August 4, 2015

A Look at the "Best Feast in the East"

Scenes from the 2015 Saint Rocco Feast in Glen Cove, NY
Viva San Rocco!
Photos by New York Scugnizzo 
Final preparations are made to the statue before Mass
After Mass, San Rocco emerges from the church with much fanfare
The assembled crowd receives a blessing with the relic of San Rocco
Celebrants pin donations on to the saint's ribbons
Leaving the fairgrounds
Along the way, devotees venerate the relic of San Rocco
The color guard led the way
Members of the Rosary Society show their support
The procession makes its way through the neighborhood
The faithful sang traditional hymns in praise of San Rocco
The Giglio Band
Our pal Joe Peluso sporting the new Giglio Band cap
Our new friends Lisa, Olivia and Alex help raise money for the school
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