Alumni Association

The annual Alumni Day celebration took place on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The evening began with Vespers in the Chapel of St. Joseph and continued with cocktails in the Courtyard. During the banquet, the Alumni Association recognized jubilarians from the Classes of 1991, 1966, and 1956. Fr. Gerald Meier, Class of 1966 – St. Louis, spoke on behalf of the jubilarians. Fr. Robert T. Rosebrough, Class of 1969 – St. Louis, received the Distinguished Alumni Award. All enjoyed the evening of prayer and celebration at the seminary.

Alumni Day 2017

OCTOBER 4, 2017

5:00 p.m. – Vespers in the Chapel of St. Joseph

5:30 p.m. – Cocktails in the Courtyard (weather-permitting)

6:15 p.m. – Banquet in the Refectory

During the banquet, the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, Class of 1981. Bishop Vann is the Bishop of Orange in California.

OCTOBER 5, 2017

7:30 p.m. – Peter Richard Kenrick Lecture in the Auditorium

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented each year during the Alumni Day Banquet. Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award may be sent to All nominees and nominators must be priest-alumni of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. Nominations will be reviewed by the Alumni Committee.

Previous Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2016: Fr. Robert “Rosy” Rosebrough, Class of 1969 – St. Louis

2015: Most Reverend John Gaydos, Bishop of Jefferson City

2014: Msgr. Robert Gettinger, Class of 1964 – St. Louis

2013: Msgr. William A. Drennan, Class of 1955 – St. Louis




O Brother, Where Art Thou?

If you know a classmate is not currently receiving Alumni Day information and/or publications such as The Herald, please encourage him to send his updated contact information to:

Kenrick Alumni Association

5200 Glennon Drive

St. Louis, MO 63119