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“Flight of the Angel” Astounds at 2012 Fisherman’s Feast [Video]

After an 8-hour Grand Procession through the streets of the North End, the statue of the Madonna returned home to North, Fleet and Lewis Streets where thousands had gathered for the famous “Flight of the Angel” at 102nd Fisherman’s Feast in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. Watch the video for excerpts from the Read More…

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Grand Procession from 2012 Fisherman’s Feast [Video]

Not many North End traditions go as far back as the Fisherman’s Feast procession through the streets in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. This Grand Procession video from the 102nd Fisherman’s Feast captures great moments from Sunday’s 8-hour procession. The Fisherman’s Feast is the North End’s oldest continuously running Italian festival and one of Read More…

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102nd Fisherman’s Feast – Grand Procession and Flight of the Angel 2012 [Photos]

It was a picture perfect Flight of the Angel and Grand Procession for the Fisherman’s Feast on Sunday, in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. The all-day procession made its way through Boston’s North End as society members carried the statue of the Madonna, accompanied by several marching bands. New to the procession this Read More…

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Hundreds of the Faithful Participate in the Blessing of the Fishing Waters at Fisherman’s Feast [Video]

Video of the opening night for the 102nd Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca with the traditional blessing of the fishing waters at Christopher Columbus Park. Along the route to Boston Harbor, a special tribute was made this year in honor of the late Phyllis A. Rugnetta, former NEWRA President and Read More…

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Blessing of the Fishing Waters – Fisherman’s Feast 2012 [Photos]

The 102nd Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca opened on Thursday night with the traditional blessing of the fishing waters at Christopher Columbus Park. Starting at the club and feast chapel on Lewis Street, the statue of the Madonna was carried by society members to Boston Harbor along Commercial Street and Read More…