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[NEWS] St. Patrick’s Day Parade goers reflect on immigrant ancestors

 

From: Catholic Philly

In perfect synchrony with that theme was this year’s choice of Grand Marshal Sister Mary Scullion, R.S.M., Philadelphia’s best-known advocate for the poor and the homeless.

“My Mom and Dad were immigrants from Ireland and they were very involved with the Mayo Association and the Derry Association,” she said. “From the time I was little this was part of who we were. The theme is part of our DNA and we try to live up to that.”