reunion-weekend-2021
Reunion Weekend is
September 30-October 2, 2022

2022 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30, 2022 – Day 1

Mass of the Deceased 
4:00 p.m. (ET)
Venue: St. Vincent’s Chapel

5:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (ET)
Alumni Reunion Kickoff Party and SPIL Auction (Registration required)
Venue: Columbus School of Law - Louise H. Keelty and James Keelty, Jr. Atrium/ Knights of Columbus Courtyard

A kickoff reception for the start of Reunion Weekend. A new twist on an old favorite. Come bid on fantastic trips and experiences with your favorite faculty and Catholic Law family. Guest “celebrity” auctioneers will keep this a lively attraction.

$20.00/person: heavy appetizers and cash bar. Early Bird: $15.00/person  

Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Day 2

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (ET)
“International Law Practice in a Turbulent World” Academic Panel
Venue: Columbus School of Law - William J. Byron S.J. Auditorium

Alumni Community Law School Picnic and Student Club Fair 
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (ET)
Venue: Columbus School of Law - Law School Lawn and Knights of Columbus Courtyard 

Join classmates and their families for a picnic on the Law School lawn with hotdogs, hamburgers, lawn games, and children’s activities. Meet the students running the organizations you once ran! Network and support their club.

15.00/adult and $5.00/child (Ages 3 and above) Early Bird: $10.00/adult and $5.00/child

1:30 p.m.-2:00 pm (ET)
Tour of Catholic University (Registration Required)
Venue: Meet in Columbus School of Law - Louise H. Keelty and James Keelty, Jr. Atrium

Receive a guided tour of new and updated buildings on Catholic University’s campus.

2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (ET)
State of the Law School – Dean Stephen C. Payne (Registration required) 
Venue: Columbus School of Law - William J. Byron S.J. Auditorium

Hear an update about the Law School from Dean Stephen C. Payne.

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (ET)
Student Led Opening Statements – Mock Trial Interactive Session (Registration Required) 
Venue: Columbus School of Law - Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom

An interactive experience where alumni can sit in as a jurors for opening statements in a mock trial. Led by Professor Dan Attridge.

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (ET)
Looking Ahead: Hear from Catholic Law Faculty  (Registration required) 
Venue: Columbus School of Law - William J. Byron S.J. Auditorium

Hear from faculty members about the exciting special projects and new courses offered to students during their time at Catholic Law!

6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (ET)
The William Callyhan Robinson Society Induction Ceremony, Recognition of Members of the Columbus Society Reception (Registration required)  

    • The William Callyhan Robinson Society Induction Ceremony, Recognition of Members of the Columbus Society, and Presentation of Class Awards. (Registration required) 
    • Distinguished Alumni Awards Presentation 

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented by Dean Payne, President of the Alumni Council, and Chair of the Board of Visitors. The induction ceremony celebrating Catholic Law alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago, and recognition of the Members of the Columbus Society.

Join us for the presentations of Class Awards and Distinguished Alumni Awards based on these categories:

    • Robinson Bowl –Goes to a class in the Robinson Society (those celebrating 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th and 60th anniversaries) for most money raised.
    • Leahy Award – Goes to a class that raised the most money who is not in the Robinson Society (those celebrating 35th, 30th 25th, 20th, 15th, 10th, 5th anniversaries)
    • Alumni Cup – Class with the highest attendance registration.
    • Dean’s Cup – Class with the highest donation rate.

Venue: Heritage Hall

Parking is available in the Law School Garage. Shuttle buses will be provided between the Law School and Heritage Hall. 

7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (ET)
Individual Class Dinners, ALL CLASSES (Registration Required)
Venue: The Catholic University of America - Heritage Hall (located within O’Connell Hall, 597-599 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20064)

Ticket price of $60.00/person (includes reception, WCR induction ceremony, class award presentation, and seated dinner with drinks). Early Bird: $55.00/person

Recent Alumni (Classes of 2007, 2012, 2017) Ticket Price of $40/person (includes reception, WCR induction ceremony, class award presentation, and seated dinner with drinks).

Parking is available in the Law School Garage. Shuttle buses will be provided between the Law School and Heritage Hall.

Join your classmates for a seated dinner in Heritage Hall. 

Sunday, October 4, 2021

9:00 a.m. (ET)
70th Annual Red Mass 
The Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, D.C.

Invite and details from the John Carroll Society (Registration required).