Upcoming Events

2nd Chance Prom


All classes and friends are invited to a “2nd Chance Prom” to be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Airport Clarion Hotel.  The Prom Theme will be FOREVER YOUNG.

Blocks of rooms are being made available for attendees. To reserve your room, call the hotel at 610-521-9600 and identify yourself as an attendee of the West Catholic event.

Cost is $65.00. To purchase your ticket mail your check and a self addressed stamped envelope to:

Bette McGrath Deidrich, 870 Springhill Rd, Secane PA 19018   OR

Peggy Sheffield Panichelli, 17A Dutton Place, Ridley Park, PA 19081  OR

by visiting the WestCatholicAlumni.org website.

More details can be found on the West Philadelphia Catholic High School Alumns Facebook page.



Date: May 14, 2016
Venue: Airport Clarion Hotel
Phone: 610-521-9600
76 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA, United States
Cost: $65.00

1956 Reunion

SAVE THE DATE.  The 60th reunion for the class of 1956 will be held Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Lazaretta’s .

Contact  Cass Coakley, 610-353-1017

Additional details to follow.

Date: September 25, 2016
Venue: Lazaretta
Phone: 484-494-5060
99 Wanamaker Ave, Essington, PA, 19029, United States

2016 Communion Breakfast

This year the Alumnae will join the School in celebrating 100 years of Catholic Education.  Instead of our annual communion breakfast, normally held on the last Sunday of October.  We will combine our celebration with this event to kick off the school’s celebration.  There will be an 11:00 AM Mass in the Cathedral on Sunday, October 16, 2016  followed by a brunch to be held in the Archdiocese building, 222 N. 17th Street, which is just around the corner from the Cathedral.  Additional details to follow.

Start: October 16, 2016 11:00 am
End: October 16, 2016 3:00 pm

1966 Combined 50th Reunion

The combined 1966 reunion will be held Friday,November 4, 2016 at the Springfield Country Club.  The event will begin with a 4:30 Mass at the Church of St. Kevin, 200 West Sproul Rd, Springfield, Pa.

The reunion will be held in the country club from 6:30 to 11:30.  There will be an open bar from 7PM -10PM along with a dinner buffet, music and dancing.


The cost is $85.00.  Mail check to Dot McShane, 716 Altar St,, Phila. PA 19147 or Frank Tallon, 217 Glen Gary Dr. Havertown, PA 19083. Mail your check payable to the West Catholic 1966 Reunion Committee by October, 10, 2016.

Rooms are available at the Marriott Courtyard, on the Country Club grounds..  To reserve a room call 610-543-1080 and request the WC 1966 group rate.

Start: November 4, 2016 6:30 pm
End: November 4, 2016 11:30 pm
Venue: Springfield Country Club
Phone: 610-690-7600
400 W. Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA, 19064, United States
Cost: $85.00