Pontifical College Josephinum Irish Fest!

Saturday, Mar 02, 2013 at 5:00PM - 11:00PM
Columbus, OH
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Event Details

The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes the general public to its commemoration of the Feast of St. Patrick at the seminary’s eighth annual Irish Fest on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event celebrating Irish culture and heritage will be preceded by a Catholic Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the seminary’s St. Turibius Chapel, followed by an evening of traditional Irish music, food and dance.

100% of Irish Fest proceeds provide financial assistance for seminarians:
Medical and dental expenses not covered by insurance
Books and related school supplies, computer needs
Clothing / personal hygiene needs
Shipping / postage costs related to personal items to and from home
Funding for special seminary outings
Visits to museums and shrines
Transportation expenses related to home visits during holidays

Musical performances for Irish Fest 2013 will be held in two adjoining venues on the Josephinum campus and will feature:

Regan/Rankin Irish Dance Academy
Shamrock Club Pipes & Drums
Ladies of Longford
Maidens IV
The General Guinness Band
The Righteous Disciples Seminarian Band

A fifty-fifty raffle, door prize drawings, face painting and a balloon artist will provide fun and entertainment for adults and children alike.

Mass will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m. in the seminary’s St. Turibius Chapel.

Organization Details

Since its founding in 1888, more than 1,900 Catholic priests have received their education at the Pontifical College Josephinum. Ordained alumni are active today in 48 States and more than 20 foreign countries.  As a pontifical seminary, the Josephinum serves dioceses and religious communities in the United States and the Church abroad. Although it has direct ties with the Holy See, the Josephinum is self-supporting and receives no financial support from Rome, nor is it dependent on any one diocese or religious community. The seminary is largely sustained by the generosity and prayerful support of her loyal alumni and friends.



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Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43235

Starts March 02, 2013 at 5:00PM - 11:00PM

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Contact Information

Organization: cgram@pcj.edu

Event Contact: Carrie Gram

Phone: 614 885 5585