CÉAD MÍLE FÁILTE!
The friendly spirit and compelling melancholy of the Irish, mixed with fierce American patriotism and pride. The passion of fellowship. The compulsion to share our history. The responsibility of legacy to future generations. The duty to serve as Ambassadors of good will and good times for good causes. Welcome to the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of San Diego!
OCEAN BEACH HOLIDAY PARADE
HONORING THE CENTENARY
The first Thanksgiving was actually celebrated on Feb 21, 1621 when a band of starving pilgrims at Plymouth Rock were saved at the last minute by the arrival of a ship from Dublin bearing food from Ireland. The Boston Post, the largest circulation newspaper in the 1920s and 1930s, discovered the earlier date for the … Read more…
Want more? Simple: give more. It has been wisely opined that we get out of life what we put into it. It applies to our health, relationships, interests, careers and communities. It applies to our membership in the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Since 1953, scores of men from all walks of life have donated … Read more…
For those who’ve been to St. James Gate, you know what a pint of the plain is like straight from the teat. Per Barry Fitzgerald, “Homeric!” We concur. For those who’ve not been, its a living thing akin to a creamy loaf of bread sequestered in a glass with all of its unpasteurized aromas and … Read more…