March 2012, Broward County, FL
- On this great day of
honor to Saint Patrick, the glorious Apostle of Ireland, Reverend
Father Jeffrey (FR. Jeff) Mc Cormick, Pastor of Saint Maximilian Kolbe
Parish in Pembroke Pines, Florida, while saying 8:00 A.M, MASS, gave
tribute to our Lord JESUS CHRIST and his Apostle of Ireland, Saint
Patrick, before the entire congregation.
In attendance at Mass were members of the "FIREMAN William J. Elliott
Division #2, Broward County, Florida, of the Ancient Order of
Hibernians in America, members of "The Wild Geese Association," as well
as, many other members of the congregation.
Father Jeff, who had been asked previously and accepted Division
Charter President-John Boyle's appointment as Division CHAPLAIN, was
officially installed as such in Our Lady's Chapel at Saint Max's with
the congregation in witness. President Boyle conducted the installation
proceeding with the assistance of Division #2 member Patrick Fox, and
South Florida State Organizer John Pesce.
President Boyle presented FR. Jeff with, and draped the AOH Division
CHAPLAIN'S Medallion over FR. Jeff's head which FR. Jeff then wore
proudly around his neck.
Several parishioners were in attendance witnessing Father Jeff's
initiation as AOH CHAPLAIN.
As grateful and humbled as FR. Jeff was in accepting his Chaplain's
Medallion, Broward County-Division #2 and the whole of our Ancient
Order, in support and protection of our Holy Mother Church, are
extremely grateful and humbled by his acceptance of our invitation to
become a worthy member of our Ancient Order, and become one of the many
members of our Holy Clergy, administering yet again, to another "Flock"
of our Holy Mother Church!
(L-R) South Florida State Organizer John Pesce, Fr. Jeff,
Broward Div. #2 Pres. John Boyle and Patrick Fox.