Liturgy for Peace and Justice - Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
This year Milwaukee Irish Fest is pleased to welcome two Irish born Bishops who have served in Dioceses in the United States. They will celebrate the Liturgy for Peace and Justice on Sunday, August 18, 2013 in the Marcus Amphitheatre.
Bishop Raymond J. Boland, Bishop Emeritus of Kansas City - St. Joseph was born in the town of Tipperary and ordained to the priesthood in June 1957 for the Archdiocese of Washington, DC.
His brother, Bishop J. Kevin Boland is Bishop Emeritus of Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Monkstown, Co. Cork, Ireland. He was ordained to the priesthood in June 1959 for the Diocese of Savannah.
The Milwaukee Irish Fest Mass for Peace and Justice will begin at 9:30 am. The Irish Fest Choir for Peace and Justice will begin a selection of songs at 9:00 am. The gates will open at 8:00 am.
Anyone donating a non-perishable food item by 11 a.m. will receive free admission to the festival. Patrons are welcome to attend the Mass beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will receive free admission immediately following. Those donating food who choose not to attend the Mass will receive a hand stamp valid for free entry at any time that day during regular festival hours (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.) All non-perishable food items will be donated to Hunger Task Force.