Corpus Christi at St. Mary Church and Cementery on June 19, 2017

AOH Summer Break Party at Murphy’s May 22


Boyle School of Irish Dance Recital Book ad

AOH Volunteer Ushers at St. Mary’s

AOH Home Run!


Herbert-Cady Division, Alexandria, VA,  provides Honor Guard for the Washington Nationals Baseball Game at Irish Heritage Night.  Irish Ambassador Anne Anderson threw the first pitch. (l-r) Honor Guard Tim Donnelly, Pres. Terry Riley, Ambassador Anne Anderson, Brendan Cooney, Jim Courtney, John O’Donnell.





Christian Charity

The AOH supports Christ House by volunteering to bring & serve dinner on 4/13:

The AOH sponsors two St. Mary’s Lenten Soup Suppers this year – 3/17 & 4/7:

Awesome March!

The Ancient Order of Hibernians thanks all the sponsors, parishioners, and volunteers for a successful Irish Heritage Month!   

AOH Raffle Winners

1st Prize Trip to Ireland – Ken Munis – St. Mary’s Parishioner – purchased his ticket outside church

2nd Prize Brunch for 8 at Murphy’s – Mike Laragy (brother of Parishioner)

 St. Mary’s Hooley

– Hooley profits – $12,000 Donated to Christ House

– 50-50 Raffle Winner – Tom Mooney, Owner of Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub – Donated his winnings to Christ House!

– AOH St. Mary’s Christmas Ornament profits – $1000 Donated to Christ House

Our AOH Division

Bishop Burbidge becomes an honorary member of our AOH Division






St. Patrick’s Mass and Parade Photos – March 4th


Time to March in the Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade March 4, 2017

March 4 – Saturday – Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade Day

8:30AM St. Patrick’s Parade Mass at St. Mary’s followed by coffee/donuts (Coordinators – Brothers Courtney & McEntee)


11:00AM Assemble in front of Brother McCarthy’s Office Cameron/Patrick Streets to line up for parade


12:30 Parade Starts


Post parade party at Brother Riley’s house


March 11 – Saturday – St. Mary’s/AOH Hooley

6:00-9:00PM St. Mary’s School Gym

(Buy your tickets now before they sell out on Faith Direct)


March 17 – Friday – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Lenten Supper

(Coordinators – Brothers Pick & PJ)

6:00PM Supper St. Mary’s Lyceum


March 18 – Saturday – St. Mary’s Men’s Retreat

(Coordinators – Brothers Laragy & Coffin)

9:30AM St. Mary’s Lyceum


May 2 – Tuesday – AOH National’s Game


AOH Installation Ceremony

AOH VA State President Gene Bransfield installs officers of the Herbert-Cady Division at Murphy’s Grand Old Irish Pub in Old Town Alexandria.

L-R – Vice President Pat Cushing, Marshal John O’Donnell, AOH State President Gene Bransfield, Financial Secretary Scott Laragy, President Terry Riley, Sentinel Kevin McDermott, Treasurer Brendan Cooney, Chairman Standing Committee Mike McEntee, Recording Secretary Devin Ruic

AOH Brothers Herbert-Cady Division

Boyle School Irish Dancers Kelly Riley, Addison Laragy, and Kate Laragy provided outstanding entertainment.