Reunion Weekend

Each year, St. Mary’s hosts a Reunion Weekend full of celebrations to welcome back our off our Lancer Alumni and spotlighting those class years with big anniversaries. Coming up in 2023, we will be spotlighting those class years ending in 3’s and 8’s.

Stay tuned for more information on dates and how to register! 

For now, take a look at all of the details from last year’s Reunion Weekend! 

Friday, June 24th – Lancer Gala

6-9 pm – St. Mary’s High School $150/person 

9 pm – Post-Gala Party – Frank’s Grille

Our premier fundraiser of the year, the Lancer Gala combines delicious food, stellar auction items, and no shortage of fun all while raising money to benefit St. Mary’s students.

Guests have the opportunity to place bids on the silent and special auction items and enjoy various raffles throughout the night. During the live auction, attendees can bid on fabulous prizes, including vacations, sporting event tickets, golf packages, college tuition waivers and much more.

See photos from the 2022 Lancer Gala here!

Purchase Your Tickets/Become a Sponsor/Make a Donation – Click Here.

Saturday, June 25th – Reunion Celebration

11 am – Scholars Brunch – St. Mary’s High School  (Invitation Only) All Valedictorians, Salutatorians, Class Officers, Senate Officers, & Marian Award Recipients

1-4 pm—Double-Decker Bus Tour of Buffalo—Departs from St. Mary’s High School$35/person

4:30 pm – Performing Arts Hall of Fame Luncheon St. Mary’s High School

  • Musician and Composer Louis Conti ’87 and the Cast of “West Side Story” (performed in the Spring of ’63)

4:30-11 pm—Reunion Celebration—St. Mary’s High School – $25/person (kids 17 and under are free)

  • 4:30 pm—Mass at Our Lady of Pompeii (optional)
  • 6 pm—Dinner & Live Music 
  • 10 pm—Fireworks!
  • State of the School Breakout Sessions, VIP Tours of the School, and Activities for the kids all night long!

Your school, your home, will be open to explore with your classmates and families! Meet current school leadership, see what’s changed and what hasn’t. Most importantly, reconnect with classmates and fellow alumni.

Mix and mingle with Lancers young and old. Drinks and food will be included. Bring your whole family. There will be plenty of family fun entertainment!

Sunday, June 26th – Pick-Up Games & Athletics HOF Induction Ceremony

8:30, 10:00, 11:30 am—Our Lady of Pompeii is welcoming Lancers to all of their Sunday Masses

11 am – Alumni Volleyball Pick-Up Games – St. Mary’s High School – No cost!

  • All male and female alumni are welcome. Young or old, you will be able to participate and feel comfortable.

6-9 pm – Athletics Hall of Fame Cocktail Party – Lancaster Country Club $40/person (HOF inductees and golfers may attend for free)

  • 6pm—Open bar & hors d’oeuvres  /  9 pm—Cash bar
  • 7 pm—Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    • The 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, and 1994 NYSCHSAA State Championship Women’s Volleyball Teams
    • Don Nichter ’75, Chris Kuroski ’00, & Colin Meyers ’04

Monday, June 28th – St. Mary’s Golf Tournament 

7:30 am – 5 pm – Lancaster Country Club – $150/golfer and $600/foursome

Scheduled tee times – Foursomes will be scheduled every 10 minutes based on a first come, first served basis to choose your time slots.

Includes: Scheduled tee times— golf, cart, gift, food, drink, fun, and access to the Cocktail Party on Sunday

Contact Doug Buczak at dbuczak@smhlancers.org or (716) 683-4824 ext. 225 to register 

All Weekend

All weekend long, local establishments will be greeting visiting Lancers:

  • 6 Friends Cabernet, 99 Brick Oven Bar & Grill, Frank’s Grille, Lilly Belle Meads, Skoob’s Village Grille, & Magruder’s

For those needing accommodations:

  • Salvatore’s Grand Hotel  (6675 Transit Rd. Buffalo, NY 14221) – Special Lancer Rate: $109/night—Call (716) 636-4900
  • Tru by Hilton Williamsville Buffalo Airport (48 Freeman Rd Building B, Williamsville, NY 14221 ) – Special Lancer Rate: $99/night—Call (716) 633-7900

Support St. Mary’s

For more information about any of our Reunion Weekend events, contact:

Mark Tramont, VP of Institutional Advancement (mtramont@smhlancers.org), 716-683-4824 ext. 337

Doug Buczak, Director of Development & Alumni Relations

(dbuczak@smhlancers.org), 716-683-4824 ext. 325