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September 2018

HNU Convocation

September 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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HNU students, faculty, and staff will gather in the Corrigan Courtyard to welcome the Class of 2022 and officially begin the 2018-19 academic year, our sesquicentennial!

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October 2018

HNU/HNHS Campus Service Day: Lake Merritt Clean-up

October 5, 2018
Lake Merritt Oakland, CA United States

Holy Names University and Holy Names High School communities will come together for a Lake Merritt Clean-up event. Details TBA.

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Oakland Mass and Reception: Feast Day of Blessed Marie Rose Durocher

October 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Free

Bishop Michael Barber will preside at a celebration of the Eucharist at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. A reception on the patio will follow.

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Homecoming Weekend: 150th Celebrations

October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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HNU alumni, we welcome you all to a very special 150th anniversary Homecoming! Expect our beloved Holy Names traditions, and other anniversary events to celebrate inspiring alumni of all ages. Save the dates - we can't wait to see you!

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November 2018

Sesquicentennial Orchestra Concert

November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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Most Holy Names: A Fantasy on the Theme Je mets ma confiance For Soprano, Mixed Chorus and Orchestra The HNU Orchestra premieres a new work by Steve Hofer, associate professor of music at Holy Names University and music director of the HNU Orchestra. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the founders of Holy Names University and Holy Names High School, the 20-minute piece is written for orchestra, chorus, and soloist. Check back for more program details. Dr. Steven F. Hofer, composer…

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March 2019

Sesquicentennial Mass with Holy Names High School

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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Holy Names University will host students from Holy Names High School for a special Sesquicentennial Mass in the McLean Chapel with Father Sal Ragusa, SDS.

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April 2019

HNU’s Founders’ Day Celebration (campus community only)

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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We honor the six brave Sisters--Sisters Salome, Celestine, Marceline, Seraphine, Cyrille, and Anthony--who made the harrowing trek from Montreal to establish a school in Oakland and provide education for those in need. Holy Names University's tradition of reenacting their arrival in the campus celebration of Founders' Day has become much-beloved. Campus community, don't miss this special anniversary event! Founders’ Day Mass in McClean Chapel: 5:00 p.m. Alpha Delta Celebration in the Public Market: 5:30 p.m.

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May 2019

Scoops for Scholars

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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free

An Ice Cream Social celebrating Holy Names University’s next 150 years in Oakland Celebrate our birthday with us and support the next 150 years of mission-driven education at Oakland’s Holy Names University. ● Free ice cream delights, and other food and drink for purchase ● Live music ● Live and silent auctions ● Free admission! Admission is free and open to the community. The University just asks that guests RSVP so that they have plenty of refreshments on hand. RSVP by…

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