Celebrate Good Times, Come On! (North End Series, Part 3)

Sep 06, 2022 228

BY: Stephanie Longo

St. Anthony’s Feast in Boston’s North End culminated with an explosion of Italian pride. While the Feast itself came to Boston by way of Montefalcione, there is no denying that this Feast has Beantown written all over it. Following a Mass in Italian at the North End’s St. Leonard of Port Maurice Church, the statue of St. Anthony is brought to the streets for a 10-hour procession so as many people as possible can venerate this powerful saint.

We were able to meet some of the Feast Bands who were preparing to walk with St. Anthony outside the church, all of whom were excited and looking forward to celebrating… while reminding us to be sure to be wearing good walking shoes and to stay hydrated!

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SOURCE: https://irpiniastories.com

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