Alumni Events


The Alumni Office hosts a wide variety of events each year, which bring together Salesian brothers from around the globe. Whether you'd like to volunteer or just show up and celebrate, there is always something fun coming up! 

Alumni Events 2017-2018

Recovery Mass – January 30, 2018

All are welcomed to join us for the first ever Recovery Mass, January 30, 2018.  Celebrate and support alumni, friends and family in recovery from drugs and alcohol with Rev. Mark Hushen, OSFS and Rev. Bill Hultberg, OSFS. The mass begins at 6:30 PM in Centenary Hall, followed by a reception and open meeting.

Alumni Association Board Meeting - February 7, 2018

The Alumni Association meetings are a great way to get involved and foster a lifelong link to the Salesianum community. This meeting, we welcome special guest, Scott Mosier, Vice Principal and Director of Athletic Affairs at Salesianum. Dinner served at 6 PM, business begins promptly at 6:30 PM.

Sussex County Alumni Lunch – February 27, 2018

All Sussex County alumni are welcomed to join us at the first-ever Sussex county luncheon at the Rehoboth Country Club. 

Phillies Spring Training - March 3, 2018

You and your family are invited to a special gathering of alumni and friends in Clearwater on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Join Salesianum's President, Brendan Kennealey '94 in a suite at Spectrum Field to watch the Phillies take on the Orioles. 

SOLD OUT - Contact Mike Webster '99, Director of Alumni Affairs, at to be placed on a wait list.

1903 Society Theater Reception - March 9, 2018.

Alumni Theater Reception and Mass - March 10, 2018

On March 10, 2018, Alumni are invited to a special theater night at Salesianum. The evening begins with an optional cast and crew Mass in the Theater at 5:00 pm, followed by a reception at 6:00 pm and a performance of the 2018 spring musical, Les Miserables, at 7:30 pm. The reception is complimentary with ticket purchase.

DeSales Partners Recognition Reception - March 22, 2018

Easter Egg Hunt & Family Breakfast – March 31, 2018

Hop on over to Salesianum's Easter Egg Hunt & Family Breakfast on Saturday, March 31. Join us for a Family Easter Breakfast featuring Mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar at 9:30 a.m. in the Rev. John Birkenheuer, OSFS Gymnasium. At 10:30 a.m., four separate age groups (0-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-7 years, 8-10 years) will participate in egg hunts on Salesianum's front lawn. $15 per person, kids 2 and under are free!

Questions? Contact Kara Grugan at (302) 356-2656. 

registration coming soon!

70th Annual Alumni Sports Banquet– April 19, 2018

Each year, the annual Alumni Sports Banquet honors Salesianum's senior athletes. This year's banquet will be held on April 19, 2018 and feature speakers, Clemson Assistant Coach, Mike Reed '90  and Pitt Football player, Brian O'Neill '14. Senior Athletes do not need to be registered for this event as they are guests of the Alumni Association.

Planning to attend or provide sponsorship:

Blue Mass - April 24, 2018

All members of the law enforcement, emergency services and military communities and their families are invited to celebrate Mass at Salesianum as we pray for peace, safety and justice. Following the Mass, there will be a breakfast reception.

Lt. Szczerba 5k – April 26, 2018

Lieutenant Joseph Szczerba, an 18 - year veteran of the New Castle County Police Department and a graduate of Salesianum High School, was killed in the line of duty on September 16, 2011. To honor his legacy, a scholarship fund has been established in his name.  All proceeds of the 5k Run/ Walk will benefit this fund.

To sponsor, visit our sponsorship page here

Alumni Association Board Meeting - May 2, 2018

The Alumni Association meetings are a great way to get involved and foster a lifelong link to the Salesianum community. This meeting, we welcome special guest, Rev. J. Christian Beretta OSFS, Principal of Salesianum.

Golden Oldies Lunch on Friday, May 18, 2018

Celebrate the enduring tradition and spirit of Salesianum with your Salesian borthers at Salesianum's annual Golden Oldies Lunch on Friday, May 18, 2018.  The day will begin at 10:30am with an optional Mass in the Birkenheuer Gymnasium.  Lunch will be served at noon in Centenary Hall. Golden Oldie Alumni, whose grandsons are current Salesianum students, are invited to have their grandsons to join them at lunch to honor the generational ties of the House of Sales.

Registration coming soon.

Washington Alumni Reception – May 17, 2018

Join other Salesianum Alumni living and working in and around Washington DC for a reception at Charlie Palmer Steakhouse on May 17.  Hear the latest from Salesianum. Registration coming soon!

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – June 2, 2018

Philadelphia Alumni Reception at the Union League – June 14, 2018

Join other Salesianum Alumni living and working in and around Philadelphia for a reception at the Union League on June 14.  Hear the latest from Salesianum President Brendan Kennealey,`94 and other special guests.

Registration coming soon!

12th Annual Salesianum Open - June 18, 2018

Join us at Fieldstone Golf Club for the 12th Annual Salesianum Open Golf Tournament.  The event will take place on June 18, with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration begins at 11:30.  Individual golfer prices begin at $275. 

Registration and sponsors page coming soon!