Auctions and Opportunity Drawing

These are a few of the fabulous items donated for the live auction, silent auction and opportunity drawing.  Check back often as new items and services are being added frequently!

Live Auction


Imagine driving along Highway 1 on a perfect, sunny Southern California day in a Ferrari California T, the heart of Ferrari’s latest piece of artistry!  Capable of razor sharp responsiveness, blistering performance with an exhilarating soundtrack, backed by turbo technology, it is in every respect a classic Ferrari engine.  The lucky bidder will pick up the T on Friday afternoon and drop it back off on Sunday by 4 pm.  And why not complete this extraordinary weekend experience with a lush stay at one of the world’s finest hotels; the SLS Beverly Hills Hotel?  Each Philippe Starck-designed guest room has an ultra-modern yet classically-elegant feel which is fitting for a weekend in the seat of luxury!

VALUE: Priceless
DONOR: Ferrari of Newport Beach



This exquisite timepiece was made by one of the world’s best watchmakers known for its natural blend of Italian design, Swiss technology, and a passion for the sea.  The wristwatch has a stainless-steel 44mm case, black dial, automatic movement, Arabic numerals at 12 and 6 o’clock, and a date and seconds sub dial.  It is fitted on a black alligator strap with a stainless steel ardillon buckle, signed Panerai, and also comes with a brown alligator and black rubber strap. Edition # M194/500.

VALUE: 7360                                                                                                DONOR: CJ Charles Jewelers, La Jolla



Two (2) very lucky parent/son pairs will join hitting coach, Xavier Nady, for a special day with the minor league baseball team; the Lake Elsinore Storm!  The winning boys will join Xavier for batting practice, then they'll watch the game of their choice with their dads.  This is an amazing opportunity to see what it’s like for baseball players on the way to “The Show”!

VALUE: PRICELESS                                                  
DONOR: Xavier Nady



Calling all Coldplay fans!  Come experience Grammy Award-Winning artists, COLDPLAY, up close and personal at their A Head Full of Dreams Tour.  This exciting evening includes a pair of field level premier seats (Field Level, Row 20, Seats 17 & 18) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, a $300 hotel credit towards the hotel of your choice and a $500 airline voucher to be used with the airline of your choice.

Don't miss the chance to check out this brand-new stadium while enjoying an amazing concert given by one of music’s most critically-acclaimed performers!

VALUE: $2,000                                                                                              DONORS: Omead and Elizabeth Ostadan



Savor the opportunity to taste FIVE bottles of some of Napa Valley’s best and rarest wines during an exquisite appetizer and wine tasting event at the Ostadan residence.  Your party of 6 will learn the story of each wine from Dustin Cano, Sommelier of the Meritage Wine Market in Encinitas.  Mr. Cano will present the following wines from the Premier Napa Valley annual auction*:

•   2009 Nickel & Nickel Hayne Vineyard

•   2012 Adamvs Cabernet Sauvignon Adamvs PNV

•   2010 Arietta Cabernet Sauvignon Against the Grain

 •   2010 Barbour Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Premiere Napa Valley Lot 68 Man Cave Blend III

•   NV ZD Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Abacus Premiere Napa Valley Lot 47 Petit Abacus

Don’t miss this rare chance to experience and learn about some of the finest wines California has to offer!

*Premier Napa Valley is an annual grand tasting and futures auction, held at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, which helps to fund the Napa Valley Vintners Association’s work to promote, protect and enhance the Napa Valley appellation.  The wines sold at Premiere Napa Valley are unique, crafted in micro-lots as few as 60 and never more than 240 bottles.  Each bottle is hand-labeled, individually numbered, signed by the winemaker, and sold exclusively to members of the trade who rarely offer the wines on the open market.

Date to be coordinated with the hosts and guests.

VALUE: $4,000                                                                                               DONORS: Omead and Elizabeth Ostadan



This male Cavachon puppy will steal your heart the moment you lay eyes on him!  He was born on February 1st…just ten weeks before the Gala!  His mom is a 12.5 lb. Bichon Frise and his dad is an 18 lb. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel…. both parents are AKC-registered.  When fully-grown, he will be similar in size to his parents.  This puppy has a wonderful happy personality and will definitely become the darling of your family!  The puppy has a non-shed, hypoallergenic coat, is current with immunizations, and has been neutered.

