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Saint Anthony’s Feast 100th Anniversary Spectacle!

A once in a generation celebration came to fruition for the 100th Anniversary of the Saint Anthony’s Feast as the gold-adorned statue emerged for its centennial to the faithful under the glory of confetti and streamers. The largest Italian festival in New England attracted hundreds of thousands over the weekend to honor San Antonio and participate in Read More…

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St. Anthony’s Feast Centennial Mass & Celebration [Photo Gallery]

A centennial Mass commemorating the 100th St. Anthony’s Feast was held on Saturday, June 15 at Saint Leonard’s Church in Boston’s North End. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Robert Hennessey. Following the Mass, a reception took place on Endicott Street sponsored by St. Anthony’s Society. Photographer Gerri Palladino was on hand to capture this Read More…

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St. Anthony Society Hosts Ruffino Wine Dinners to Kick Off 100th Anniversary

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Saint Anthony’s Feast, the Saint Anthony Society is hosting several events in the neighborhood, beginning with a series of Ruffino wine dinners. The first dinner in the series was at Massimino’s Cucina Italiana, located on Endicott Street. The sold out dinner showcased a six-course tasting menu carefully prepared by Read More…

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In Italy, as in the North End, the Feast Day of Saint Anthony

A group of North Enders, including members of the Saint Anthony Society, traveled to Montefalcione, Italy to take part in the traditional feast day honoring St. Anthony of Padua on June 13th. The St. Anthony’s Feast Committee members, Gerry Moretti and Jason Aluia, presented metal prints from the annual North End feast to the Mayor of Montefalcione, Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: NEWRA Meeting, Free Outdoor Movies, Lower Mystic Open House, Dog Park Feedback

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, June 14 and if you love good Boston-inspired sports art and apparel, then be sure to stop by the newest I Love Boston Sports store following their Grand Opening at Faneuil Hall, continue reading.  Here’s what else you need to know for today… 12:30PM Let Me Tell Read More…

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St. Anthony Society Pledges Donation to Saint Leonard Church Restoration

The members of Saint Anthony Society, sponsors of the North End’s famous St. Anthony’s Feast, have pledged $25,000 to the restoration of Saint Leonard Church. The church, opened in 1873, is New England’s oldest church built by Italian immigrants and has undergone an extensive year-long restoration. The refurbishment includes work on the stained-glass windows, the Read More…

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Saint Anthony of Padua Honored on Traditional Feast Day [Photos]

Despite the oppressive heat and thunderstorm, devotees to the popular Saint Anthony paid their respects on the traditional June 13th Feast Day. An outdoor Mass was held at the Saint Leonard’s Peace Garden on Hanover Street followed by a candlelit procession through Boston’s North End.  The outdoor Mass and procession included the Franciscan Friars, First Read More…

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Feast Day of Saint Anthony Honored With Procession in Boston’s North End [Photos]

The feast day of Saint Anthony was celebrated Sunday by devotees processing through the streets of Boston’s North End. The statue of the Saint Anthony of Padua left from Saint Leonard Church for an all day march to the sounds of the North End Marching Band. June 13th marks the death of Saint Anthony and is recognized as the Feast Read More…

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Celebrating the Feast Day of Saint Anthony [Photo Gallery]

The feast day of Saint Anthony was celebrated Sunday by devotees processing through the streets of Boston’s North End. The statue of the Saint Anthony of Padua left from Saint Leonard Church for an all day march to the sounds of the North End Marching Band. June 13th marks the death of Saint Anthony and is recognized as the Feast Read More…

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Procession Video: 2014 Saint Padre Pio and Saint Anthony

Before the big feasts start in August, enjoy this selection of video clips from the Saint Padre Pio and Saint Anthony religious processions held earlier this summer. Catch the latest Feast Schedule on NorthEndBoston.com Feast News on NorthEndWaterfront.com Feast Photos at MattConti.com

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Neighborhood Photo: St. Anthony Statue at St. Leonard’s Peace Garden

In tribute to the Saint Anthony Festa on Friday, June 13th, Arthur Lauretano shares this photo from the St. Leonard Peace Garden in the North End. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it featured by emailing it to Read More…

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Photo Gallery: St. Anthony of Padua 2014 Procession in Boston’s North End

In advance of this week’s Feast Day, the Saint Anthony of Padua procession took place on Sunday with the statue leaving from Saint Leonard Church to be honored throughout the streets of Boston’s North End. Over four hours, the statue of Saint Anthony was carried on the shoulders of dedicated worshipers accompanied by the music Read More…