ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVITIES

 

IRISHMAN OF THE YEAR BREAKFAST

This year the Erin Sports Association honours Mr. Andrew W. Fogarty, who has been involved in the English Catholic Community for more than 60 years. He will be joined by family, friends, local celebrities, comedians and dignitaries including Parade Grand Marshall Mayor Denis Coderre on Saturday, March 11, 9am at Plaza Centre Ville (777 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Montreal). Tickets are $65. Contact Tim at 514-713-3207.

 

 

MASS OF ANTICIPATION

The United Irish Societies of Montreal welcomes you to this annual community event, which includes sister societies, the Knights of Columbus, clergy, and the
St. Gabriel parish community, on Sunday, March 12, 11:30am at St. Gabriel Parish (2157 Centre St., Montreal). A reception in the hall will follow and Irish coffee will be served. Visit www.montrealirishparade.com.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON

Celebrating its 184th year, it will be held on Friday, March 17, 11am at Plaza Centre Ville (777 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Montreal). Enjoy a delicious three-course meal with complimentary wine for the Toast finished off with a nice Irish coffee listening to guest speakers such as John Rae, Executive Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada. A great event for those who want to get to know the Montréal Irish community. Tickets are $95 and can be purchased online at spsmtl.com/purchase_tickets.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S BASILICA: GREEN MASS

All are welcome to celebrate the patronal feast on Sunday, March 19 at 10am (460 René-Lévesque Blvd., West, Montreal). Archbishop Christian Lépine will preside. Please note that the 9am and 11am Masses are cancelled for this Sunday only. The following Masses that day will be held at 12:30pm and 5pm. Contact the office at 514-866-7379 or info@stpatricksmtl.ca.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Montreal’s 194th St. Patrick’s Parade, an event famous the world over, will be held on Sunday, March 19 starting at noon on Ste. Catherine Street from Fort St. to Phillips Square. This year, to mark Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the organizing committee has planned some fun new items to highlight the people and history of the city. The Archdiocese of Montreal will also be participating, together with several parishes. If your parish does not have a unit but you are interested in walking with the diocesan group, please feel welcome to join us before noon at SECTION C. Meeting spot for Section C will be on René-Lévesque Blvd. West, between St. Mathieu and Guy Streets.  We invite everyone to come out and enjoy this great event regardless of the weather! More information can be found here: http://www.montrealirishparade.com/parade.

 

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