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June 9-11, 2023
Chicago, Illinois

Friday, June 9

9:00 a.m. – Golf Outing at Harborside International

Golfers will play 18 holes at the Port course, designed by renowned architect Dick Nugent. Harborside’s courses are regularly rated in Golfweek’s Top 50 Best Municipal Courses You Can Play in the nation and in the top 15 in Illinois. There will be a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start with an All-Class Stableford competition.

6:30 p.m. – Bus Departure from Drake Hotel for the riverboat cruise

6:45 p.m. – Bus Departure from Baumhart Hall for the riverboat cruise

7:00 p.m. – Boat Cruise on the Chicago River, departing from NBC Tower

The two and a half hour cruise on the Odyssey Chicago River features highlights of Chicago’s great architecture includes cocktails and dinner. Click here for more details on drop-off or departure location.

The evening is generously sponsored by Mike Brennan ’75.

Saturday, June 10

10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. -Reminiscing Room (The Georgian Room) at The Drake

Gather with classmates in an informal setting. Beer, wine, coffee, and refreshments will be available. 

4:15 p.m. – Bus departure from the Drake Hotel to Church of the Holy Family

4:25 p.m. – Bus departure from  Baumhart Hall to Church of the Holy Family

Reservations for the bus must be made in advance and are an additional fee to cover the bus rental. The bus will be a climate controlled coach bus and will take guests to Church of the Holy Family for Mass and will have several departures after the dinner at Saint Ignatius College Prep.

5:00 p.m. – Mass at Church of the Holy Family with presider Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ ’77 and homilist Fr. William P. Leahy, SJ, president of Boston College
The historic Church of the Holy Family is located next to Saint Ignatius College Prep at 1080 West Roosevelt, Chicago. For those who are not taking the bus, free parking is available in the large parking lot just west of the church at the corner of Roosevelt Road and Racine Avenue.  
6:00 p.m. – Reception and Dinner in Tully Hall at Saint Ignatius College Prep
Dinner will include a four-course buffet menu.
The entrance is located at 1076 West Roosevelt, Chicago. There will be signs directing guests to Tully Hall.
Welcome remarks will be offered by John Chandler, president of Saint Ignatius College Prep. Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, will present the keynote, “Jesuit Secondary Education in America- Challenges and Opportunities.” Lisa Scalessi, from Marquette University will share information about the Campion Jesuit High School scholarship fund.
9:45 p.m. – Bus pickup for the Drake Hotel and Baumhart Hall
Cocktails hour is generously donated by Saint Ignatius College Prep. Wine at dinner is sponsored by Perran Wetzel ’75.

Sunday, June 11

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Farewell Brunch at Gibsons

Gibsons is located at 1028 North Rush Street, two blocks from The Drake. Brunch will be in a private room on the second floor overlooking Rush Street. Food, bloody marys, beer, and wine are included. Valet parking is available at the restaurant.

The brunch is generously sponsored by Mike Brennan ’75.

Additional Activities

The downtown area of Chicago has many activities that you might enjoy during your down time. Click here for a list of nearby amenities.

Campion 2023 Reunion Committee

Richard Muench ’51
Burke MacDonald ’60
Bob Kelley ’69

Chris O’Brien ’70
Chas Gore ’72
Mike Brennan ’75
Marty Paulson ’75

Perran Wetzel ’75
Brian Paulson, SJ ’77
Fr. Andy Thon, SJ

Honorary Committee Chairman
Jack Coupe ’47

The Campion Reunion Committee is supported by the Midwest Jesuits. Questions? Contact the reunion committee at or Pat Kennedy at

Class Captains

Bill Lederer ’51
Doug Lipke ’71

Tom Leyden ’72
Mike McVary 

Mike Panozzo ’76
Bob Gerth ’77