Irish Saints for June

        Irish Saints of June June 1Saint Cronan of Lismore    June 2Saint Aldegisius of Hannonia    June 3Saint Affine of Kilaffan    June 4Saint Ernin of Cluain    June 5Saint Eoban of Utrecht    June 6Saint Cocca of Kilcock    June 7Saint Colman of Dromore    June 8Saint Luathrenna of Kill Luathrenn    June 9Saint Colum Cille of Iona    June 10Saint Illadan of Rathlihen    June 11Saint Riagail of Bangor    June 12Saint Cunera    June 13Saint Mac Nissi of Clonmacnoise    June 14Saint Nem of Aran    June 15Saint Beoc of Wexford    June … Continue reading

Parade kicked off

Despite the weather the Harrisburg Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off at 2:00 and was considered a success.  The General William Thompson Division provided the honor guard for the 1st division, the Irish and AOH division for the parade, photo coverege of the event was provided by our Associate member, Dave Thomas.   Perhaps even more important was the celebration of the Mass at 10:00 at Saint Lawrence Chapel, celebrated by Father Clark with Jacquie Turk providing her rendition of “Our Lady of Knock”.  Father commented how people come to this Mass just to hear her sing.   The Division … Continue reading

Irish Saints for March

MARCH -1- Senan, Colm, Baodán -2- Lughaidh, Conall, Cuan, Finnian, Sléibhín -3- Conall, Killian, Fachtna -4- – -5- Ciarán, Carthach -6- Cairbre, Brigid, Odhrán, Muadhán -7- – -8- Seanán, Ciarán, Cronan, Siadha,l Conan, Beoaodh Mochonna -9- Brigid, Lughaidh, Proinnseas, Séadna -10- Séadna, Colman, Fáilbhe, Kessog -11- Aonghas -12- Killian, Daghán -13- Mochamhóg -14- Flannan, Ultan, Caomhán -15- Eoghan -16- Fionán, Aodhán, Bairfhionn (Barrion), Abbán -17- Patrick, Becan, Faoiltiarn, Tiarnach -18- Conall, Comyn, Maodhóg, Caomhán, Tommán -19- Lachtín -20- Aodhán, Conan Fergus -21- Éanna -22- Fáilbhe -23- Fergus, Mannix, Ciannait -24- Lughaidh, Manchán, Mochta -25- Caimín, Colm -26- Carthach, Cormac, Garbhán, … Continue reading

Irish Saints for February

FEBRUARY -1- Brigid -2- Colman, Fionnach -3- Colman, Caoilfhionn, Conna, Faoileann -4- Loman, Ciarán -5- Fínín (Fineen), Dufach, Liadhnán (Leannan), Ceara -6- Colm, Macha, Mel, Ríofach -7- Aodh, Meallán, Colman, Fintan, Loman, Lonan, Tressan -8- Colman, Fiachra, Fáilbhe, Ceara -9- Ronan, Colman, Caíreach, Ríonach -10- Dearlú, Siollán -11- Fionán Gobnat Dubhán -12- Siadhal, Fionán, Comyn, Cronan, Aodhán, Farannán, Lughaidh, Damhán -13- Conan, Fionán, Cúachnait -14- Manchín (Mannix), Manchán, Fínneachta -15- Bearach, Fergus -16- Aodh, Aengus -17- Fintan, Cormac -18- Aengus, Colman -19- Feichín, Odhrán -20- Cronan -21- Fintan, Colman, Cronan -22- Feichín -23- Eirnín -24- Comyn, Ciarán -25- Cianán -26- … Continue reading

A Blessed Saint Brigid’s Day to you

  A blessed Brigid’s Day to you! The Feast of St. Brigid of Kildare, the beloved Irish saint. Born in the middle of the 5th century, Brigid became a powerful leader of the early church in Ireland. She established a number of monastic communities around Ireland, the most famous of which was the double monastery (including both women and men) of Cill Dara (“The Church of the Oak”), now known as Kildare.   May the power of Brigid inspire you, the grace of Brigid attend you, the flame of Brigid enliven you, the story of Brigid engage you.   May … Continue reading