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Video: Procession of Saint Anthony of Padua Through Boston’s North End – June 2011

Saint Anthony of Padua was honored on Sunday, June 12, 2011 with a procession through through the streets of Boston’s North End neighborhood. Traditional music was provided by the Roma Band. The video above shows the procession starting with a blessing at Saint Leonard Church at the corner of Hanover and Prince Streets. See the Read More…

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Santa Maria Di Anzano 2011 Procession Through the North End

Santa Maria Di Anzano was honored today with its annual procession on the first weekend in June through the streets of the North End. Sponsored by the Societa Santa Maria Di Anzano Inc., the procession starts the summer tradition of religious festivals and feasts. The video above captures scenes from today’s procession which started and Read More…

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Religious Festivals: From Ancient Italy to the Feasts of Boston’s North End

On March 27, 2011, Suffolk University’s Alumni Association hosted a lecture at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel on the religious festivals from the time of ancient Italy and how they have endured in today’s North End. The well-attended event featured Suffolk University history professor Dr. Matteo Casini and Dr. Augusto Ferraiuolo, author of Religious Festive Read More…

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Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Procession

Ending the North End’s summer of religious tributes to patron saints is the Santa Rosalia Di Palmero Society with a mass and procession on Sunday September 12, 2010. Born in 1130 and dying young in 1166, was a rich an noble maiden of Palermo’s Norman origin, Rosalia Sinibaldi. Rosalia retreated to a mountain, presumably as Read More…

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91st St. Anthony’s Feast 2010 [Photos]

Congratulations to the Feast Committee of San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. for a terrific three days at the 91st Saint Anthony’s Feast on Endicott, Thacher & N. Margin Streets. Also included are photos from the Thursday night BBQ where there was a film showing of “50 Years of the St. Anthony’s Feast” on Read More…

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Fisherman’s Feast Schedule August 12-15

Schedule Addition: NEMPAC Play – Saturday & Sunday at 1:30pm This play gives a historical account of the feast and how it came to the North End. The Gloucester statue of St. Peter — the patron saint of fishermen, and a centerpiece for the annual St. Peters’s Fiesta each June — will be hitting the Read More…

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New Website for Saint Anthony’s Feast

The Saint Anthony Society has rolled out a new website, www.StAnthonysFeast.com, for its famous Saint Anthony’s Feast which is scheduled this year for August 27-29, 2010. The site is filled with schedule information, photos, videos and historical information on St. Anthony of Padua and the feast itself which has been celebrated annually since 1919 on Read More…

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2010 North End Feast Schedule

June 6, 2010 – Santa Maria Di Anzano 2:00 Procession only – Hanover & Prince Streets (Click for feast website.) June 13, 2010 – Saint Anthony of Padua 2:00 Procession – St. Leonard Church start (Hanover & Prince Streets) 4:00pm Blessing of the Children (Nazzaro playground with food/drink) June 27, 2010 – Society of Saint Read More…

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Saint Anthony’s Feast Hits 90 This Year

This year marks the 90th Saint Anthony’s Feast in the North End, sponsored by the Saint Anthony’s Society. The annual feast will take place August 28 – 31 on Endicott, Thatcher & N. Margin Streets. The feast honors the patrons Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy with colorful parades, religious services, strolling singers, live entertainment and Read More…