Guerin memorial and celebration Mass Nov. 4
Updated: December 2, 2012 6:27AM
River Grove — Guerin College Preparatory High School will host a Memorial and Celebration Mass as part of the 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration Weekend.
The events of Friday, Nov. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 4, wrap up a year-long celebration honoring Guerin Prep’s founding schools, Mother Theodore Guerin and Holy Cross high schools, which opened in 1961 and 1962, respectively.
Guerin Prep, 8001 W. Belmont Ave., is entering its eighth year, having begun in 2004 when Holy Cross High School for boys was closed, and Mother Theodore Guerin High School for girls was renamed and opened as a co-educational college preparatory high school.
The 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration Weekend events follow:
• 7-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2: Reunion Night at the Underpass Lounge in Franklin Park for years ending in a two or seven from Holy Cross, Mother Guerin and Guerin Prep. Tickets available at guerinprep.org.
• 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3: 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration on campus with cocktails and appetizers and an Art “Gallery of Time” Exhibition at Guerin Prep followed by dinner, a paddle raise and a silent auction. Tickets are $115, available at guerinprep.org.
• 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Mass celebrated in Guerin Prep’s Cuny Auditorium.
Contact Tina Lilly at (708) 437-4730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.