Fr. Peter Yorke Memorial Mass and Procession
April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rev. Brendan McBride will celebrate a Memorial Mass on Palm Sunday, the 97th anniversary of the death of Fr. Peter Yorke, at 10am in All Saints Chapel. Following Mass, there will be a procession to his gravesite for a wreath laying and commemoration. Fr. Yorke was a native of Galway, Ireland and a priest of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. He served as Pastor of St. Peter’s Church in San Francisco and editor of the Catholic newspaper and was a strong advocate for the labor movement, Irish nationalism, and the parochial school system. The Mass is sponsored by the United Irish Societies of San Francisco and supported by Pearse and Connolly Fife and Drum. A reception will follow at Molloy’s Tavern.