Final plans in place for annual Italian-American Heritage Celebration

Jul 30, 2021 223


Invitations have been mailed for the annual Italian-American Heritage Celebration. The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 21, at Red Gate Park. Bocce ball, Italian sandwiches and pastries will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An outdoor mass is planned at 4 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery across from Red Gate. The first Italian-born priest, the Rev. John Bacci, to serve Sacred Heart parish, is buried at Woodlawn where a huge statuary marks the gravesite.

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