Family Weekend

September 23-25, 2022

This weekend is an opportunity for Benedictine students and their families to reconnect on the Benedictine College campus. This Signature Weekend includes activities for the whole family, Raven sporting events, Mass, and more. Family Weekend is a great time for everyone!

If you want to participate in the Saturday morning Monk Run, please register as a runner or sponsor on the Monk Run Website.

If you want to participate in the Saturday evening Benedictine Family Cookout Competition, please sign up here!

2022 Event Schedule

Friday, September 23, 2022

4:00 p.m.

Check In (optional)

Dining Hall

5:00 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

5:20 p.m.

Opening Remarks and American Family Trivia

Dining Hall

5:30 p.m.

Mass

St. Benedict’s Abbey Church

6:30 p.m.

Talk by Dr. Denis McNamara

Murphy McPhee Auditorium, Westerman Hall

7:00 p.m.

Raven Volleyball vs. Peru State University

Ralph Nolan Gymnasium

8:00 p.m.

Piano Concert with Eric Genuis

O’Malley McAllister Auditorium

8:30 p.m.

Family Social with Snacks

In Front of Haverty Center

Saturday, September 24, 2022

8:00 a.m.

Mass

St. Benedict's Abbey Church

8:30 a.m.

Monk Run Check In

St. Benedict's Abbey (Circle Drive)

9:00 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast

In Front of Haverty Center

9:15 a.m.

Parent Rosary

Mary’s Grotto

Rain Plan Location: Murphy McPhee Auditorium, Westerman Hall

9:30 a.m.

Monk Run Begins

St. Benedict's Abbey (Circle Drive)

10:00 a.m.

Brunch

Dining Hall

10:00 a.m.

Raven Parent Meeting

Murphy McPhee Auditorium, Westerman Hall

Coffee, tea and pastries will be served.

Guest Speaker: Catholic author Maribeth Harper, author of “…And So We Pray: Guidance for Moms with College-Aged Young Adults”

11:00 a.m.

Benedictine Family Area Open

McDonald Hall Lawn

Yard Games, Snacks and Music

11:00 a.m.

Raven Volleyball vs. Graceland University

Ralph Nolan Gymnasium

1:00 p.m.

Raven Football vs. Graceland University

Larry Wilcox Stadium

4:00 p.m.

Family Weekend Mass

St. Benedict’s Abbey Church

5:00 p.m.

Benedictine Family Cookout Competition

McDonald Hall Lawn 

5:00 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Clarke University

Legacy Field

6:30 p.m.

Pops Concert #1

O’Malley McAllister Auditorium

7:30 p.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. Clarke University

Legacy Field

8:00 p.m.

Pops Concert #2

O’Malley McAllister Auditorium

8:00 p.m.

Benedictine Family Bonfire

McDonald Hall Lawn 

Sunday, September 25, 2022

8:00 a.m.

Mass in the Extraordinary Form

St. Benedict's Abbey Church

10:00 a.m.

Mass

St. Benedict's Abbey Church

10:00 a.m.

Brunch

Dining Hall

Location