Retail Value: Priceless
Donor: Anonymous



Enjoy a beautiful day on the water for you and seven guests!  Depart from the San Diego Yacht Club and sail away for a luxurious two-hour cruise traveling our beautiful San Diego Bay on the 71 foot “Shanghai MAC” Motor Yacht.  Delicious cocktails and hors’ d’oeuvres will be provided for you and your lucky guests.  Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the beautiful view of America’s Finest City!

Retail Value:  $2,000
Donor:  Chris & Susanne McComic



Enjoy a fabulous one-week stay in this exclusive, private residence in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.  This villa boasts 6 bedrooms and 6-baths.  The property sleeps 12, and is a perfect getaway for a large family or group of friends.  Villa del Toro Rojo is located just 1.5 miles from downtown Cabo in the gated community of Pedregal.  The many amenities include your own private pool, spa, daily housekeeping service, wireless internet, satellite television, and much more.  Enjoy lazy days sipping margaritas by the pool or venture out to visit Cabo’s famous beaches, world-class restaurants and exciting nightlife.  Services such as transportation, private chef, and fishing charters, are available for an additional cost.  Make Cabo your next exciting destination!

Retail Value: $6,930
Donors: Brian & Allison Shaw



Teton Shadows is a fabulous development just five miles north of the town of Jackson, where Teton Mountain and Gros Ventre views abound.  It is a superb location for any number of Wyoming activities, including skiing, fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting, and exceptional dining options.  The entrance to the Grand Teton National Park is only five miles from your front door and you can complete your vacation with a 45 minute trip to Yellowstone National Park.  Your accommodations for the week are in a fabulous two-level, two bedroom and two bath condo which accommodates six people.  The condo comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, single garage, and cable and high speed wireless internet access throughout.  Restrictions: Subject to availability, no blackout dates.

Retail Value: $2,400
Donors: Greg & Ann Wisniew



Enjoy the ultimate San Diego Padre baseball experience for 4!  Your package includes a one-inning tour of the Padres broadcast booth with beloved Padres color analyst Mark Grant.  The lucky winner receives four tickets to any 2016 home game (excluding Opening Day, Yankees games, and Red Sox games).  This game will definitely be one for the memory book!

Retail Value: Priceless
Donor: Mark Grant


Onyx and Topaz Necklace

This elegant onyx necklace brings sophistication and style to your neckline.  The glistening black onyx is set with delicate white topaz and 14k white gold will lend a hint of exotic sparkle to your wardrobe.  This is certainly a staple to have with any black dress!

Retail Value: $2,200
Donor: Swiss Watch Gallery

Silent Auction

101. STGGCS - Most Spirited Woman

Show your school spirit by wearing these STGGCS spirit wear items. This basket includes a short sleeve polo (size large), zip up sweatshirt (size small), visor, stadium seat, car magnet, and coffee mug. **Clothing sizes may be exchanged in the school office.**

102. Your Beauty - in HD

Experience the ultimate in luxury skin care services from HDBEAUTY's Master Esthetician, Melanie Trehan. With this $150 gift certificate the winner will receive a skin analysis and an HDBEAUTY Signature Facial to achieve beautiful skin with long-term results!

103. Arts & Crafts Mania

Bring this basket home to the little crafter in your life. Included in the auction item is a Stitch & Wear needlepoint jewelry kit, a Color Cord bracelet kit, a Pop Art necklace kit, a Tape-a-Doodle, a Quick Draw Kid art book, a 100 piece art kit and a Make Your Own 35mm Camera kit. If your daughter loves arts & crafts she'll love this basket.  And the best part? It'll keep her busy for hours!

104. Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

You and three (3) friends will enjoy a fabulous day on the bay with this stand up paddle board rental for four (4) people. Whether you are looking for a great work out or want to try something new, you will definitely love this water activity in America's finest city!

105. Just Call Stanley Steemer

Have a special party coming up? Have a new puppy that's peeing all over your carpet? Have stains on your travertine? Or just in the mood to spring clean your home? Use this $120 service certificate to Stanley Steemer to revive that rug, wood floor or kitchen'll love your floor again!

106. Jump! Jump!

The winner of this auction will receive four (4) one-hour Jump Passes to Get Air in Poway. Take four kids for one hour, two kids for two hours, or one kid for four hours! This is a great weekend activity.

107. Hike San Diego

Bid on this auction item for the hiker in your life! This hiking book of San Diego will certainly inspire them to reach new heights, and this $125 gift card to REI will make sure they have all the equipment they need to do so. But, be careful...they may want to drag YOU to Potato Chip Rock!

