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1972 Reunion

Reunion Schedule of Events

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All events listed below are open to the Class of 1972 and their guests.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

7 pm: Pre-Reunion Gathering at Doubletree by Hilton, Danvers, MA 
This is a casual gathering for the Class of 1972 and their guests as they begin their reunion weekend.     

  • Registration required 
  • Dress code: Casual
Friday, May 20, 2022

11 am: 1972 Golf Outing at Beverly Golf and Tennis, 134 McKay Street, Beverly, MA

  • $74 per person, registration required
  • Golfers are asked to arrive by 10 am.
  • Tee times will begin at 10:45 am; subsequent foursomes will tee off every eight minutes until 12:06 pm.  
  • Cost includes carts, greens fees and $10 pro shop credit. 
  • Dress code: Golf course attire

10:30 am: Fenway Park Tour at Fenway Park
The 90-minute tour will be led by Bob Brown '72. 

  • Registration required
  • Meet at the Team Store across from Gate D at the Fenway Tours Kiosk.
  • Lunch to follow at the Yard House Restaurant, 126 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA
  • Dress code: Casual

6:30 pm: Baccalaureate Mass in the Mahoney Wellness Center
We ask all members of the Class of 1972 to join us for our Baccalaureate Mass; Our celebrant will be Fr. Joe O'Keefe '72.

  • Registration required
  • Dress code: Coat and tie 

7:30 pm: Class of 1972 Reunion Dinner in Kennealy Commons, Br. Keefe Academic Center
After Baccalaureate Mass, you are invited to join fellow classmates for your 50th reunion dinner. The celebration will begin with open bar and hors d'oeuvres before dinner, and finish with sweet treats and coffee.

  • Choice of entree must be selected at registration: tenderloin entree ($93); seafood entree ($90) and vegetarian entree ($85)    
  • Dress code: Business casual
Saturday, May 21, 2022

8:30 am: Golden Eagle Breakfast in the Milano Dining Hall, St. John's Prep campus 
Breakfast to welcome our new Gold Eagles on Commencement morning. All Gold Eagles and their guest are welcome.

  • Registration required
  • Class of 1972 Diploma Ceremony will be held.
  • Dress code: White or blue shirt, tan pants and navy blazer, Gold Eagle tie and straw hat.

10:30 am: Class of 1972 Procession to Commencement 

  • Registration required
  • Dress code: Coat and tie; Gold Eagle 50th Reunion straw hat
  • Gold Eagles from the Class of 1972 are invited to process to the commencement tent with their class. Procession will begin in front of Memorial Dining Hall and end at the Commencement Tent located on Ryken Field.

11 am to 1 pm: Commencement 

  • Registration required
  • Dress code: Coat and tie; Gold Eagle 50th Reunion straw hat

3 pm to 5 pm: Campus Tours begins at Administration Building
Haven't been to campus in a while? Allow our Spire Society students take you on a tour of campus before the reunion party. The bookstore will be open during touring hours.

  • Dress code: casual

6 pm to 7 pm: Early Access for 50th & 25th Reunion Classes at the Reunion Tent/Ryken Field
7 pm to 10 pm: Reunion Tent Party

  • $50 per person, registration required
  • Cocktail reception to celebrate the 50th and 25th reunion years
  • Dress Code: casual
  • Celebration of all reunion years ending in 0, 1, 2, 5, 6 & 7! The evening will include cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres with a welcome from Headmaster Ed Hardiman and live performance by Swingtown!  

Can't make it to Reunion? Help us celebrate by making your class gift!

Class Gift

Class of 1972 Reunion Committee:

Peter Beekman, Bernie Caniff, Brian Harrigan

Members of the Class of 1972 Attending Reunion Events:

Dan Ahearn, Peter Attridge, Girin Barretto, John Beard, Peter Beekman, Bob Brown, Joseph Callahan, Bernie Caniff, Neil Crowley, James Danforth, James DeCotis, Dominic deLacy, Mike Doane, Jack Dolan, Karl Feitelberg, Len Femino, Kent Foster, Maureen Friel, David Friel, Matt Fronzak, William Guinee, Mark Harney, Brian Harrigan, Mike Harrison, Brian Hennessey, John Jolie, Wally Lang, Paul Lavoie, Allan MacLellan, John Mahoney, Bill Marnik, Victor Mastone, Mike Morin, Thomas Mroz, Peter Murphy, Maureen Neary, John Nohelty, James O'Doherty, Joseph O'Keefe, David Parker, Walt Pechulis Jr., Rick Plourde, Bruce Reppucci, Mark Ryan, Paul Sahovey, Ara Sakayan, Rich Savage, Ted Shanahan, John Stewart, Denis Sullivan, Mike Suslak, Jim Toohey, Gary Wall

Registration is now closed

To register for reunion please call (978) 624-1331.