September 10, 2018

A Look at the 92nd Annual Feast of the Madonna dei Martiri in Hoboken, New Jersey

Viva Maria!
Photos courtesy of Anthony Scillia
Thanks Tony for sharing your wonderful photos from Saturday's Feast Day Mass for the Madonna dei Martiri, patroness of Molfetta, Puglia at St. Francis RC Church in Hoboken, New Jersey. Evviva Maria!
St. Francis RC Church (308 Jefferson St.) in Hoboken, New Jersey 
Festive lights erected outside the church
The statue of Our Lady is laden with gold 
(Above & below) Mass was celebrated in a packed St. Francis Church
Standing room only for the Mass
Members of the Madonna dei Martiri Society
fill the pews in front of Our Lady's shrine
(L) Society standard. (R) Devotees pin donations onto the statue
Stained glass windows depicting Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and San Giorgio
Some spectacular Focaccia Molfettese
(Above & below) Neighborhood windows and storefronts
display posters and images of the Madonna dei Martiri