Saint Martin's Homecoming 2013

Homecoming 2014: schedule of events

*Events subject to change. Please visit our website periodically to view event updates.

Friday, February 7

4 p.m. Flag Pavilion dedication
Location: Base of the Grand Staircase, adjacent to the Jan Halliday Plaza
5 p.m. Evening Mass
Location: St. Martin's Abbey Church
7 p.m. Homecoming welcome reception
Location: O'Blarney's Irish Pub
4411 Martin Way, Lacey, WA  98516

All alumni are invited to join the celebration at O’Blarney’s Irish Pub, where we’ll kick off homecoming weekend with an all-class reunion. Complimentary appetizers and no-host bar.

Saturday, February 8

8 a.m. Mass
Location: St. Martin's Abbey Church
10 a.m. - noon Department drop-ins
Location: Various

  • School of Business - Old Main, 3rd floor near room 379
  • College of Education and Professional Psychology- Old Main, room 441
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Old Main room 318
  • Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering - Cebula Hall, first floor lounge
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Alumni pick-up basketball game
Location: Charneski Recreation Center
Hosted by Mary Conley Law, registrar emeritus, take to the courts for a friendly game of hoops with fellow Saints alumni.
Noon Saints baseball home opener
Location: Saint Martin's University baseball field
Cheer on the Saints baseball team during their first home game of the season against the University of Puget Sound.
1 p.m. Coffee with the Monks
Location: Harned Hall lounge
Relax and enjoy a cup of coffee with the monks of the St. Martin's Abbey during Homecoming weekend. Don't miss out on your chance to catch up with your favorite monk and to meet with new members of the monastic community. Complimentary coffee and snacks.
Espresso and smoothie drinks will be available for purchase at the Monk's Bean cafe in Harned Hall from 1 - 3 p.m.
2 p.m. Benedictine Institute Distinguished Speaker Series
featuring Saint Martin's alumnus,
Dr. Ken Butigan HS '72
Location: Cebula Hall, third floor
Space is limited
Ken Butigan, Ph.D.HS '72, Director of Pace E Bene Nonviolence Service, will be the second speaker of the Benedictine Institute Distinguished Speaker Series.
Contact Fr. Marion Nguyen, O.S.B. for more information at 360-412-6155 or
3:30 p.m. Hall of Fame / Hall of Honor celebration
$15 per person

Location: Norman Worthington Conference Center
Click here to RSVP for the Hall of Fame/Hall of Honor celebration
5:15 p.m. Saints vs. University of Alaska Fairbanks
Location: Hal and Inge Marcus Pavilion
The Saints double-header kicks off in Marcus Pavilion, with the women’s basketball team taking on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks in GNAC action.
6 p.m. Alumni pep rally and reception
Location: Norman Worthington Conference Center
Rally around our Saints! Meet new friends, reconnect with old friends, and show your support for our men’s and women’s basketball teams. Don't forget to wear your Saints gear to show off your Saints spirit!
7:30 p.m. Saints vs. Central Washington University
Location: Hal and Inge Marcus Pavilion
Cheer on the men’s basketball team against GNAC opponent, the Central Washington University Wildcats, in the second half of the Saints double-header.


Sunday, February 9

11 a.m. Mass
Location: St. Martin's Abbey Church
Homecoming Weekend closes with Mass at the Abbey Church. Come celebrate with us!