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From Old St. Patrick’s: a Gaelic mass

Yesterday, Archbishop Dolan announced that the Archdiocese of New York would get its very first basilica: the historic Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral in lower Manhattan.

Fittingly, the previous weekend the old church — forerunner of the glorious temple in midtown — hosted something truly special: mass celebrated in Gaelic.

Curious? You can get a little taste of what it was like right here.

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posted March 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm

That was beautiful!

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posted March 19, 2010 at 12:16 am


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posted August 5, 2010 at 10:01 am

Beautiful basilica!

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