Springfield St. Patrick’s Committee hosts annual Marshal’s Reception

Hampden County

St. Patrick’s Parade excitement continued Sunday in Springfield.

The Springfield St. Patrick’s Committee hosted their annual Marshal’s Reception at the John Boyle O’Reilly Club Sunday afternoon.

Monsignor David Joyce was honored during the event. He’s been named the 2019 Springfield Parade Marshal.

David told 22News he just can’t wait to be around everyone. “Just being a part of the whole thing. It’s a great day. Lots of fun. Lots of meeting people you haven’t seen in a long time.”

The ceremony included live Irish music and step dance performances.

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