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Reunion 2021 @ Saint John's Preparatory School
Oct 1 – Oct 3 all-day

Reunion Weekend
October 1-3, 2021

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We will celebrate Reunion 2021 in October. Please save the date for October 1-3, 2021 for reunion weekend! It is our plan to welcome back all those who would’ve celebrated reunions in 2020 as well as those who will celebrate reunions in 2021. We have spaces on campus reserved for events and we are working with members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971 to plan meals and activities.
Is your class working on a reunion? Whether you celebrate in Collegeville, Minneapolis or anywhere else, we are happy to help you connect. Contact Director of Communications and Events, Jill Pauly for help organizing your class gathering.

We’re excited to welcome back our alumni and families for this weekend of friendship and fun! We’ll share details about specific events scheduled for October 1-3 as soon as they are available. In the meantime, below is a list of reunion events. Is there an activity you and your classmates would like to experience? Contact Director of Communications and Events, Jill Pauly.

A limited number of rooms are available at the Saint John’s Abbey Guest House. Call for availability 320-363-2573. A room block has been set aside at the new Marriott Residence Inn in Waite Park. Check online for availability.

Besides the events below, you are welcome to take a walk to the Stella Marais Chapel, visit the Saint John’s Pottery Studio, catch some sunshine on the beach or simply relax with old friends at Prep.

Tentative Reunion Events

Friday, October 1, 2021

Saint John’s Abbey Garden Walk and Cemetery Tour
Meet in the Saint John’s Great Hall

Happy Hour and Casual Dinner
Weber Center & Lawn

Student Homecoming Talent Show
Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

Saturday, October 2, 2021 

Saint John’s Abbey Church Art and Architecture Tour with Br. David Paul Lange, OSB
Meet on the steps of the Abbey Church

Coffee and Community with Head of School Jon McGee
Meet in the Weber Center

Saint John’s Prep History Lesson
Saint John’s Prep Library & Learning Commons

BBQ Lunch
Weber Center & Lawn

Saint Michael Hall Open House
Saint Michael Hall Community Space

Saint John’s Prep Community Mass
Saint John’s Abbey Church

Alumni Happy Hour
SJU Great Hall

50th Reunion Dinner Celebrations for the Classes of 1970 and 1971
SJU Quad Rooms 170 and 264

Sunday October 3, 2021
Brunch in the Refectory
SJU Quad Building


Virtual Events

A pandemic can’t stop our Preps from getting together! Can we help your class connect? Let us know by reaching out to Director of Communications and Events, Jill Pauly for help organizing your virtual reunion!

All students, faculty, staff and visitors who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a cloth or disposable mask that covers both the nose and mouth when they are on the Saint John’s campus.


Personalized Visit

We offer daily personalized visits every weekday by appointment, so it is easy to fit into your schedule. Each visit is tailored to your interests, and we do our best to accommodate every request.

To schedule your personalized visit, please email, call 320-363-3315.

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