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Liturgy for Peace and Justice
Sunday, August 20 | Service begins at 9:30 AM 

The Milwaukee Irish Fest Liturgy for Peace and Justice will be held on Sunday, August 20 at the American Family Amphitheater on the south end of the Henry Maier Festival Park.

The service will begin at 9:30 AM; prelude music will begin at 9 AM. Plan to arrive early as there is a distance from the parking lots to the Amphitheater. People may also be dropped off near the south end roundabout.

Irish Fest is pleased to announce this year's Liturgy for Peace and Justice celebrant is Most Reverend Thomas Anthony Daly, Bishop of Spokane Washington.

Sunday, August 20 Gate Admission Promotion - South Gate Only

Sunday, August 20

Donate Nonperishable Food Items - Free Entry -  South Gate Only

  • 8:00 AM - The South Gate entrance opens for Mass
  • 9:30 AM - Mass service begins
        *Location: American Family Insurance Amphitheater
  • 11:00 AM - Free admission with donation of nonperishable food items ends
  • 11:00 AM - Irish Fest opens - all gates

Donate nonperishable food items between 8 and 11 am at the South Gate entrance to receive free admission. The festival opens at 11 am. For anyone who donates food and chooses not to attend Mass, enjoy food from Ward's House of Prime (right inside the South Gate area), Catalano's Fruit Stand, and a Paddy's Cafe pop-up with morning buns, doughnuts and refreshments until the festival opens at 11 am, or receive a hand stamp to return at any time on Sunday until 9 pm.

All nonperishable items will be donated to The Hunger Task Force. The Hunger Task Force kindly asks for donations of cans of healthy fruits and vegetables or any non-perishable healthy food items.


Archbishop Thomas DalyAbout Most Reverend Thomas Daly

Thomas Daly was born April 30, 1960, in San Francisco. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco in 1982; a master of divinity from St. Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park, California, in 1987; and a master of education degree from Boston College in 1996. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of San Francisco in 1987. 

Pope Benedict XVI named him auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Jose on March 16, 2011. He was ordained on May 25, 2011.

Pope Francis named him the seventh Bishop of Spokane on March 12, 2015.  Bishop Daly was installed on May 20, 2015 in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes in Spokane.  


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  • Artist
  • Paddy
  • Celtic Canine & Kid
  • Artist with Violin
  • Crowd
  • Irish Fest Fans
  • Young Irish Dancers
  • Young Kid and Dad
  • Wisconsin Irish
  • Young Kids Dancing

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1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Festival Grounds
Henry Maier Festival Park
Milwaukee, WI


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