His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York.
2017 Grand Marshal
The 62nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on McLean Avenue
The 62nd Annual Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place this year on McLean Avenue on Saturday, March 18, 2017. This parade marks the fourth marching since the merger of the South Broadway St. Patrick’s Day Parade with the McLean Avenue Merchant’s Association St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This very successful parade continues the grand tradition of Yonkers honoring our Irish heritage and contributions to the Yonkers community, and Saint Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland and the Archdiocese of New York.
The Committee is proud to announce the Honorees for this 62nd Annual Celebration:
His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York has accepted the Committee’s invitation to serve as Grand Marshal of the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on McLean Avenue. Timothy Dolan was named Archbishop of New York by Pope Benedict XVI on February 23, 2009. Cardinal Dolan was elected to a three year term as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, in November, 2010. On January 6, 2012, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI announced that Timothy Dolan was to be appointed to the College of Cardinals.
Aides to the Grand Marshal are:
- Denise O'Flynn Donaghy
- Michael Gallo
- Catherine T. Hogan
- Brendan R. Landy
- Erin Lee
- Caroline Martin
- Sean McEvoy
- William J. Sullivan
The official installation of the Aides for the 2017 Parade will take place on March 11th, 2017, at a gala celebration in the Good Time Room at the Empire City Casino at 7:00 p.m. at Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY. Additional details about the Dinner/Dance will be provided in our next Press Release.
The 62nd Annual Parade will take place on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Following a Mass offered by Cardinal Dolan at St. Barnabas High School Chapel on McLean Avenue at 11:00 a.m., marchers will step off at 1 p.m. on McLean Avenue west of Bronx River Road.
Press Contacts - Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Public Relations Chairperson:
Chris Kenney O’Rourke
Telephone: (914) 274-7717