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Advent Liturgy/Senior Parent Reception – Friday, December 21, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Senior parents’ attendance at the Advent Liturgy is a beautiful tradition to start the holiday season. A reception is held in Keenan Hall for the Senior Class of 2019 and their families immediately following the liturgy. Please help make it special by volunteering your time or donating treats to share. Click here to volunteer.

Save the Date: Father/Son Communion Breakfast – Sunday, January 27, 9 a.m.

Calling all fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and male role models! Join your McQ student for our annual Father/Son Mass and Brunch scheduled for Sunday, January 27 in the McQuaid Jesuit Chapel. Following Mass, enjoy a delicious brunch while tuning in for words of wisdom from guest speaker John Murphy, the voice of the Buffalo Bills.  Click here to register!

Save the Date: National Honor Society Reception – Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The National Honor Society recognition ceremony is a celebration of the hard work and dedication of the new McQuaid NHS inductees. A reception following the ceremony is held outside the chapel. Volunteers are needed to provide finger desserts and drinks and to help during the event. Please click here to volunteer.


Friday, March 8:      Middle School Parent Mixer (Concurrent with 7th & 8th Grade Activity Night)

Saturday, March 9:  Mother-Son Dance (“Mom Prom”)

Saturday, April 6:    Ignatian Yoga




Throughout the year, the McQuaid Parents’ Association provides baked goods for PA-sponsored events.  If you enjoy baking and would like to make treats for PA events, click here to be added to the baking team.

Mothers for Others

Santa MFOs – Crestwood Children’s Center – Tuesday, December 11, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Special Santa moms are needed to donate and sort gifts for boys and girls in need at the Crestwood Children’s Center Campus in Scottsville.  The center supports children and their families with an array of services. There is a limit of ten volunteers. For more details and to sign up click here.

Mercy & McQuaid (M&M) Service

Salvation Army Bell Ringers – Saturday, December 8

Join in the sounds of the season by volunteering for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. Various shifts are available for students and adults at numerous locations at Eastview Mall. Click here for more information and to sign up.

House of Mercy Warehouse Work – Sunday, January 13, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Freshmen and Sophomores from McQuaid and Mercy are needed to help with various tasks at the House of Mercy Warehouse. Two adult chaperones from each school are also needed. Mass will be held as part of the event. Click here for more information and to sign up.


Come meet with Fr. Reiser on Wednesday, December 12 at 7:30 a.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room to speak about upcoming opportunities for your involvement at McQuaid!  Be part of new initiatives that focus on father/son activities, while strengthening a call to service and spirituality.