Reunions and Events

The Joliet Catholic Academy Director of Alumni Relations helps coordinate reunions for the graduating classes of De La Salle High School, St. Francis Academy, Joliet Catholic High School and Joliet Catholic Academy.

To ensure you receive information regarding your class reunion,  make sure the Alumni Relations Office has your current contact information on file. E-mail call 815.741.0500, ext 269, or fill out the below Alumni Contact Information Form.

Upcoming Reunions –  Updates for the Fall of 2023

JCHS/SFA Class of 1961 –  Happy 80th Birthday… it’s time to celebrate!!  Join your classmates on Saturday, September 30th at the Joliet Moose Lodge 25 Springfield Ave. from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Details forthcoming so check your mailboxes.  Questions?  Contact Sandy Valerugo Kimak at  Committee members: Chris Kirincich Boban, Tom Jurkovic, Sandy Valerugo Kimak, Rick Moore & Bev Leber Murer.

JCHS Class of 1968 – 55th Class reunion will take place on Homecoming weekend, specifically Friday, September 15-Sunday, September 17th with many events in between.  This will include a joint gathering of the ladies from SFA at a Wine Tasting in Joliet.  Watch your mail for further details.  Questions?  Contact Warren Bank at

SFA Class of 1968 – The ladies have made great plans to celebrate 55 years post graduation!!  Please save Saturday, September 16th to your calendar for a day or reminiscing and celebrating one another.  Invitations have gone out… Activities planned are a Wine tasting at Bishop Hill Winery on Saturday, September 16th from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Drinks and appetizers at Jamesons Pub in Joliet from 4 p.m. – 8 p .m.  On Sunday, September 17th there will be an open house at Pat Schumacher’s home from noon – the fun is over!   Questions?  Contact Sheila Allen at

JCHS/SFA Class of 1973 – The 50th class reunion will take place in September 2023.  This will be a combined reunion for both schools, with events planned for Friday September 15th and Saturday September 16th in Joliet.  “Save the Date” cards have been mailed, and the invitation should arrive around July/August 2023.  Please make sure to update your Alumni Contact Information on the form below.  Any questions, contact Tom McGrath ( or Patty Mulvihill Blackburn (

JCHS/SFA Class of 1978 – Plans have been made to celebrate 45 years post high school!!  Invites went out, please check your mail!!  If you did not receive one, contact Sue Bebar at  Class of ’78 you can look forward to the weekend of September 15 – 16th beginning with the JC football game at 7:30 p.m.  A pre-reunion get together is planned for 8 p.m. at 30-Buck on Ruby Street in Joliet.  On Saturday there will be a wine & beer tour at Bishop’s Hill winery from noon – 2p.m. and then the evening event will take place at the Croation Club from 7-11 p.m.  $25 per person or $30 at the door.  Cash bar and casual attire.  IF you have any questions, email jchs/

JCHS/SFA Class of 1983 – Time to get together and celebrate 40 years post graduation!!  Save the dates went out, please contact Sue Bebar at if you did not receive yours.  Reunion will take place on Saturday, October 14th at the Croation Club in Joliet.  Any questions, please contact Todd Moore at or Lora Plavec Markley at

JCHS/SFA Class of 1988 – Class of ’88, it’s time to CELEBRATE!  A casual get together has been planned for October 7th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at The Dock at Inwood 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet.  Cost is $40 for a fiesta bar, domestic beer & margaritas.  For special dietary needs or food allergies, email Dovie Shelby at  Invites have been sent out, if you didn’t get your, please email Sue Bebar at

JCA Class of 1993 – 30 year party is planned for the JCA Homecoming weekend October 6-7th.  Celebrations will take place at the Dock outside of Memorial stadium on Friday, October 6th and on Saturday there will be an opportunity to golf in the afternoon gather later at Cemeno’s for dinner.  Save the date postcards and invites have gone out.  If you did not receive one, please email jca at  If you prefer to RSVP online, please click here . Further questions, please contact Pete Bertino at

Alumni: Stay Connected! Please fill out the below form to keep us updated on your current contact information and place of employment. Help us to keep you up-to-date and informed on everything Joliet Catholic Academy.


Sue Bebar ’90
Director of Alumni Relations
815.741.0500 ext. 269

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