Greenpoint Resident to be Aide in St. Patrick’s Parade

Tags: Currents Brooklyn, NY, Inspiration, St. Patrick's Day, Women in the Church

Lifelong Greenpoint resident Virginia “Gina” Sheehan will march up Fifth Avenue on Thursday as an Aide to the Grand Marshall for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The 86-year-old is a dedicated volunteer, active member of St. Anthony – St. Alphonsus, and well known in her neighborhood. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports that she’s also full of Irish pride.