St. Mary's Seminary & University


Alumni Days 2024

October 23-24, 2024

Tentative Schedule of Events 
Wednesday, October 23, 2024
1:00-6:30 PM Registration Front Lobby
  Opportunity for Tours Knott Library, Renovations
5:00 PM Evening Prayer St. Mary’s Chapel
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception Laubacher Hall
7:00 PM Reunion Dinners*  
* You must register for your off-campus reunion dinner through your class chairman.
Thursday, October 24, 2023
8:00 AM Registration Front Lobby
10:00 AM Eucharist St. Mary’s Chapel
     Presider: Fr. Thomas Hurst, P.S.S.    St. Mary’s Class of 1973
     Homilist: Fr. Richard Gula, P.S.S.    St. Mary’s Class of 1973
11:30 AM Post-Liturgy Reception Laubacher Hall

If you would like to concelebrate the Alumni Day Mass, the Archdiocese of Baltimore requires a Letter of Suitability so that you can receive event faculties for Alumni Day Mass.  Please send letter to the Archdiocese Office of Clergy Personnel at no later than October 14, 2024.  A template for the Letter of Suitability from your home diocese can be found here.

Please bring an alb and a white stole.  Vesting rooms will be available on the first floor.

Download a copy of the registration brochure for events at St. Mary’s here.

Class Chairs

Information to come.

Places to Visit on St. Mary’s Campus

Knott Library Expansion

Including the Raymond E. Brown Center; the Associated Archives of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Society of St. Sulpice and St. Mary’s Seminary & University; a state-of-the-art Pastoral Communications Studio.

Historic Paca Street Tour

On September 8th 2012, the Historic Seminary Chapel at Paca Street was officially opened, the newly restored Chapel with its modern amenities including new lighting, HVAC, ADA access to the nave along with a new marble altar and sanctuary flooring. The chapel was referred to as a “real jewel” of the Seton Hill Historic Neighborhood. As part of your SMSU Alumni day, come and visit the site “where it all began”!

Lodging Information

St. Mary’s has a very limited number of guest rooms available. To reserve a room in the Seminary or the Center for Continuing Formation ($100/night), call Colette Zyambo at 410-864-4102 or e-mail at

Rooms have also been reserved at special rates at the following area hotel. These must be reserved prior to 9/22/2024 to guarantee this rate.  Call the phone number listed below. (Please check back later for updates on hotel information for 2023 Alumni Days, including Marriott’s online reservation system.)

Delta Hotels by Marriott Baltimore North (formerly Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys)
$139 per night single/double
To reserve a room online, please click here.

Prices do not include tax. Please mention you are a St. Mary’s or St. Charles alumnus attending Alumni Day when you make your reservation in order to receive the special rate. A limited number of rooms are available at these rates.

Download a copy of the registration brochure for events at St. Mary’s here.

Alumni Resources/Documents

Below are some homilies from former president-rector, Rev. Robert F. Leavitt, P.S.S.:

Class Notes

View/download the latest issue of Class Notes.

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Alumni Update Form

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