St. Patrick’s Day Parade

by | Mar 17, 2019 | Irish Dancing, Parade, St. Patrick's Day | 11 comments

When our girls were little they had the opportunity to take nine Irish Dance lessons one spring leading up to our parish’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The girls have always wished to continue learning to Irish Dance, but there just weren’t any options near our old home. When we moved to Idaho last fall they were so excited to be able to join the classes here which are taught by a fellow parishioner out of her home. This weekend they got to dance their way through downtown Coeur d’Alene in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Meanwhile the rest of our family enjoyed watching the parade with friends. 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 


  1. jbc2789

    What a wonderful opportunity! So glad your girls have the chance to continue their dancing. I love listening to the music and watching Irish dancing-guess there's some Irish in me somewhere!

    2019-03-19 14:59:47

  2. Stacy C.

    We are neighbors! I hope to some day meet you in real life in some Catholic circle around here. We go to a different parish, but we are heavily involved in the local homeschool co-op.

    2019-03-19 15:10:45

  3. Mary Pinheiro

    How incredibly fun! How sweet your entire family is 🙂 I hope the new area where you guys are is full of many lovely opportunities like this.

    2019-03-19 17:38:33

  4. Carolyn McDowell

    JMJ I cannot love this enough! ☘ Erin go bragh! ☘

    2019-03-20 03:40:36

  5. Agatha

    Thank you so much for your always lovely posts! I started following you when we lived in Maryland years ago, while my husband was in graduate school in Catholic U. Almost five years ago we moved to Idaho, where my husband got a job and still continues to write the dissertation ( almost done.) Now you moved here! It is so fun to see you all in pictures from God’s country!

    2019-03-20 04:12:00

  6. Joy

    Looks like y'all had a GREAT St. Patrick's Day parade. Your family continues to just become more and handsome and more beautiful as they age. God bless y'all.

    2019-03-20 20:39:27

  7. Marilyn

    Thank you for sharing this special day for your family. Your girls are so pretty. Glad that they have a chance to continue their Irish Step dancing lessons. Hope you are feeling well. Blessings to you and your family. Marilyn

    2019-03-20 21:41:00

  8. Marion

    Thank You for sharing this lovely post. Your posts are always enjoyable. I love watching Irish Step Dancing. In fact we have several tapes that we try to follow along with . Happiness and health to you and yours. Marion

    2019-03-20 21:45:10

  9. Joan

    HAPPY BELATED ST.PATRICK'S DAY. Lovely post. I liked seeing your daughters dressed in their dance outfits. Maybe next year we will see Rose dancing too. God Bless Joan

    2019-03-20 21:47:27

  10. Guest

    Thanking God for the happy memories!!

    2019-03-21 03:20:00

  11. Debbie

    Such a special family outing! Your beautiful daughters are lovely in their dance dresses. Such beautiful Celtic knot-work accenting the dresses…most especially the Trinity Knot. So happy for them to be able to be in an Irish Dance class. The weather looked beautiful for your family to enjoy watching them dance in the St. Patrick's Day parade. I married into an Irish family and it has been a true joy to learn about the Irish customs and culture.

    2019-03-21 16:05:07


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