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Save the Date!!
All School Reunion
June 15-17, 2018

Please call to register 320-363-3332

Reunion weekend is in the works! We're celebrating with alumni/ae June 15-17, 2018
We're putting together the details of another great Prep weekend. Let us know if you'd like to be involved in reunion planning by emailing Dave Thorman '65. We are excited for you and your classmates to join us for a great weekend of friendship, memories and fun.

Everyone is welcome to attend the All-School Reunion! There are special events for alumni/ae of all ages and classes. We are especially excited to welcome alumni/ae who are celebrating their milestone reunions!                                               

We're currently making plans for the 2018 reunion. Have ideas? Contact Jill Pauly to share your thoughts. 

For an idea about what the weekend will look like, explore the 2017 agenda:

  Reunion Schedule of Events 2017

  • Friday, June 16, 2017
  • 2:00-5:00 p.m.       Reunion welcome, check-in and refreshments
                                     SJP Lobby
  • 2:00 p.m.               Saint John's Abbey Monastic Gardens and Cemetery Tour
                                     Meet Br. Paul-Vincent Niebauer, OSB in the Guest House Lobby
  • 4:00 p.m.               Class of 1967 Mass - Saint John's Abbey Church Lower Chapel
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.        50th Reunion Social Hour - Class of 1967, Twin Tower members and guests
                                      Quad 264
  • 6:30-10:00 p.m.       50th Reunion Dinner and Presentation
                                       Class of 1967, Twin Tower members and guests
                                       Quad 264
  • 6:00-10:00 p.m.       Class of 1982 gathering at the Steel Toe Brew House in St Louis Park, MN
                                     Dan Young '82
  • 6:00 p.m.                Class of 1987 and '80's friends gathering at the home of Kurt '87 and Gina                                                Salzl in Cold Spring, MN. Contact Kurt Salzl '87 for details.

Planning a Friday gathering with your class? Let us know and we’ll help spread the word!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

  • 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. All Class Reunion Welcome, Registration Check-in SJP lobby
  • 8:30 a.m.                 Guided hike through Saint John’s Abbey Arboretum  SJP Lobby
                                      Guided by Patrick Dwyer
                                      Please wear sturdy walking shoes. Bring sunblock and bug spray.
  • 9:00 a.m.               Campus Fun Run lead by Kurt '87 and Nate '18 Salzl
  • 10:30-11:30 p.m.    Saint John's Prep History Lesson with CSB/SJU Archivist Peggy Roske
                                 SJP Library
  • 11:30-1:00 p.m.      BBQ Picnic Lunch on the lawn  Food served until 1:00 p.m in Weber Center
                                This is a family-friendly event. Bring the kids! 
  • 12:30 p.m.                Class Photos on the school lawn
  • 12:45 p.m.                Kids crafts on the lawn, Alumni/ae trivia in the tent, school tours
  •   1:15 p.m.                Author Victoria Young discusses the architecture of Marcel Breuer
                                    and Saint John's Abbey Church           Abbey Chapter House
    Author Victoria Young is a professor at the University of St. Thomas. She is considered an expert in the architecture of Marcel Breuer and the Saint John's Abbey Church. 
    Her book will be available at reunion, or order it here.
  • 4:00 p.m.                   Mass at Prep with Headmaster Fr. Jonathan Licari, OSB
                                        SJP Band Room 424
  • 5:15 p.m.                   A champagne toast to celebrate Prep!
                                        Weber Center (Adults Only Please)
  • 5:00-8:00 p.m.          Party! All-School Reunion
                                         Weber Center (Adults Only Please)

Sunday, June 19, 2017

  • 10:30 a.m.                Mass in the Abbey Church

        Brunch available in the Refectory following Mass.

Where to Stay

A limited amount of oncampus guest rooms and St. Cloud hotel will be available. We'll share details in early 2018.

Printable Guide for Local Hotels 


Check out photos from the event in this gallery.



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