Parishioners at St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church enthusiastically welcomed the Rev. Gerry Finegan’s five sisters, all visiting from Ireland, at a reception after Mass May 3.
Finegan introduced his sisters, Catherine O’Leary, Anne Connolly, Mary Tunney, Brigid Duffy and Josephine Finegan, with brief comments about each at Stella Maris Hall.
“It’s a bit overwhelming,” Duffy said. “We’ve never had this kind of welcome before.”
Seeing Finegan surrounded by his five sisters, one member of the congregation commented, “With five sisters, no wonder he went into the priesthood.”
The St. Mary’s Guild organized the reception.
Currently 0 Responses
20 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
3 Manatee Audubon -- OPEN HOUSE at Felts Audubon Preserve
8:00 am - 11:00 am
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
21 Taste of the Keys & Fashion Show
Joan M. Durante Park installs new playground
The playground is made from post-consumer recycled materials.
Pete Cumming: Bell-ringer in chief
Longboat Key Police Chief Pete Cumming took on a shift that didn’t involve police work Tuesday, serving as Salvation Army bell-ringer at Longboat Key Publix.
Turtle T-shirts: Always in season
Need a gift for the turtle-lover in your life?