Search Results: “Patrick Keely”

“Glorious Gems of Lowell: Patrick Keely’s Legacy” ~ Saturday November 2, 2013

For those current or former parishioners of Lowell’s St. Patrick’s Church, the Immaculate Conception Church, St. Michael’s Church or the demolished St. Peter’s Church, you might want to attend the Saturday Parker Lecture. On November 2, 2013 at 2:00pm the ninety-six year old free public lecture series along with co-sponsor the…

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An Update: Patrick Keely Designed Church Reopens

As a follow-up to my earlier post on a Patrick Keely-designed church that was saved – unlike Lowell’s St. Peter’s Church – here’s a link to a New York Times article about the re-opend St. Brigid’s Church in New York’s Lower East Side ~ http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/28/nyregion/st-brigids-church-on-lower-east-side-celebrates-a-new-beginning.html?nl=nyregion&emc=edit_ur_20130128 History lived in that sacred space. Immigrant families found faith,…

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60 Years Ago ~ Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John Fitzgerald Kennedy Marry in Keely-designed Church

Sixty years ago ~ on this day September 12, 1953, Congresssman John Fitzgerald Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier at a ceremony held in St. Mary’s Church in Newport, Rhode Island. We visited St. Mary’s Church last year, walked through the garden and the church interior. It’s a beautiful, traditional Catholic Church. For that Lowell…

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Lowell Irish Book Signing

On Saturday April 9, 2016 at 1pm, the Lowell Historical Society will host a “story-sharing” and book signing of the recently published “Lowell Irish” with author David McKean. The event will take place at St. Patrick’s Church, 284 Suffolk Street,  Lowell MA. Attendees will also enjoy a guided tour of the…

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Jay Pendergast: A Singular Man

Jay Pendergast: A Singular Man By Steve O’Connor My best guess is 1978. Summer workers for the Neighborhood Youth Corps had painted an Irish-themed mural on the back of a building facing Worthen Street. Naturally, after the dedication, the crowd meandered over to the Old Worthen. It was a beautiful…

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