108. Whispering Winds Logowear

This auction item has everything your Whispering Winds camper will need to show their spirit at camp this summer. They'll be outfitted with a sweatshirt, drink tumblers, flashlights, and backpack to put all their necessities in.

109. Nick Hardwick Autographed Football

Nicholas Adam Hardwick is a retired American football center who played for the San Diego Chargers. He was drafted by the Chargers in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft, and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2006. Expand your Charger memorabilia collection and win this autographed football from our very own ex-Charger #61!

110. Military Pride

San Diego is a Naval town! Learn about it's rich Naval history, and enjoy a full day of learning, appreciating and touring the USS Midway and the Maritime Museum of San Diego with a family four (4) pack of admission tickets to each.

111. Got BBQ?

Kaminski's BBQ opened it's doors in 2009 right in the heart of Poway. The restaurant offers an authentic BBQ house with Southern Hospitality. They smoke their meat in hickory wood - it's delicious and messy, the way BBQ should be! Enjoy dinner out with the family with this $100 gift card!

112. Clubbing in the Ranch

The Scripps Ranch Swim and Racquet Club has been a community tradition since 1973. They offer something special for every family member from raquet sports to aquatic programs, physical fitness centers to enriching children's programs, summer camps and special family events. The winner of this auction will receive a $100 gift certificate to enjoy any of their wonderful activities.

113. Happy Hour at the Belly Up Tavern

Get your dancing shoes on and grab 9 of your favorite friends and enjoy Happy Hour at the Belly Up! It may be known as San Diego's best live music venue, but it's also a unique, first-class atmosphere with a true Southern California feel. Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends in genres ranging from alternative rock, indie rock, rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin and more!

114. Whale Watching Adventure

San Diego has become a global destination for visitors to observe one of the longest migrations on this planet, the Pacific Gray Whale. Each year, thousands of whales pass right offshore as they head south to the calving lagoons of Baja Mexico. H&M Landing has long been at the forefront providing offshore adventures observing wildlife in a natural setting. Enjoy two (2) passes for a three (3) hour whale watching adventure at H&M Landing, which has been operating the best run whale watching cruises for more than 50 years.

115. Burgers & Brew

Who doesn't love meat and beer?! Satisfy your craving with this $40 gift certificate to the Burger Lounge, then head over to Ballast Point with this $100 gift certificate to wash it down. Sounds like it'll be a great guys night out!

116. It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas

There's only 37 weeks until Christmas! Be prepared with two (2) $50 gift cards for Pinery Christmas Trees, and cross that off your list of things to do! The pinery offers two ways to shop for a fresh cut tree in San Diego. Choose to bring the family to one of their locations or simply order it on-line and have it delivered! So whether you are too busy to pick up your tree, or you want to start a new family tradition, Pinery Christmas Trees is there for you!

117. Tony Hawk Autographed Photo

Own an autographed photo of Tony Hawk, arguably the single most influential skateboarder of all time. Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk, nicknamed "The Birdman", is an American former professional skateboarder and actor well known for completing the first documented 900 and for his licensed video game titles, published by

118. One Hour Massage at Fitness Quest 10

Feeling those aches and pains, or just need to relax? Luckily, you won't have to go too far.... Enjoy this gift certificate for one hour massage at Fitness Quest 10. Their expert massage therapists will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

119. STGG Origami Owl Living Locket Necklace

Buy this Origami Owl Living Locket for that favorite STGG parishioner in your life. She will love this extra large gold locket with chunky 20" chain. The locket includes a silver "Blessed" plate, and crystal letter charms reading "STGG". A gold and crystal cross dangle finishes off this statement piece. This is a great gift for a new parishioner, someone celebrating their confirmation, or just because.

120. Blades of Glory

The winner of this auction will receive 10 skate passes good for public skating at the San Diego Ice Arena. Do you know someone that loves to ice skate, and would love to go every week? Or perhaps you have a child in need of a play date with nine of his/her closest friends over the blazing hot summer? With 10 make the call!

121. Tour Balboa Park

Spend the day in Balboa Park with your rugrats this summer with passes to some of your favorite museums. Enjoy a family of four pass to watch the adorable puppet show at the Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, then stroll over to the Museum of Man with two VIP passes, and finish the day with four passes to the Natural History Museum. What a great day of culture for you and your guests. Who says you can't be a tourist in your own town?

