Bishop Jenky to celebrate Mass at Irish festival Sunday
BISHOP Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, will be principal celebrant and homilist at a 10:30 a.m. Mass this Sunday, Aug. 30, on the grounds of the Erin Feis Irish festival on the Peoria riverfront.
The Mass, promoted as a liturgy for peace and justice, will be offered beneath the North Stage tent. Persons donating a non-perishable food item at the entrance prior to the Mass will be granted free entry to the festival grounds.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians, which coordinates the annual Mass, will distribute all food donations to the Missionaries of Charity. Monetary donations brought to the Mass will be distributed to other charities that are supported by the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
A prelude of music begins at 10 a.m.