About Us

Maewyn Succat, Dorchester Division 1

We are a group of Catholic men with Irish ancestry.

Division Officers

President                  Stephen Kramp

Vice President                     Paul Hood

Secretary                  Greg Mueller

Financial Secretary            Kerrick Brown

Treasurer                  John Maney

Standing Committee         David Hart

Sentinel                     Kevin Carroll

Marshal                     Clay Leaphart

We promote Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity and a better understanding of the Irish heritage we so proudly have. 

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We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month, at St. Theresa’s McManus Hall, 11001 Dorchester Rd, Summerville, SC.

6:30 social (usually pizza) – 7:00 p.m. Business Meeting

In October we sometimes meet off campus. Hall space is restricted due to Fall Festival

In November we usually meet on the 3rd Wednesday to avoid a Thanksgiving conflict.

Our December meeting is at a local Irish Pub for an Irish Toast.

For membership information, leave a message on our contact page or complete the on-linApplication for Membership

Our Primary Charity is The St. Patrick Fund, This AOH state administered fund helps support our Diocesan Seminarians and Deacons-in-training.  We have donated $2,150 to this fund.

Maewyn Succat was St Patrick’s birth name.

Related Links:

SC AOH State website

AOH National Website

St Theresa’s the Little Flower Church 

St John the Beloved Church 

Is mise i Cairdis, Aontacht, agus le Carthanacht de Críostaí True
(Yours in Friendship, Unity, and True Christian Charity)

Irish Soda Bread

 My Mother’s Soda Bread from Bere Island, County Cork Ireland
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HEAT OVEN TO 375 DEGREES  F                                                                 –
In a Large Bowl, Hand Mix                                  In a Small Bowl Mix
3 Cups FLOUR   *                                                    2 EGGS (Beaten)
1 Tablespoon BAKING POWDER                         1/3 Cup SUGAR
½ Teaspoon SALT                                                   1/4 Cup OIL
1 Cup RAISINS or CITRUS MIX                            1-1/4 Cup MILK
2 Tablespoons CARAWAY SEEDS
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ADD WET TO DRY & HAND MIX/FOLD–IT SHOULD BE VERY THICK
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SPOON INTO GREASED and floured LOAF PAN or small cast iron fry pan.
SPRINKLE SUGAR ON TOP, and cut a cross into top.
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 AFTER OVEN REACHES 375 DEGREES, BAKE FOR 50 to 60 MINUTES.
* NOTE: Do not sift the flour before measuring. Just dip the cup in.  It will be a little packed.
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Louise Carroll’s Irish Soda Bread: A smaller and lighter bred.
2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

3 tblsp. Sugar

1 tblsp. Caraway seeds (optional)

3 tblsp. Butter

2/3 cup raisins
3/4 cup buttermilk

1 tblsp. Melted butter

½ tblsp. Sugar

Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, sugar, caraway seeds in a bowl.  Cut in butter until it looks like coarse meal.  Stir in raisins, add buttermilk and mix thoroughly.  Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth.  Shape in a ball, place in an 8” round greased cake pan.  Cut a deep cross into the dough, brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven about 30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.  Cool on rack.