Irish Saints for August

August 1,Saint Pellegrino delle Alpi di Garfagnana August 2,Saint Comgan the Culdee August 3,Saint Trea of Ardtrea/Saint Deirbhile of Erris August 4,Saint Molua of Clonfert-Molua/Saint Midnat of Killucan August 5,Saint Abel of Belgium August 6,Saint Mochua of Clondalkin August 7,Saint Cronan of Moville August 8,Saint Daire August 9,Saint Nathy of Achonry August 10,Saint Cuimmin of Drumbo August 11,Saint Attracta of Killaraght August 12,Saint Ségéne of Iona August 13,Saint Brigid of Cluain-diolama August 14,Saint Fachtna of Ross August 15,The Daughters of Carpre August 16,Saint Lughan August 17,Saint Eóin MacCarlain August 18,Saint Daigh of Iniskeen August 19,Saint Mochta of Louth August 20,Saint … Continue reading

Our Lady of Knock Mass

Our Lady of Knock, Queen of Ireland, made her appearance at the rear gable of a humble Catholic Church in Knock Ireland on August 21, 1879, but she was not alone. As a gentle Irish rain fell on the muddy fields and as the farmers were returning from a long day of work in the field, Mary appeared with a bright light surrounding her and the rest of the apparition. Mary was joined by St. Joseph on her right, and St. John, the Evangelist on her left. Further to her left was an altar and upon that altar was a … Continue reading

Our Lady of Knock-August 17

In one month, The Feast of Our Lady of Knock will be celebrated on August 17. (with the actual visitation Occuring on August 21). We invite you to join with us as we celebrate our Catholic-Irish heritage and our love of the Blessed Mother. August 17, 2014 11:30 Mass at the Saint Elanor Regina Chapel (the Chapel in the woods) Directions from Saint Patrick Church on Marsh Drive: 1. Turn right out of Marsh Drive, heading south on Holly Pike. Continue to follow PA-34 for 7.3 miles. 2. Once through Mount Holly and reach the Ahlstrom factory, make sure you … Continue reading

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