Category: This Irish America
AOH Division 5 Woodlawn/Bronx sponsored an Irish language Mass on Saturday, September 8 at St. Barnabas Church, the largest Irish-American parish in the country. The Mass was offered for all those persecuted for their Catholic faith and Gaelic language and was celebrated by Father Brendan Fitzgerald. Pictured (l-r): Raymond Leyden (vice-president, AOH Woodlawn/Bronx Div.5), Father Brendan Fitzgerald (pastor, Saint Barnabas Church, Woodlawn/Bronx, NY), Martin Galvin (president, AOH Div.5 and chair, NYS AOH Freedom for All Ireland), and Westchester County Legislator David Tubiolo. Photo by Nuala Purcell.