Family and friends came together to celebrate the inaugural Sacré Coeur Society Mass on Saturday, October 30, 2021 in the James B. Branton ’74 Chapel. Monsignor Andrew C. Taormina ’54 SA presided over the Mass. Kevin Caparotta ’88 and members of the Brother Martin Chorus, as well as the Alumni Chorus, provided the music. Brother Martin Student Ambassadors and Student Ministers, under the direction of Campus Minister Mark Bordelon, also assisted with the event.
After Mass, Pat Stant ’87 shared some encouraging words about why his family chose to tie their legacy to Brother Martin High School in honor of their mother, Sacré Coeur Society member Marilyn Stant. Greg Rando ’77, President of Brother Martin High School, and Kenny Spellman ’84, Advancement and Alumni Director, presented a special gift to all attendees while Gillen Briede, Advancement Officer, announced the names of the Sacré Coeur Society members.
Special guests included Justin Fleetwood, Director of Strategic Planning for Advancement, and the many family and friends who came together to celebrate their loved ones.
The Sacré Coeur Society recognizes and honors inspired memorial giving. The Society welcomes those who designate gifts directed to Brother Martin in memory of a loved one. With this heartfelt gift, members of the Society strengthen their impact and connection to the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.
Sacré Coeur Society Committee: Christine Briede, Mimi Culotta, Michael Flick ’66 SA, Michelle Hennessey, Mark Romig ’74, Chris Stant ’90, Coco Villarrubia, and David Villarrubia ’70.