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North End Feast Societies Raise Over $6000 for Local Charities

The North End Religious Societies recently joined forces to benefit the neighborhood’s food insecurity programs run by the ABCD and NEW Health Center. The group designed and sold special edition All Saints shirts that have raised over $6,000! The money will fund neighborhood efforts addressing the ongoing public health crisis, as well as the purchase Read More…

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North End Feast Societies Organize Fundraiser to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID-19

The North End Feasts Societies have teamed up to create an All Saints t-shirt to raise money for food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceeds from the online sale of the special edition shirt will benefit the neighborhood’s food insecurity programs run by the ABCD Neighborhood Service Center and NEW Health Center. These programs ensure fresh Read More…

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The Feast of San Gennaro has Been Canceled for September

The Feast of San Gennaro would have celebrated its third Boston iteration this year but has been canceled for this September, according to its North End organizers Frank DePasquale, Pasquale Trotta and Nick Varano who vow to bring it back in September 2021.  “It is with a heavy heart that we have to postpone our Read More…

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100th Saint Anthony’s Feast August 23 – 25; Santa Lucia Begins the Festivities Thursday, Aug. 22

The 100th Saint Anthony’s Feast is coming to the North End Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets. Festivities begin Thursday evening with the Feast of Santa Lucia. Opening ceremonies and the procession of the Feast of Santa Lucia will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 22. The Statue will be Read More…

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Madonna Delle Grazie 2019 Procession [Photo Gallery]

The annual procession was held for Madonna delle Grazie on Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Boston’s North End. The society honors Madonna Delle Grazie of Avellino, Italy and was founded in Boston in 1903 from San Sossio Baronia Avellino. Madonna delle Grazie (Our Lady of Graces) is a devotion to the Virgin Mary in the Roman Catholic Church. Photographer Read More…

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99th Saint Anthony’s Feast August 24 – 26; Santa Lucia Begins the Festivities Thursday, Aug. 23

The 99th Saint Anthony’s Feast is coming to the North End Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26 on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets. Festivities begin Thursday evening with the Feast of Santa Lucia.Opening ceremonies and the procession of the Feast of Santa Lucia will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 23. The Statue will be carried Read More…

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Reader Poll: What Is Your Favorite Part of the North End Feasts?

Feasts season is in full swing in the North End with one of the largest ones, the feast of Saint Anthony, to be celebrated this upcoming weekend. The ever-present Italian culture is amplified in the neighborhood during these festivities, with people coming from near and far to celebrate the Saints. What is your favorite part Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Lights of the Feasts and the City

The North End in August is aglow with the lights of the feasts! Frankie Boyer’s photo shows the Fisherman’s Feast ready to honor La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca this weekend with decorative lights across North Street. Set to the backdrop of Boston’s lights, this photo captures local tradition within the larger city life. “Neighborhood Read More…

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108th Fisherman’s Feast Comes to North, Fleet & Lewis Streets August 16-19

The 108th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is scheduled for Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Boston’s North End at North, Fleet and Lewis Streets.Opening ceremonies start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night where the statue of La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Read More…