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Danny O’Flaherty will perform Celtic Christmas to benefit Loyola University Institute for Ministry Endowed Scholarship Fund

Loyola press release - November 27, 2001

(New Orleans)—On Sunday, December 9, local Irish performer Danny O’Flaherty and the cast will perform Celtic Christmas as a fund-raiser for the Loyola University Institute for Ministry Endowed Scholarship Fund. The performance will be at 3 p.m. in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall in the Communications/Music Building. Tickets may be purchased at the Loyola Institute for Ministry in Stallings Hall 200, or call 865-3728.

O’Flaherty’s Celtic Christmas brings the simple traditional celebrations of Christmas alive from the Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, Galicia and the Isle of Man. The tales of the unique yuletide traditions of the Celts that evolved over the centuries are told through carols, stories and dance. Dramatic readings by award-winning performers Michael Cahill and Janet Shea will also be featured.

Based on the heritage of Catholic Jesuit higher education in Louisiana since 1849, Loyola University New Orleans was chartered in 1912. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information about this event, call Barbara Fleischer, Director, 865-3728.