by doing good deeds.”

Prologue, 22

“What is not possible to us by nature, let us ask the Lord to supply by the help of his grace.”

Prologue, 41

“Therefore, we intend to establish a school for the Lord’s service.”

Prologue, 45

“The good of all concerned, however, may prompt us to a little strictness in order to amend faults and to safeguard love.”

Prologue, 47

“The reason why we have said all should be called for counsel is that the Lord often reveals what is better to the younger.”

Chapter 3, 3

“Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way; the love of Christ must come before all else.”

Chapter 4, 20-21

“Never give a hollow greeting of peace or turn away when someone needs your love.” –Chapter 4, 25-26

“Bind yourself to no oath lest it prove false, but speak the truth with heart and tongue.”

Chapter 4, 27-28

“Place your hope in God alone.”

Chapter 4, 41

“Respect the elders and love the young.”

Chapter 4, 70-71

“Pray for your enemies out of love for Christ. “

Chapter 4, 72

“If you have a dispute with someone, make peace with him before the sun goes down.”

Chapter 4, 73

“The first step of humility is unhesitating obedience, which comes naturally to those who cherish Christ above all.”

Chapter 5, 1-2

“Speaking and teaching are the master’s task; the disciple is to be silent and listen.”

Chapter 6, 6

“The first step of humility, then, is that a man keeps the fear of God always before his eyes (PS 35[36]:2) and never forgets it.”

Chapter 7, 10

“Let us consider, then, how we ought to behave in the presence of God and his angels, and let us stand to sing the psalms in such a way that our minds are in harmony with our voices.”

Chapter 19, 6-7

“On arising for the Work of God, they will quietly encourage each other, for the sleepy like to make excuses.”

Chapter 22, 8

“Every age and level of understanding should receive appropriate treatment.”

Chapter 30, 1

“Above all, let him be humble. If goods are not available to meet a request, he will offer a kind word in reply, for it is written: A kind word is better than the best gift (Sir 18:17).”

Chapter 31, 13-14

“Let all the rest serve one another in love.”

Chapter 35, 6

“Indeed, nothing is to be preferred to the Work of God.”

Chapter 43, 3

“Idleness is the enemy of the soul. Therefore, the brothers should have specified periods for manual labor as well as for prayerful reading.”

Chapter 48, 1

“The life of a monk ought to be a continuous Lent.”

Chapter 49, 1

“All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matt 25:35).”

Chapter 53, 1

“Proper honor must be shown to all, especially to those who share our faith (Gal 6:10) and to pilgrims.”

Chapter 53, 2

“(B)ecause wherever we may be, we are in the service of the same Lord and doing battle for the same King.”

Chapter 61, 10

They should each try to be the first to show respect to the other (Rom 12:10).”

Chapter 63, 17

“We wish this rule to be read often in the community, so that none of the brothers can offer the excuse of ignorance.”

Chapter 66, 8

“Trusting in God’s help, he must in love obey.”

Chapter 68, 5

Never to do another what you do not want done to yourself (Tob 4:16).”

Chapter 70, 7

“No one is to pursue what he judges better for himself, but instead, what he judges better for someone else.”

Chapter 72, 7

“Let them prefer nothing whatever to Christ, and may he bring us all together to everlasting life.”

Chapter 72, 11-12

“What page, what passage of the inspired books of the Old and New Testaments is not the truest of guides for human life?”

Chapter 73, 3

“What book of the holy catholic Fathers does not resoundingly summon us along the true way to reach the Creator?”

Chapter 73, 4

 

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