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Ancient Order of Hibernians

The Ancient Order of Hibernians,

St. Patrick's Division 1 St. Patrick of Eire


The Members of St. Patrick's Division 1, Ancient Order of Hibernians are dedicated to the preservation of our Irish heritage, and to serve the Irish Catholic Community in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Congratulations to Past-President Kevin Cassidy Virginia State Hibernian of the Year!

AOH State Board congratulates Pres Riley and VP Diehl for Kevin Cassidy, Virginia HOY

Upcoming St Patrick Division Programs & Events

    • Next Meeting: February, 2017.
    • Next Special Event: St. Patrick's Day Parade, Ocean View (Norfolk) 18 MAR 2017. Meet at 0830 at Northside Middle School on Granby Street.

      Memorial Day Wreath

      The AOH Memorial Day Wreath at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial 2015

    Upcoming Events

      FEB State Meeting

    1. 18 MAR 2017 Saint Patrick's Day Parade Norfolk
    2. April Visit Poor Clares
    3. 27 APR 2017 River Dance at Sandler Center
    4. May Catholic HS Scholarship Night (AOH Scholarships)
    5. 30 May Memorial Day Wreath Laying / Color Guard, Tidewater Veternas Memorial, Virginia Beach
    6. 7th Annual AOH CAR SHOW, 9 SEP 2017AOH 7th Annual Car Show, held at Catholic High School 4552 Princess Anne Blouevard, Virginia Beach, VA

      St. Patrick Division Capabilities Brief

      Completed Events

        • Family Social 16 OCT 2016
        • Visit to the Poor Clares NOV 2016
        • Officer Slate for 2017
        • Voting for new officers DEC 2016
        • AOH Christmas Party, 17, DEC 2016 6th Annual AOH CAR SHOW, 10 SEP 2016
        • 30 May Wreath Laying at Tidewater Veterans Memorial 1100
        • 4 June 12PM, AOH Annual Picnic at Fr Habets KofC.
        • St. Patrick's Day Parade 19 MAR 2016
        • St. Patrick's Day Dinner-Dance, Fr Habets KofC 4632 12 MAR 2016
        • Mass in Commemoration of the Easter Rising 1916, St. John the Apostle Church, VA Beach, APR 2016
        • 31 JAN dinner at Murphy's VA Beach
        • Poor Clare's Visit
        • Holy Eucharistic Procession at the VA Beach Boardwalk,11 SEP 2015. AOH members acted as "scouts" to advise the crowds of the coming of the Monstrance with the real-presence of Christ.
        • 5th Annual AOH CAR SHOW, 19 SEP 2015 at 1236 Prosperity Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
      1. 13 June 2015, AOH and LAOH State Quarterly Meeting at Saint Patrick Div:
      2. 13 June, 2015 Kevin Donleavy, author of a recent book, “The Irish in Early Virginia, 1600-1850”, book signing
      3. 13 June 2015, St. Patrick Division is hosting the Brian Boru Team Major Degree,
      4. 6 June 2015, AOH Annual Picnic at KofC Council 4632
      5. 25 May 2015 Memorial Day Wreath-Laying, Tidewater Veterans memorial, Virginia Beach
      6. May 2015, Catholic High School (Va Beach) Most Improved AOH Scholarship Awards
      7. 12 APR 2015, St Patrick Division Shamrock Degree
      8. 14 MAR 2015, Saint Patrick's Day Dinner-Dance at KofC Council 4632
      9. 22 FEB 2015, Poor Clares Visit West Point, VA for Vespers and Benediction
      10. Officers Installation 11 JAN 2015, Hibernian of the Year Award, potluck social
      11. Officer meeting with AOH National Diector Michael Delaney 10 JAN 2015

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        AOH St. Patrick's Div 1 Directory


        Virginia State Board, AOH

        National AOH Board

        Knights of Columbus Supreme Council

        Saint Patrick's Cathedral, NYC

        Saint Pope John Paul the Great Cultural Center

        Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church

        The Vatican Main Page

        Saint Patrick Catholic Elementary School, Norfolk, VA

        The Diocese of Richmond, Virginia

        Catholic High School, Virginia Beach

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        28th Massachusetts (Irish Brigade) charges the stone wall

        The Ancient Order of Hibernians is the oldest Irish Catholic organization in the U.S.A., and has no affiliation with, nor does it condone or support violence or terrorism. The AOH is in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church, it's teachings, and it's leadership in religious freedom and peace. Ad majorem, Dei gloriam!