Albany Hibernians Hold Annual Communion Breakfast

On March 1st, Albany Hibernians held their annual Communion Breakfast. AOH Albany County Chaplin, Deacon Jim O’Rourke was the guest speaker and spoke about his experience as a seminarian. Deacon Jim is currently a seminarian at Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary outside of Boston and will be ordained into the priesthood in 2020. 
Pictured are Rear: Albany Div. 5 President Tim Weklar, Albany County Chaplin Deacon Jim O’Rourke and National Organizer Tim McSweeney. Front: National Director Liam McNabb, National Vice President Karen Keane, National Catholic Action Cathy Turck, Albany Div. 1 Kathleen Stevens and Albany Div. 1 Missions and Charities Shelia Mehling. 

Albany Family Picnic and Wiffleball Tournament

On September 8th, Albany AOH Division 5 held its annual Wiffleball Tournament (chaired by Jeremy Hughes) and family picnic (chaired by Kevin O’Reilly). The Wiffleball tournament raised money for the College of Saint Rose’s Living Resources program which teaches independent living skills to the disabled in a college setting.