The Passing of the Sash mass will be held at St. Raphael Church on Saturday, March 14th at 4pm. Father Jerome Day will preside over the mass and bless the sash for 2020 recipient, Stephanie McLaughlin. 2019 recipients John and Marilyn Cashin will be on hand to help present the sash to Stephanie.
The 2019 St. Thomas More award recipient, Diane Quinlan and her husband Gary will also be recognized at the mass. Also, 2020 Thomas J. King Award recipient, George Rousseau and his wife Aileen, will be recognized at the mass by Father Jerome.
Following the Mass there will be a St. Patrick’s Dinner held in the church hall in the school building featuring a traditional corned beef and ham dinner with all of the fixings! All of our special guests will be in attendance and will receive their awards from Parade president, Dan O’Neil on behalf of the Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee. There is still a limited number of tickets available for the dinner and it will sell out. You can obtain a ticket by calling the St. Raphael church office.