122. Ki's by the Beach

Why should our students be the only ones to enjoy a healthy meal? Kai's School Lunches is popular for their locally farmed, organic delicious food. But, did you know they have a restaurant in Cardiff that is also popular for their casual dining atmosphere and wholesome, home-style meals? Kai's Restaurant is a 2-story house with an amazing ocean view. The lucky winner of this auction and three guests will dine for dinner. So whether it's you and your family, or you and some friends, you'll enjoy a great meal at a great location. Be sure to go at won't be disappointed!

123. St. Augustine HS Spirit Basket

Did your 8th grader just get accepted into St. Augustine's?! Congratulate him with this basket FULL of Saints spirit items to include: adult large hooded sweatshirt, adult large t-shirt, adult large long sleeve t-shirt, baseball cap, coffee tumbler, two koozies, license plate holder, pennant, lanyard, Halo Joe plush toy, and car decal. Or better this basket for YOU...because even you will need something to wear to all those football games!

124. You Belong in the Zoo!

Don't miss your chance to monkey around with your BFF! The winner of this auction will enjoy two (2) tickets for either the San Diego Zoo or the Safari Park. But please, don't feed the animals!

125. More Family Jewels

The winner of this auction will receive two (2) gift certificates for $50 each to Collin's Family Jewelers. Use this to buy our exclusive STGG cross for your loved one for that special occasion like First Communion or Confirmation, or any of their fine jewelry pieces. Parishioner, Cynthia Collins, and her family will make sure you are well taken care of!

126. Stella & Dot Necklace, Bracelet & Catered Trunk Show

The winner of this auction will receive this gorgeous Stella & Dot sterling silver interlock cross necklace and bracelet set. In addition, the lucky winner will be entitled to a catered trunk show for up to ten of her closest friends with a FREE shopping spree. If you love Stella & Dot, you'll love this package.

127. La Jolla Playhouse

The Playhouse is a not-for-profit, professional theatre in residence situated on the campus of the UCSD. It has become the place to see "what’s next" on the American theatre landscape. Some of their recent hits include Disney's "Hunchback of Notre Dame "and George Takei's "Allegiance". The lucky winner of this auction will receive a voucher for two (2) tickets to any one performance in the 2016/2017 season. This could be your chance to see a hit show before it goes to Broadway!

128. Thirty-One Gifts Basket

Organize your life with this basket full of fun items from Thirty-One Gifts.

129. Dine & Play in the Ranch

Grab your calendar and pencil in TWO perfect date nights out in Scripps Ranch with your significant other or best friend! This package includes two tickets for the last two plays at Scripps Ranch Theater for the 2015/2016 season ("Skin Deep" and "Murder at the Howard Johnson's") and $40 in gift certificates to On the Border.


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Opportunity Drawing

 - Two Night Stay at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Value: $800

- Two Nights Stay at the Grand Wailea & Dinner for Two, Value: $1,825

- 14 KW .18 CT Cluster Diamond Ring, Value: $1,000

- Four Clubhouse Season Passes to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Value: $2,100

Golden Ticket Drawing

 •  Win $5,000 in cash or use for Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School tuition

online Bidding Opportunities

Bid on teacher experiences, class art and St. Gregory the Great Catholic School VIP parking spaces.  The auction will end April 8, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.  You will need to create an account in order to bid.

Good luck!
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500. Teeing Up with Ms. Newman (Kindergarten)

501. A Day of Fashion with Mrs. Dyroff (1st Grade)

502. Teeing Up with Mrs. Miller (2nd Grade)

503. Horsing Around with Mrs. Collins (3rd Grade)

504. A Day of Fashion with Ms. Griffin (4th Grade)

505. Spread the Good News with Ms. Girard (5th Grade)

506. Flying High with Mr. Buckley (6th Grade)

507. Touring Around with Ms. Howard (7th Grade)

508. Touring Around with Mrs. Czerniak (8th Grade)

509. Horsing Around with Mrs. Howe (Science)

St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church

510. Flying High with Mr. Swan (P.E.)

511. Spread the Good News with with Mrs. Cavallo (Music)

512. P.E. Teacher for a Day

513. Principal for the Day

514. VIP Parking Space

515. VIP Parking Space

600. Kindergarten Art

601. 1st Grade Art

602. 2nd Grade Art - Daisy Love

603. 3rd Grade Art

604. 4th Grade Art

605. 5th Grade Art

606. 6th Grade Art

607. 7th Grade Art

608. 8th Grade Art