Max Tinneny was confirmed March 24, 2009 at Our lady of
the Sacred Heart Church, Hilltown, Pennsylvania on March
24, 2009. He was confirmed by Bishop Daniel Thomas.
Coincidentally, the Bishop was raised in Holy Family
Parish in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia which was
the home parish of the Tinnenys for generations. Max’s
cousin Pete Johnson was his sponsor. Pete is the son of
Michele Tinneny Johnston of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The
confirmation was followed by a dinner including family
and friends. Max is the son of Brian and Heather
Tinneny and the great-great-great grandson of
Yankee Pat Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh,
Northern Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia.