The New York County Ancient Order of Hibernians, the New York Irish History Roundtable and the Basilica of Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral invite all to celebrate an Irish-language Mass on Saturday, March 14th, 12 p.m.at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral
Father Andrew O’Connor of St. Mary’s Church in Manhattan will be the celebrant. Liturgical music will be performed on the Basilica’s historic 1868 Henry Erben Organ by resident organist Jared Lamenzo, and Paddy Connolly will be the Cantor. There will be readings in Gaelic by several guests.
After the Holy Mass, there will be a party in the St. Patrick’s Youth Center with Traditional Irish music performed by The Mason’s Apron with Donie Carroll. There will be Irish Step Dancing by students of The Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance. There will be Irish Soda Bread, Coffee and Tea.
So, come and celebrate the Mass, and enjoy the ceili (great music), craic (great conversation), dancing, and refreshments. Come and join us to celebrate the Feast of Saint Patrick!
There is absolutely no charge to attend. Free-will contributions will be gratefully accepted.