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The Irish American Heritage Center, in partnership with Vietnam Veterans of America, Chicago Chapter 242, will honor those who have served and sacrificed for their country with a Mass and dedication ceremony.

Mass is celebrated at 10:30am by Father John McNalis who served as a military chaplain on Air Force bases for more than 20 years. After Mass, there will be a dedication of a stone brick to the Center’s front plaza, honoring all those who served in Vietnam.

With music by the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band and remarks by Chapter 242 members Ambrose Fayard, Roger McGill, Dennis Neilsson and Bob O’Leary. Light refreshments will be served.