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Madonna Della Cava Grand Procession Through the North End [Photos]

The annual feast honoring Maria SS Della Cava, Principal Patron of Pietraperzia, Sicily took place August 9 – 11 in Boston’s North End. The three day celebration culminated in a grand procession in which the Image of the Madonna was carried through the streets accompanied by society members and two marching bands. See photos from Read More…

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99th Feast of Madonna Della Cava [Photo Gallery]

The Madonna Della Cava Society of Boston’s North End held their 99th annual feast on the weekend of August 9-11, 2019. With food vendors and nightly entertainment, the MDC society brought out the image of Maria SS Della Cava, Principal Patron of Pietraperzia, Sicily, and processed until dark throughout Boston’s North End. Joseph “Cool Joe” Buceta Way Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

99th Madonna Della Cava Feast at Hanover & Battery Streets August 9 – 11

The 99th annual grand religious feast for Madonna Della Cava will be held August 9, 10 & 11, 2019 at Hanover and Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. The celebration begins Friday, August 9 at 7 p.m. with a blessing of the Madonna at 3 Battery Street, followed by a short procession. The festival will Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Madonna Della Cava Feast, 3 Best Day Trips, Puppet Show, Friday Films

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, August 10 and if you’re looking for a quick trip out of town this weekend, check out CondeNast Traveler’s 3 best day trips from Boston.  Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend… Madonna Della Cava Feast on Hanover Street. The feast of Madonna Della Read More…

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Madonna Della Cava Feast at Hanover and Battery Streets August 10 – 12

The 98th annual grand religious feast for Madonna Della Cava will be held August 10, 11 & 12, 2018 at Hanover and Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. The celebration begins Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m. with a blessing of the Madonna at 3 Battery Street, followed by a short procession. The festival will Read More…

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Madonna Della Cava 2017 Feast Sunday Procession [Photos]

Pictures from Sunday procession for the 2017 Feast of Madonna Della Cava in Boston’s North End. (More photos) It was a picture perfect Sunday afternoon for the 97th Grand Procession in honor of Madonna Della Cava as part of the annual feast in Boston’s North End. The MDC society brought out the image of Maria SS Read More…

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Weekend Guide: Madonna Della Cava Feast, Crosstown in North Square, Casablanca, Photography Workshop and More!

Your Go-To Guide for This Weekend: It’s an August weekend in the North End — time for a Feast! View this post on Instagram Festivities in the North End 🇮🇹 For some reason, I've always lived in the Italian district in both Philly + Boston. I think it's a sign that I just love food ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Read More…

Event Notices

Madonna Della Cava Feast Kicks Off Friday, August 11th

The 97th Annual Grand Religious Feast Celebration in honor of Madonna Della Cava will be held on August 11, 12 and 12, 2017 on Hanover and Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. The celebration starts on Friday night at 7pm with the exposition of the image of the Madonna and a short procession. Entertainment highlights and the Read More…

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Madonna Della Cava 2016 Feast Sunday Procession [Photos]

The blistering heat did not stop the 96th annual feast celebrating Madonna Della Cava in Boston’s North End this weekend. The MDC society brought out the image of Maria SS Della Cava, Principal Patron of Pietraperzia, Sicily, and processed for seven hours throughout the North End. The image of Madonna della Cava was rediscovered miraculously Read More…

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Exposition of Madonna Della Cava Image Kicks Off 96th Annual Feast [Photos]

Exposition of the image of the Madonna Della Cava kicked off the 96th annual feast on August 12, 2016 in Boston’s North End. The image of Maria SS Della Cava, Principal Patron of Pietraperzia, Sicily was rediscovered miraculously in the year 1223 by a mute from Trapani who was directed by Our Lady to proceed to Read More…

Community People

Ray Santangelo Square Hero Sign Unveiled at Opening of Madonna Della Cava Feast

Ray Santangelo Square was dedicated at the opening ceremonies of the Madonna Della Cava Feast in Boston’s North End. The veteran hero street sign was installed outside the former residence of Ray Santangelo on Hanover Street between Battery and Commercial Streets. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at the dedication along with remarks by Stephen Passacantilli. Several family Read More…