The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club will hold its 70th Annual Mass and Parade celebration on Saturday, March 17th, 2017, 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Assumption Church (corner of Constance and Josephine Streets) followed by the parade (corner of Felicity and Magazine) at 1:00 p.m.
The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club's President, Dick Burke said, "We are looking forward to celebrating another year of New Orleans Irish heritage with the friends and neighbors of the Irish Channel. It is our pleasure to contribute to the selfless mission of St. Michael's led by Ms. Jane Silva."
The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club was organized in the Channel in 1947 and has remained in the area with its annual mass and parade for 60 years. The club's 1,400 members are ethnically diverse, all claiming strong ties to the Irish Channel neighborhood.
In recent years, the organization's activities have expanded to include Special Olympics, the Crohn's Benefit Golf Tournament for Crohn's Research, distribution of Thanksgiving baskets and active support for the Friends of St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center. For more information visit irishchannelno.org