Gala 2017

We are happy to announce the Saint Gregory the Great 2017 Gala; Havana Nights!  Immerse yourself in a casual Cuban vibe of great food, dancing, and GIVING at the beautiful San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina on May 6, 2017.

Gala Tickets  and Opportunity Tickets will be available for sale in the gathering plaza after weekend Masses beginning in March.  Tickets will also be available in the parish office and at the school. 

Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Saint Gregory the Great Parish and Saint Gregory the Great School.  We thank you for your support and hope to see you there!

Jeannine Sullivan
Kirstine Lighthart

2017 Gala Chairwomen                                                                                                                                                          Click here to purchase online


Event Chairs:

Jeannine Sullivan

Kirstine Lighthart

Wall of Wine Coordinators:

Suzie Honeycutt

Dori Gallagher

Procurement Chairs:

Jeannine Sullivan

Kirstine Lighthart


Live Auction

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Support our Event

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Make a Donation



Gala Tickets:

$115 Each
(early bird until April 9)

$150 Each
(after April 9)

$1400 Preferred Table*
(early bird until April 9)

$1750 Preferred Table*
(early bird after April 9)

*Includes event tickets, reserved seating for 10 guests, table signage, program recognition, and champagne toast.

$115 Sponsor Each
(Sponsor faculty/parish staff member)

Opportunity Tickets:

$25 Single Ticket

$100 Bundle of 5 Tickets

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Registration, Photos, Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction


Marina Ballroom Opens to Guests


Blessing, Dinner and Program


Live Auction, Opportunity Drawing, Direct Giving


Dance the Night Away to the sounds of Mariel Contreras and Con Todo!


Silent Auction

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Wall of Wine

The Wall of Wine is back!  Please help us reach our goal of 100 bottles. Click here for details.



San Diego Marriott
Marquis and Marina
333 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101

Phone:  619.234.1500

Click here for directions

Booking a Room:

Special room rates $259.  To book click here.  Overnight parking rates will apply.

Note:  Please allow extra time to get downtown and park due to the Padres/LA Dodgers game the same evening. The game begins at 5:40pm and includes fireworks. A big crowd is expected!


Hors D’Oeuvres Brie Cheese with Grapes and Walnut on Bruschetta, Chipotle Beef Empanadas, Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chile Sauce.

Salad:Grilled Baby Romaine, Hearts of Palm, Coconut Flakes and Pomegranate Seeds, Served with Ancho Honey Dressing.

Bakery Basket: To Include A Variety of Breads, Breadsticks, Rolls, Sundried Tomato Tapenade, and Sweet Butter.

Duo Entree: Flat Iron Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Grilled Salmon with a Mango Citrus Salsa, Garnished with a Sweet Plantain, Braised Sweet Potatoes, and Grilled Vegetables.*

Dessert Tropical Fresh Berry Basket: Belgium Chocolate Dipped Tulip Cup Filled with Grand Marnier Custard, Mango, Strawberries, Dragon Fruit, Star fruit and Kiwi.

*Vegetarian Option: Mushroom Risotto with Spinach Puree and Grilled Vegetables.  If you prefer the vegetarian option, please contact Kirstine Lighthart at as soon as possible.

Opportunity Drawing

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Thank you Sponsors!

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Sponsors & Donors