IPC begins March events with tribute to a ‘Special Corkonian’

Fr. Dan Finn and IPC Executive Director Mary Swanton are pictured at a reception aboard the Irish Naval vessel LÉ James Joyce which during a 2018 Boston visit.

The Irish Pastoral Centre in Dorchester will kick off its month of March events on Sun., March 3, with an Open House showcasing its recent expansion into additional ground floor space at its Adams Corner offices and meeting rooms, located at 540 Gallivan Blvd., rear unit off the parking lot.

“We are very excited to share about our upcoming Open House in collaboration with the Knights & Ladies of St. Finbarr - Cork Club to view our expansion at the IPC,” said Executive Director Mary Swanton.

“This will also be a celebration of a very special Cork man, Fr. Dan Finn. It is our hope that you can join us for our Open House on Sunday, which is actually Fr. Dan’s 80th birthday (surprise celebration!)

Please share news of this celebration honoring our Shepherd and great friend.”

Richard Archer, president of The Knights and Ladies of St. Finbarr - Cork Club, said “The club is delighted to work with the Irish Pastoral Centre on this exciting day as we honor a Special Corkonian. Please join us at the IPC. We encourage all to wear your Cork colors of Red and White. Everyone is welcome.”
“Join us on March 3rd from 3 to 7 p.m  at the IPC in Dorchester for food, friendship and music, Swanton said. “All are welcome to attend, no RSVP required. We look forward to your presence.”