is an Irish Catholic organization whose purpose is to promote friendship, unity, and Christian charity. Our mission is to assist the people of Ireland in establishing a free and united Ireland while lending aid to the sick, aged, blind, and in firmed in our community by participation in Catholic Action activities.
Roots of the Ancient Order of Hibernians stem from Ireland in the Defenders and the Ribbon men, Catholic agrarian movements of the 18th and 19th centuries but its largest membership is now in the United States, where it was founded in New York City May 4, 1836 at St. James Church located near the old Five Points neighborhood.
was founded and chartered in 1986. Over our almost 30+ year history, the members of Black Jack Kehoe have been involved in providing aid and comfort to those in need in our community and beyond. Black Jack Kehoe is active many charities including the Doc Brown Friend in Need Project, Walk for the Wounded, support of local charities and donations to families and persons in need throughout the County.
Black Jack Kehoe celebrates St. Patrick's Day by participating in local events leading up to and including marching in parades in both Springfield, Philadelphia, and Girardville, Pennsylvania
Our members are active in our community and work tirelessly to promote the ideas of Friendship, Unity, Christian Charity and a free and united Ireland.
Is held on the second Monday of the month
at 7:30PM at the Briarcliffe American Legion,
29 N. Bartram Ave Glenolden, PA 19036
Membership into the Ancient Order of Hibernians is confined to men 16 years and older who are practicing Irish Catholics by birth or descent and who are citizens of the United States or have declared their intentions to become citizens of the United States.
For a membership application, click the following link:
Mail the completed application to: ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS Black Jack Kehoe, Division 4 Delaware County PO Box 3 Glenolden, PA 19036
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