Reunion 2020 Schedule

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REGISTRATION

THURSDAY

Check-In
4-9 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Center Lobby
SJU, Br. Willie's Pub, Sexton Commons
Check in, purchase housing or extra meals and/or make your class gift. We are excited to welcome you home!

FRIDAY

Check-In
8 a.m.-9 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Center Lobby
SJU, Br. Willie's Pub, Sexton Commons
Check in, purchase housing or extra meals and/or make your class gift. We are excited to welcome you home!

Breakfast at the Good2Go
8-10 a.m.
Gorecki Center, CSB

Breakfast at the Refectory
7-10 a.m.
Refectory (Quad), SJU

Alum College
8:45-9:30 a.m.
CSB

Alum College
9-9:45 a.m.
SJU

Alum College
10:30-11:15 a.m.
SJU

Alum College
10:45-11:30 a.m.
CSB

Saint Ben's Golden Anniversary Reception & Luncheon (This event is not open to the public)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Reception 11-11:30)
CSB, Gorecki 204
The CSB class of 1970 will celebrate their golden anniversary this year with a reception from 11-11:30 a.m., luncheon at 11:30 a.m., and a program and speech from President Mary Dana Hinton. 
*Note: This event is free for CSB 1970 alumnae. All alumnae and guests who graduated in 1970 and earlier are invited to attend. 

Lunch at Gorecki
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Dining Center

Lunch at the Refectory
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
SJU, Refectory (Quad)

SJU 50th Reunion Lunch, Class Conversation and 1970 Alumni Achievement Award Presentation (This event is not open to the public)
12-2:30 p.m.
SJU, Founders Room 

CSB Golden Anniversary Class Conversations (This event is not open to the public)
1-2:30 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki
Following the Golden Anniversary Luncheon, the Saint Ben’s class of 1970 will reminisce about their time at CSB and what has happened since they graduated.

Alum College
1:15-2 p.m.
CSB

Alum College
1:30-2:15 p.m.
SJU

Alum College
3-3:45 p.m.
CSB

Alum College
3:15-4 p.m.
SJU

Memorial Service 
5 p.m.
SJU
Join us in faith as we remember and celebrate CSB/SJU classmates who are no longer with us

Reunion Launch
6-8:30 p.m.  
SJU, New Athletic Complex 
With a picnic dinner and live outdoor music, we’re bringing all the classes together for one big Reunion launch party at the new SJU Athletic Complex! Reconnect with your classmates and meet alums from other classes. Featuring the music of Transit Authority

Hymnfest
8 p.m.
SJU, Saint John's Abbey & University Church
The new organ is installed, and organist Bill Chouinard will make the most of it, along with the National Catholic Youth Choir and Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir.

Compline
10 p.m.
CSB, Lottie Hall
Join the Sisters of Saint Benedict for this evening prayer service.

SATURDAY

Breakfast at the Refectory
7-10 a.m.
SJU, Refectory (Quad)

Breakfast at Gorecki
8-10 a.m.
CSB, Gorecki Dining Center or Good2Go

Check-In
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Center Lobby
SJU, Br. Willie's Pub, Sexton Commons

Alum College
8:15-9 a.m.
CSB

Alum College
8:30-9:15 a.m.
SJU

Bennie Blast Live 
10-11 a.m.
CSB, Benedcita Arts Center (Gorecki Family Theater)
Join CSB alumnae for info, updates, laughs, surprises (and mimosas) in this fast-paced celebration of being a Bennnie. The program includes alumnae speakers, a greeting from President Mary Dana Hinton and much more!

Johnnie Pre-Brunch Social
10-11 a.m. 
CSB, Alumnae Hall
Get the day started with this special time with your SJU classmates (bloody mary bar and mimosas available).

The Big Brunch
11 a.m.-1 p.m. 
CSB, HCC Fieldhouse
This is the main event – your chance to gather your whole class together for great food, games and exclusive Reunion t-shirts. Look for your class banner in the Fieldhouse. (There will be opportunities for class photos during this event.)

