Another victim of the coronavirus; St. Joseph's altar at Immaculate Conception church canceled

Mar 11, 2021 363

BY: VIC COUVILLION

Volunteers who have been building a St. Joseph’s Altar at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for more than two decades recently announced that this year’s celebration honoring St. Joseph has been canceled due to continuing concerns about the possible spread of the coronavirus.

Rosie Moak, who has chaired the erection of the altar and the extensive amount of food prepared in connection with the observance, said, “It was with a great deal of regret that the decision was made to cancel the St. Joseph’s Altar and the traditional meal that was served to the public the day the altar was blessed. This was a wonderful tradition that not only honored St. Joseph, the guardian of Jesus, but paid tribute to the Italian families who are a part of our community."

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SOURCE: https://www.theadvocate.com

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