Posted by: irishhungercomm | January 20, 2014

Staten Island Irish Hunger Victims Burial

From: Lynn Rogers
To: Bill Fahey
Sent: Thu, Jan 2, 2014 7:13 pm
Subject: New draft agenda

Burial of the innocent victims of An Gorta Mor on Staten Island on the 27th April 2014 at 1.00 pm

DRAFT AGENDA, subject to change and additions, it may run about 1 1/2 hr.

Cardinal Dolan has been invited.

1. SI Pipes and Drums/AOH bring caskets from down the street to staging area.
2. SI Pipes performs Amazing Grace
3. Lynn, Welcome and site history, thank all who were involved, mention Bill Reilly
4. Msgr. Dorney/Pastor Eric Sorensen (Lutheran minister) and maybe Cardinal Dolan, consecrate the grounds and service.
5. Cardinal Dolan/or Msgr. Dorney and Pastor Sorensen will speak
6. Tenor Andy Cooney will perform two songs
7. Assemblyman Mike Cusick (Mike is the Pres of NY State Irish-Assembly) says a few words and invites guests to place flowers on caskets,
They walk to caskets around and back to their chairs
8. SI OutLOUD 1 poetry reading
9. Bill Fahey, 150th Great Irish Hunger Committee to speak about the world wide mission to commemorate An Gorta Mór and the importance in doing so.
10. Tenor Andy Cooney sings one song
11. Mark Russo, closing remarks
12. SI Pipes and Drums performs and parades out.

 


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