Jamie Wyeth Comes Home…in dazzling career retrospective

By Sabina Clarke Jamie Wyeth…A Retrospective opened at Brandywine Museum on January 19th and continues through April 5th, 2015. Prior to its Chadds Ford run the exhibit debuted at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts where it shattered all attendance records for the Torf Gallery and was seen by 181,489 visitors. Of all the Wyeth’s, […]



Collegiate Irish Dancers Meet in Friendly Competition at Villanova University

(Photo above: Left to right: Kristen Sileo, Allison Wetterauw, Colleen Fitzpatrick, and Eileen McAlonan from the Catholic University of America accept the second place award for the Four Hand Reel from George Pinchock, Villanova’s assistant director of the Office of Music Activities.) By Brendan Clay “When I was younger, my mom would always show me […]


Two Irish Priests…and a missing parishioner

By Sabina Clarke The disappearance of West Chester University senior Shane Montgomery, a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Manayunk, has shaken and confounded the FBI, the Fifth District Police, the Northwest Detectives, the Police Marine Unit, the Police Canine Unit, and the Aviation Unit–all agencies assigned to the case. Federal agents have […]


Finding Private Maguire

By Msgr. Francis A. Carbine During the summer, 2014, John McDevitt of Ardmore, Pa., visited the National Library of Ireland, Dublin, to research Catholic Sacramental Registers available on microfilm. His particular interest was the parish of Donaghpatrick, Diocese of Tuam, County Mayo. He discovered that resources for viewing were excellent; however, the microfilmed records presented […]


Jon McGoran: Local Author, Global Themes, and Much Food for Thought

An Interview by Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew in August, 2014 issue of the Irish Edition. Now on newsstands and print edition.

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