The 2013 State Convention is
AOH/LAOH State Convention will be in Kansas City,
MO, near Zona Rosa on May 3rd and 4th. The Embassy Suites is
offering a convention package for $85. The convention package
includes breakfast and a sit down dinner. Room reservations
are $103 per room.
National Convention 2014
St. Louis AOH and LAOH chapters will
play host to the 2014 AOH/LAOH National Convention.
currently being arranged as well as the mass schedule. Check back often
as details will be posted as they become available.
Easter Uprising of
The Uprising Commemoration Ceremony
was held on Sunday, April 7th at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.
The local Irish Gathering meets annually in remembrance of the
fallen comrades during the Easter Rebellion in 1916. The march began
at 11AM to the Irish Nationalist plot, featuring a huge celtic
cross. Chapter officials then a participated in the laying of
the wreaths; which was followed with speeches of fallen heroes of
the Uprising by representatives of Hibernian Divisions around the St
Louis area. The wrap up included the singing of the Irish
Snacks and drinks were provided afterward.
Click here for the
lyrics to Irish National Anthem ("The Soldier’s Song.")
2013 Officers & Chairpersons
Sandi Swift, President
Valerie Ryan, Vice President
Shel Stidmon, Secretary
Mary Jo Sullivan, Financial Secretary
Loretta Sheerin, Treasurer
Donna Baringer, Immigration & Legislation
Mary Kathryn Victor, Historian
Maire Ryan, Sentinel
Peggy Skredenske, Catholic Action
Nora Shanahan, Mission & Charities
Shel Stidmon & Donna Baringer, Public Relations & Membership
Valerie Ryan, Emeral Ball Commitee Chair
AOH/LAOH Joint Spring Mass
The AOH/LAOH Joint
Spring Mass was held on pril 14, 2013 at Little Flower Catholic
Church in Richmond Heights, Missouri. Mass was celebrated by LOAH
State Chaplain Fr. Larry Herzog. Pictures to follow on the
Photo Gallery webpage.
Irish beginning language classes
were started on April 23, 2013. This is a fun and interactive
group. Any member of St. Charles Sister Cities Programs, Inc.,
will receive free tuition with paid dues.
The class is reviewing and starting
from the beginning. Classes are held in Dogtown on Clayton across
from the Irish Gift Shop and Seamus McDaniel’s and begins at 6 pm.
Class is limited to about 18 people - contact
Sandra Riley Swift if
here for more
information and details.
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians would like to
keep loved ones in the Irish Community in their prayers. If
you would like to add someone to our prayer list please email Shel
Stidmon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family of Barbara Walsh
for the loss of her brother
Judge James Wahl
the Families and victims of the
Boston Marathon Bombing
the Families of the National Board who were
affected by Hurricane
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