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Homecoming 2020

Update: Homecoming 2020 Canceled
March 10, 2020
Dear Alumna,
The Homecoming events scheduled for March 20th and 22nd have been canceled. The health and safety of our school community are of utmost importance to Holy Names High School. While there are no known cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on campus, the Homecoming celebration honors many of our seasoned alumnae who are most at risk of contracting the virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and several Bay Area counties have recommended “social distancing” and canceling group events to protect seniors and people with underlying medical conditions. In an abundance of caution, we considered all of this and made the decision to cancel Homecoming 2020.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a fluid situation with information being released hourly. For that reason, we have made the decision not to reschedule, and instead, we will celebrate all of the honor year classes next year at Homecoming 2021. Your ticket will be held for next year and we will have all of the same festivities for the celebration classes of 1940 through 2015, including our 50th anniversary class, 1970.
We know this may be disappointing to some, and we share in the disappointment that we cannot celebrate our honor classes this year. However, we put health and safety first, and we will have a particularly special Homecoming to celebrate next year.
We hold our global community in prayer, and most especially those affected by the virus, healthcare workers on the front lines caring for the ill, and the researchers and scientists working towards a vaccine. Holy Names graduates are “women of faith” and we will pray and care for one another.
If you have questions, please contact me at elacroix@hnhsoakland.org or 510-450-1110 x138. In light of this extraordinary situation, if you prefer a refund instead of having your ticket held for next year or offering it as a donation to the school, we will honor your request.
Noblesse Oblige,
Emily Lacroix Executive Development Director
Official letter attached below.

Celebrate this special year

with your Holy Names sisters!


From the 5th anniversary, through the 50th reunion, and beyond, Holy Names graduates enjoy the festive Homecoming weekend as an opportunity to rekindle old friendships, meet fellow alumnae and enjoy celebrating Holy Names with family and friends.


The traditional Homecoming Liturgy will be held in the HNHS Auditorium at 11:00am. A lunch reception will follow for all alumnae, and a private luncheon will be held to honor the class of 1970 for their 50 year reunion.


This year we are celebrating the classes of 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015!



March 20







Homecoming Happy Hour

Join us on campus for a special cocktail hour including Mona Monarch’s signature cocktail. Spouses and guests welcome.

21+ ONLY.


$10 Suggested Donation



March 22









Homecoming Mass & Reception

Doors open and check-in begins at 10:00am. Mass begins at 11:00am in the historic auditorium and will be immediately followed by a catered reception.


Pre-registration by March 13th required. No tickets will be sold at the door. Alumnae only, please.


$25 for the Alumnae Lunch Reception.
$40 for the Class of ‘70 Luncheon (includes Friday ticket).

Questions about registration and ticket?
Please contact Emily Lacroix, Executive Development Director, at elacroix@hnhsoakland.org or 510.450.1110 x138.