On St. Patrick's Day, We're All Irish

March 16th, 2017

ST. PATRICK'S DAY inspires memories of Saint Patrick, fun celebrations, and all things green and Irish.

St. Patrick's Day And My Heritage

For me, a second generation Polish American, it reminds me of so many of my relatives who are Irish.

It seems that the Polish and the Irish are very compatible. I married an O'Donnell and my sister married a Patrick. My aunts married Ryans and Meehans, while my cousins married Kearns and Callahans.

The Poles and the Irish have many similarities. These start back in Poland and Ireland with similar economic and political struggles which brought many to the United States. The Poles and Irish share mannerisms of strong work ethic, candor, and devotion to family. Both are Catholic. And, both the Poles and the Irish appreciate a good story or a witty joke.

Whether you're eating corned beef and cabbage or kielbasa and kapusta, remembering St. Patrick or Pope John Paul II, you're sure to have a great time when you're sitting at the table with the Poles and the Irish.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

So here's to all the Seans, Therons, Megans, Kathleens and Kevins in my family and everywhere.

On St. Patrick's Day, we're all Irish! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Dr. Ann Marie Gorcyzca, Gorczyca Orthodontics, 5201 Deer Valley Road, Antioch, California (925) 757-9000

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An Irish Dental Blessing

March 15th, 2016

IN HONOR OF ST. PATRICK'S DAY, the Team at Gorczyca Orthodontics would like to wish you and your family excellent dental health. It is an honor and a privilege for us to treat you and take care of you and your family's orthodontic needs. Thank you for choosing Gorczya Orthodontics.

So as the rains fall softly upon our Northern California hills and fields until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Irish Dental Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face;
and may your teeth be free of plaque.


Gorczyca Orthodontics, 5201 Deer Valley Road, Suite 1A, Antioch, Caifornia 94531, (925) 757-9000,

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