Mass
11:30 a.m.
CSB, Sacred Heart Chapel

Beach Bash
2-3:30 p.m.
SJU, Lake Sagatagan Beach
Head to the beach at Lake Sagatagan for the Beach Bash, complete with a concert by Cyril Paul ’59 & the Calypso Monarchs that will surely get your feet moving.

Alum College
2-2:50 p.m.
CSB

Alum College
2-2:50 p.m.
SJU

Open AA/A1-Anon Meeting
4-5:15 p.m.
SJU, Simons 340

CSB Reunion Happy Hour 
3:30-5:30 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki

SJU Reunion Happy Hour
3:30-5:30 p.m.
SJU, Luke Hall Picnic Area (just west of the Quad, across from Saint Gregory House)

CSB All-Class Dinner and Celebration
5:30-8 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Center
Dine with your Bennie classmates and celebrate the Reunion 2020 award recipients at this special dinner. (Social with cash bar opens at 5:30.)

SJU All-Class Reunion Dinner
5:30 p.m - 7 p.m.
SJU, Guild Hall (a.k.a. The Old Gym)
Reminisce about old times during dinner with your Johnnie classmates and recognize Alumni Achievement Award recipients.

Reunion Concert
8-11 p.m.
Sal's, Saint Joseph
Featuring the music of Fred Savage and the Unbeatables.

Compline
10 p.m.
CSB, Lottie Hall
Join the Sisters of Saint Benedict for this evening prayer service.

SUNDAY

Check-Out
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
CSB, Gorecki Center Lobby
SJU, Mary Hall 025
Return your room keys and recycle your name badges after a great weekend on campus.

Breakfast at the Refectory
7-10 a.m.
SJU, Refectory (Quad)

Breakfast at Gorecki
8-10 a.m.
CSB, Gorecki Dining Center

Mass 
10:30 a.m.
CSB, Sacred Heart Chapel

Mass
10:30 a.m. 
SJU, Abbey Church

CAMPUS AMENITIES

Meals

CSB Good2Go!

  • Friday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 

CSB Gorecki Dining Center

  • Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8-10 a.m.
  • Sunday: 8-10 a.m.

SJU Refectory

  • Friday: 7-10 a.m.
  • Friday: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7-10 a.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7-10 a.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Schu - Coffee Shop

  • Thursday: 7:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Brother Willie's Pub - Cash Bar

  • Thursday: 4-9 p.m.
  • Friday: 12-9 p.m.

Activities

CSB Fitness Center

  • Friday: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m.-9 a.m.

SJU Beach Open

  • Friday: 12-7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11-6 p.m.

SJU Fitness Center

  • Friday: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CSB/SJU Bookstore

  • Friday: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Whitby Gift Shop

  • Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1-3:30 p.m.

Saint John's Liturgical Press Showroom

  • Friday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Special: 20 percent off book purchases all weekend

SJU Library and Learning Commons

  • Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m
  • Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bible Gallery

  • Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12-4 p.m.

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)

  • Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Pottery Studio

  • Friday: 1:15-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m

Mass/Prayer

CSB - Sacred Heart Chapel

Morning Prayer

  • Friday: 7 a.m.
  • Saturday: 8:15 a.m.
  • Sunday: 8:15 a.m.

Noon Prayer

  • Friday: 11:30 a.m.

Vigil Prayer

  • Saturday: 7 p.m.

Evening Prayer

  • Friday: 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 5 p.m.

Eucharistic Celebration

  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m.
  • Sunday: 10:30 a.m.

SJU Abbey Church

Morning Prayer

  • Friday: 7 a.m. 
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. 
  • Sunday: 7 a.m.

Midday Prayer

  • Friday: 12 p.m.

Evening Prayer

  • Friday: 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 5 p.m.

Vigil of Sunday

  • Saturday: 7 p.m.

Mass

  • Friday: 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. 
  • Sunday: 10:30 a.m.