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Father of Missing Person, Eric Munsell, Speaks at Candlelight Vigil on Waterfront

Keith Munsell, father of missing 24-year-old Eric Munsell, led a candlelight vigil on Boston’s waterfront for his missing son. Dozens of friends and strangers braved the frigid cold between Long Wharf and the New England Aquarium to take part in the vigil. Mr. Munsell was very complimentary of the efforts by the Boston Police Department Read More…

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Video: Eucharistic Congress Candlelight Procession Through North End by Hundreds of Young Catholics

[responsive_youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbBqLM_uET8] Scheduled just days after the Boston Marathon bombings, this year’s Eucharistic Congress candlelight procession through the North End almost didn’t happen. As described in a Boston Pilot article, organizers were sensitive to the demands of Boston Police coming off that week’s ordeal. Thanks to a willing police detail, hundreds of young adults were able Read More…

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Reflection, Prayer and Song at Interfaith Vigil for Marathon Tragedy Victims Including North Ender, Roseann Sdoia [Photos]

A North End Interfaith Neighborhood Vigil and Remembrance Service was held on Thursday evening for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013 and the brave men & women who responded to the tragedy. Special prayers were offered for the recovery of Roseann Sdoia, a North End resident, who was seriously injured Read More…

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Eucharistic Congress Candlelight “Pray for Boston” Procession in North End [Photos]

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 Read More…

Community Event Notices

North End Societies Hosting “North End Remembers” Procession and Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, April 21st

On Sunday, April 21st at 6:00 pm, the North End Societies will be hosting a procession and candlelight vigil to remember all those who were lost, injured and the heroic efforts it took to help during this past week of the Boston Marathon bombings. The vigil will start at 6pm at Saint Anthony’s Club at 203 Read More…

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Video: Musical Performances and Photo Slideshow of Candlelight Vigil to Remember Sandy Hook School Shooting Victims

Video: Musical performances and photos from the January 5, 2013 candlelight vigil in Boston’s North End to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Musical tributes featured student performers at the vigil from the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), featuring Nina Finocchiaro, Kristina Riccio, Alise and Read More…

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North End Community Holds Candlelight Vigil to Remember Newtown Shooting Victims [Photos]

    The North End community came together in a candlelight vigil on Saturday evening to remember the 26 Sandy Hook shooting victims that lost their lives in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012. Coordinated by North End Against Drugs (NEAD), the vigil included many groups from the neighborhood and was held at the Nazzaro Read More…

Arts & Culture

NEMPAC Featured at Newtown Candlelight Vigil

Dozens gathered in Copley Square earlier this week in a candlelight vigil for the Newtown shooting victims. Among them were several North Enders and NEMPAC guitar student, Chris Romano, was a featured performer. The event was organized by Kara Paladino and music for the event was coordinated by NEMPAC’s musical director, Sherri Snow. “NEMPAC is Read More…