Monthly Archives: March 2016

1916 EASTER MONDAY

This year we celebrated Easter in March. In 1916, Easter was April 23.  On Monday, the fight began with a small army of members of the Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen’s Army and the all female Cumann nu mBan.  In previous … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

   

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1916 -MacDonagh

Thomas MacDonagh, became the seventh and final leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. His friendship with Pearse and his love of Irish led him to join the staff of Pearse’s bilingual St. Enda’s School at its start in 1908.  As … Continue reading

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   SAINT PATRICK’S DAY MASS 12:00 NOON  CATHEDRAL SHRINE OF THE VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE Bishop Farrell will celebrate Mass with Father Morgan White and Father Rudy Garcia assisting.   Light lunch to be served after Mass at the Grand Salon, with … Continue reading

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1916 – Ceannt

Eamonn Ceannt (born Edward Kent) was the most complex of the planners.  Described as cold and a man of little words, he was driven by a fierce love of all things Irish and hated all things English. Being extremely interest … Continue reading

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