July 19, 2018

A Look at the 128th Annual Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Newark, New Jersey

Evivva Maria!
Photos courtesy of Anthony Scillia
Thanks Tony for sharing these wonderful photos from Sunday’s Mass and procession at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Newark, New Jersey. Evviva Maria!
Celebrating Solemn High Latin Mass
Veneration of the True Cross 
Participants carried the St. Rocco Society of Potenza in NYC and the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society of Watervliet, New York standards 
Fireworks explode as the statue leaves the church 
The Very Rev. Cav. Msgr. Joseph Ambrosio (center) enjoying the festivities with Fr. Bohumil Misiuk and Eric Lavin 
The procession wends its way through the Ironbound District 
Standard bearers add to the pageantry 
(L-R) Fr. Danny Rodrigues, Fr. Bohumil Misiuk and Fr. Leo Camurati 
Anthony Scillia with Fr. Michael Barone and Fr. Edmund Luciano
(L) Joseph Lucia, Fr. Bohumil Misiuk, Fr. Danny Rodrigues and Anthony Scillia. (R) Angelo Castronovo and Anthony Scillia with the San Rocco Society Standard
(Above & below) Residents pin donations on to the statue 
As the procession passes, offerings are lowered by basket 
The Tony Neglia Band
(Above & below) Along the procession route, devotees set up statues and generously offer water and cookies to participants
During the Eucharistic Benediction, Msgr. Ambrosio holds up an ornate Monstrance with the consecrated Host 
Also see:
Evviva Maria! Celebrating the 127th Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Newark, NJ
A Look at the 2016 Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Newark, New Jersey