The Thirteenth Annual Cathedral Heritage Gala
Saturday, November 23, 2013
This yearly, eagerly anticipated event is dedicated to preserving the integrity and soundness of the architectural icon that is The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. We hope you'll join us!
All proceeds to benefit The Cathedral Heritage Endowment Fund
of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
Join us at Telfair Museums Jepson Center for an evening of beautiful art, wonderful food, delightful company, and a very special Live Auction. Included with your ticket:
- Heavy hors d'oeuvres
- Admission to Robert Henri's Spanish Soujourns Art Exhibition
- Live Entertainment
- Black Tie Optional
- Valet Parking
Support the 2013 Cathedral Heritage Gala!
We invite you to support this year's Cathedral Heritage Gala by advertising in our program or by becoming a Sponsor or a Friend of the Cathedral. Information about all the levels of giving can be found on the 2013 CHB Ads & Sponsors Contract and on the Invitation to this year's gala. You may copy these documents and submit them with your check to the address shown at the bottom of the form. Ad copy should be included with contracts for Advertising.
The hard deadline for sending in ads and sponsorships to be recognized in the Cathedral Gala program is November 1, 2013. The deadline for invitations is November 15, 2013.
Live Auction Items
Join us on the second level of the Jepson Museum (on the Oglethorpe Street side) for a live auction beginning at 8pm. The auction will be hosted by WTOC's John Wetherbee.
Flight #1 of Auction Items at 8:00pm
St. Patrick's Day Parking Spot - A priceless private parking spot for One (1) Vehicle for 24 hours during 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade Festivities.
Private Christmas Eve Tour of Cathedral - A private tour for four persons of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist before Midnight Mass with reserved seating in the balcony. Tour begins at 10:30pm.
Aurora Glass Panel - A one of a kind decorative glass panel, 22 X 50", mounted in a frame, handcrafted using shards of stained glass obtained from damaged Cathedral windows. A masterpiece creation by local artist, Jon Erickson. Early bid for $1,000
Cocktail Cruise for Twelve (12) with Monsignor O'Neill - Enjoy a three hour cruise from the Savannah Yacht Club with twelve of your friends on the Intercoastal Waterway. Relax and savor drinks and snacks with your host Monsignor William O'Neill, courtesy of O C Welch. This is a wonderful opportunity to provide some extra special entertainment for your very best friends plus hear a few funny stories.
Flight #2 of Auction Items at 8:30pm
Priest's Golf Foursomes in the First Annual Bishop's Cup - Bid on one of two foursomes with either Father Schreck or Father Firmin at The Club at Savannah Harbor (all expenses and lunch included)! The format will be a scramble/captain’s choice.
Rector's Italian Wine Dinner - Join Father Schreck, Father Firmin, and Monsignor O’Neill for a Dinner for Eight (8) with Italian culinary creations, Wines from Italy’s Piemonte Region (Barbaresco and Barolo). Live Italian Opera Selections performed by Cathedral Music Director Mac Fogle, Kelly Balmaceda and Jillian Paschke. Early bid for $1,600
SCAD 2014 Film Festival - (Oct. 25 – Nov. 1, 2014) - An exceptional package includes Four (4) Silver passes which includes attendance at all screenings, workshops, opening and closing nights receptions AND Six (6) Tickets to the SCAD production “Into the Woods” in the Spring of 2014. Early bid for $500
Heritage Golf Tournament Cruise for Twelve (12) - Beat the traffic and enjoy a relaxing cruise to the Heritage Golf Tournament on Saturday April 19, 2014, courtesy of O C Welch. Twelve (12) Tournament tickets for the day included. Danish, snacks, lunch and drinks also provided. Boat leaves Savannah Yacht Club at 8:30- 9:00 am and returns at 6 pm.
Flight #3 of Auction Items at 9:00pm
One (1) Year Sunday Parking Spot - A Reserved, Exclusive Parking Spot for Sunday Mass for One (1) Vehicle for One (1) Year in the Cathedral lot.
Rector's French Wine Dinner - Wonderful French Wine Dinner for Eight (8) people with Father Schreck, Rector of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Father Firmin and Monsignor O'Neill. Includes a special menu with wine pairings from France's Burgundy and Bordeaux Regions and Live French Music Selections performed by Cathedral Music Director Mac Fogle, Kelly Balmaceda and Jillian Paschke.
Hollis Stacy Golf Package - Play the links at Skidaway Island with World Golf Hall of Famer, Hollis Stacy. Package for Three (3) golfers.
Pamper Your Lady Package - A beautiful lady’s silver aqua chalcedony and diamond “Noblesse” pendant by renowned jewelry designer David Yurman, courtesy of Levy Jewelers. Also a Royal Treatment Package from The Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery with Dr. Curtsinger offering a Cosmetic and Skin Care Consultation as well as a Signature Facial and Skin Medica Rejuvenize Skin Peel plus Latisse to increase the length and thickness and darkness of eyelashes.
Flight #4 of Auction Items at 9:30pm
Bishop's Hartmayer's Mystery Item - A Mystery Item provided by Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, OFM.
Bishop Emeritus Boland's Mystery Item - A Mystery Item provided by Bishop Emeritus J. Kevin Boland.
Bishop's Golf Foursomes in the First Annual Bishop's Cup - Bid on one of two foursomes with either Bishop Hartmayer or Bishop Emeritus Boland at The Club at Savannah Harbor (all expenses and lunch included)! The format will be a scramble/captain’s choice.
Bishop's Dinner - Dinner for Ten (10) with Bishop Gregory Hartmayer at his Abercorn Street residence.
Note: Auction items are subject to change. Check back for future additions!