Winter Homecoming 2023
Friday, February 17
Winter Homecoming Boston Reception, Hennessy's of Boston
Kick off Winter Homecoming in Boston! Join us at Hennessy's for food, drinks, and Crusader camaraderie before the on-campus festivities on Saturday. Register here.
Saturday, February 18
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center
Open in May, 2021, "The Jo" serves the wellness goals of Holy Cross and houses sports courts, jogging track, weight rooms, locker rooms and rooms for fitness classes. Stop by to explore or get a workout in!
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Bookstore Open, Hogan Campus Center, 1st Floor
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Family Ice Skating, Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Family Swimming, Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Brunch, Kimball Dining Hall
Bring the family down to Kimball for an all-you-can-eat brunch! $14 per person (children 10 and under are $9) | credit cards accepted
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
HCAA Alumni Family Brunch, Hogan Ballroom
Alumni parents and their current Holy Cross student(s) are invited to join us for brunch in celebration of their connection to Holy Cross. This event is by invitation only.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Family-Friendly Pre-Game Event, Blaney Gymnasium, Luth Athletic Complex
Bringing the family to campus for the Women's Basketball game? Join us in the Blaney Gymnasium for pizza, games, music and more! Register here. Your ticket to this event includes a ticket to the game. General admission is $10, kids ages 6-12 are $5, and kids 5 and under are FREE!
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tour of the Cantor Art Gallery Exhibit: Bringing the Holy Land Home: The Crusades, Chertsey Abbey, and the Reconstruction of a Medieval Masterpiece, Leaves from the Cantor Art Gallery (3rd Floor of the Prior Performing Arts Center)
Join us for a tour of our newest exhibit that explores the impact of art objects manufactured in the eastern Mediterranean on the visual culture of medieval England and western Europe. Register here (pre-registration is encouraged, but not required). Learn more about the exhibit here.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Prior Performing Arts Center Open for Self-Guided Tours
Open September, 2022, the Center features dedicated spaces for the fine and performing arts, including the Cantor Art Gallery, a 400-seat concert hall, and a 200-seat flexible performance space, as well as spaces and technology to support creative interactions between the arts and other disciplines. Peek in the Boroughs Theatre and the Luth Concert Hall on the ground floor and visit the Cantor Gallery on the third floor!
Holy Cross Basketball v. Colgate, The Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
Cheer on Holy Cross Women's Basketball as they take on Colgate! Holy Cross Women's basketball will be celebrating our Senior Day, Women's Basketball Alumni, 50th Anniversary of Title IX and Co-Education, and five Patriot League Trailblazers of Distinction. The five trailblazers being honored are Mary Fitzgerald Riley '83, Sherry Levin '84, Egetta Alfonso '92, Patricia Sutton Thompson '07 and Lauren Manis '20. Purchase tickets here!
We will also be honoring four teams on the anniversaries of their championship seasons:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Alumni & Friends Post-Game Reception, Hogan Campus Center Pub, Basement
Crusaders are invited to join us for a celebration after the big game! Complimentary snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.
Celebration of Mass, Mary Chapel
A special Winter Homecoming Mass will be celebrated by Fr. William Clark, S.J.
Women's Ice Hockey v. UConn, Luth Athletic Complex
Spend the evening cheering on our Women's Ice Hockey team as they take on the UConn Huskies! Admission is FREE.
Holy Cross Theatre Department Performance of Company, Prior Performing Arts Center, Luth Concert Hall
Join us in our brand new performing arts building as the Holy Cross Theatre Department puts on their Spring semester performance of Steven Sondheim's, Company. Purchase tickets here.