Twenty First Annual Mass of Memory

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 3:00pm

Principal Celebrant Bishop M. Pearse Lacey, Bishop Emeritus of Toronto

Con-Celebrants Very Reverend Cannon John Cosgrove P.P. Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Father Gerry Scott CSSp Homilist...Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick CSSp

Music by..The Dunmore Church Choir From Dunmore, Co. Galway
Sacred Choral Music Performance by Choir beginning at 2.30pm
Guard of Honor - GAA

In attendance...Ambassador of Ireland to Canada, Dr. Ray Bassett
Mass of Memory at 3.00pm

In Memory of the people who have suffered and died from hunger.
In memory of Michael Power, the first Bishop of the Diocese of Toronto who died serving the famine Irish, in Memory of the many victims of the Famine of 1847 who are buried in the grounds of St. Paul's Basilica and all the members of the Irish Community who have died in this past year.

Wreath Dedication at the Pieta after Mass, Nicole Bhatia-Feldman will sing Amazing Grace

Reception to follow, down stairs in the Basilica Hall Hosted by the
Irish Cultural Society of Toronto. Proceeds from this celebration go to
The Children's Breakfast Club Program of St. Paul's Basilica.
Famine Yesterday-Hunger Today

For information call...Michael Hamill 416 763 6575
Deirdre McKenna 416 431 4828
Norita Fleming 905 881 5012

(Basilica, downtown Toronto on Queen Street East, one
block East of Parliament. Parking in lot just east of the Basilic


Saint Paul's Basilica
83 Power Street
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 17.4456" N, 79° 21' 46.8432" W
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