September 4, 2015

Evviva Santa Rosalia!

Scenes From the 40th Anniversary Feast of Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Evviva Santa Rosalia!
Photos by New York Scugnizzo
Brooklyn's eleven day celebration in honor of Santa Rosalia, beloved patroness of Palermo, Sicily culminated Sunday (August 30th) with Mass and procession through the neighborhood.
This year's Grand Marshals, Sal, Michele and Alison Strazzullo
Last year's Grand Marshal, Angelo Timoneri with Gino, Charlie and Anthony
(Above and below) God bless the Associazione Culturale Pugliese Figli Maria SS. Addolorata for their continuous support and dedication to our community
Special thanks to Villabate Alba Pasticceria, who provided refreshments for the marchers. Every year they go above and beyond with their generosity 
Cannoli, a Villabate masterpiece
Our new friend Brother Gregory Cellini joined the celebration
The float makes its way down Bay Ridge Parkway
Its always great to see our friend Paolo from Joe's of Avenue U
Devotee made pilgrimage from Florida to venerate Santa Rosalia
Members of the Associazione Culturale Pugliese Figli Maria SS. Addolorata greet Santa Rosalia by the steps of St. Dominic's Church
Devotees help fix the statue's hair
After Mass, organizers take a group photo 
The statue is returned to the outdoor chapel on 18th Ave.
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Also see:
Back For More: Scenes From the 40th Anniversary Feast of Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Back For Seconds: Scenes From the 40th Anniversary Feast of Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Opening Night at the 2015 Feast of Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
A Look at the 39th Annual Festa di Santa Rosalia, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Opening Night at the 2014 Santa Rosalia Feast, in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
A Look at the 2013 Feast of Santa Rosalia in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Opening Night at 'The Feast'
It's Back! The Santa Rosalia Feast Returns to Bensonhurst
The Twilight of the Feast
The Feast of Santa Rosalia (18th Ave Feast)