The Eucharistic Congress held a spiritual “Pray for Boston” candlelight procession on Saturday night through the streets of the North End. Taking place so soon after the Marathon bombings, the annual event had special meaning this year bringing together hundreds of young adults from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. Activities included service projects, a vigil mass by Cardinal Sean O’Malley and a keynote by Susan Conroy who worked alongside Mother Teresa. This was the 6th Annual Eucharistic Congress held in the North End at both St. Leonard and Sacred Heart Churches.
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The 10-hour Sunday Grand Procession brought the statue of Saint Anthony to devotees in every corner of the North End, accompanied by eight bands throughout the marathon day. Bringing many to tears, the religious walk through the streets of the North End brought out families, friends and visitors to make devotions to Saint Anthony Di Read More…
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Santa Rosalia di Palermo was honored on Sunday, September 14, 2015 by society members celebrating 76 years of devotion to St. Rosalie in Boston. After a Mass, the annual procession took place through the streets of the North End. This year’s anniversary was held in honor of member Joe Longo. The Santa Rosalia Society was Read More…
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This is beautiful … lovely procession.
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