The AOH Bronx County Communion Breakfast has been scheduled for Sunday, April 2 at St. Barnabas H.S. Chapel, the same location as in the past several years. We will attend the 10:30 mass and breakfast will follow at Rory Dolan’s, a few blocks away.
Our guest speaker will be Denis Boyle, Justice of the Supreme Court of Bronx County.
The Myles Scully Division #1 of Yonkers hosted its Annual Communion Breakfast at St. Joseph’s Seminary this past weekend. Over 175 people were in attendance to hear guest speaker Bishop John O’Hara, who is the Vicar of Southern Manhattan and Staten Island.
The Hibernians were welcomed back to the Dunwoodie by Seminary Rector Msgr. Peter Vaccari and Dean of Seminarians Fr. Nicholas Zientarski, who co-celebrated the mass with Bishop O’Hara. As per custom, the seminary agreed to once again allow The McSweeney Chalice to be used in the celebration of the Mass.
Division #1 also presented Peter Van Slyck with the James G. McGinty Hibernian of the Year Award. Peter is a long time member of Division #1, and has played a vital role in helping the Division achieve success over the past decade. Peter is a Yonkers Police Officer and currently serves as the President of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester County.
Division #1 also was able to present the seminary with a $1,000 pledge in support of vocations. Division #1 also presented Bishop O’Hara with a $500 donation in support of Trinity House Retreat Center in Westchester.
The Officers and Members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), Myles Scully – Division #1 of Yonkers are proud to announce that they will hold their Annual Communion Breakfast on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers. Mass will begin at 10:00am in the Seminary’s Chapel followed by a full hot breakfast which will be served in the campus refectory.
The Guest Speaker for the breakfast will be the Most Reverend John O’Hara, who is an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of New York and serves as Episcopal Vicar of both southern Manhattan and Staten Island.
The Hibernians will also present the James McGinty Hibernian of the Year Award to Peter Van Slyck, who is Yonkers Police Officer and also serves as the current President of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester County.
The cost is $20 per person in advance and $25.00 the day of the event. Children under 10 are $10.00. Advance ticket deadline is February 22, 2017. Please see event flyer for details.
On April 3, The Bronx County Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians held its Annual Communion Breakfast with Mass at St. Barnabas Church followed with breakfast at the Heritage Restaurant on McLean Ave. in Yonkers.
The guest speaker was Congressman Joseph Crowley who spoke about the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. In attendance at the breakfast were AOH National Director Charles “Chip” McLean, National Immigration Chair Dan Dennehy, NYS Vice-President Vic Vogel, former NYS President James Burke, Tommy Beirne, District Director and Kevin Ellis, President, Division 1-Yonkers.
The County Board, at the recommendation of the Four Bronx divisions, awarded $500 each to the Emerald Isle Immigration Center, St. Lucy’s Food Pantry, Throgs Neck Benevolent Assn., RJM Haitian Relief Fund, the $250 each to the Sisters of Life and the Sisters of the Poor.
Inducted into the Order of the Gael for service to the Hibernians were: Sean McCarthy, Dan Donovan, Pete Tarsnane, Jerry Collins, Mike Halloran and Pat Scanlon. Thanks to Mary Hogan, President, NYS Ladies A.O.H, for approving and preparing the citations.
The AOH Bronx County Board will hold its Annual Communion Breakfast on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The Mass will be 10:30am and will be held at St. Barnabas Chapel, 425 East 240th Street in Woodlawn.
Breakfast will follow the Mass and be held at The Heritage Bar & Restaurant, 960 McLean Avenue in Yonkers.
The Guest Speaker for the breakfast will be U.S. Congressman Joseph Crowley and he will be speaking on the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
For reservations information, please contact AOH Bronx County President Bob Nolan at email@example.com
The AOH Myles Scully Division #1 of Yonkers held their Annual Communion Breakfast on Sunday, February 28th at St. Joseph’s Seminary at Dunwoodie. Over 150 people attended the event.
The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Nicholas Zientarski, who serves as The Dean of Seminarians. Fr. Nick welcomed the Hibernians back to the Seminary, where the breakfast has been held for the last 8 years.
Division #1 was honored to welcome many friends and supporters to the breakfast, including AOH National Director Charles “Chip” McLean, AOH New York State President Timothy McSweeney, AOH New York State Treasurer John Manning, and AOH State District Director Tom Beirne.
Breakfast was held in the Seminary Refectory, where attendees enjoyed a full hot breakfast.
Division #1 Officer Dennis O’Brien was received the James G. McGinty Yonkers Hibernian of the Year Award for his many years of outstanding service to both the AOH and the greater Irish Community in Yonkers. Barbara McGinty, wife of the late James, took part in the presentation.
The guest speaker was Fr. John Sheehan S.J. who spoke of both cultural and political forces today attempting to suppress both the Catholic Church and its teaching. Fr. Sheehan challenged everyone in attendance to become more aware of these threats and that Catholics needed to band together if it is to be stopped.
The Division was also able to present the Seminary with a $1,000 donation to support the seminarians on campus. The Hibernians also presented a $500 donation to the Xavier Society of the Blind, which Fr. Sheehan currently serves as the organization’s Chairman.
Division #1 Rockland Honors Dermot Moore at Communion Breakfast
Rockland County A.O.H. Division #1 North Rockland held their annual Communion Breakfast Sunday Jan 17th. The day began with Mass at St Gregory Barbarigo in Garnerville NY, followed by Breakfast at Lynch’s restaurant.
The Guest of Honor was Dermot Moore. He is current President of A.O.H. Division 3 Pearl River, NYS AOH District 8 Director and will be the Grand Marshal in the Pearl River St. Patrick’s Day Parade for 2016. He was 2010 Hibernian of the Year Rockland County, 2014 Irish Northern Aid Man of the year, and recognized for Community Service in 2015 by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Dermot’s mother Mary Holt Moore was also there. She is a Gaelic scholar, past Grand Marshal of the NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade and a direct descendant of the leader of the Wicklow rebels in 1798, General Joseph Holt. She named Dermot in honor of 1916 leader Sean Mac Diarmada and her Uncle Sam O’Reilly fought in the GPO. She shared the Gaelic language with us as well as some of her experiences.
It was a great way to start 2016!