September 11, 2011

A look at the Annual Procession of Maria S.S. Addolorata in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

The annual procession in honor of Our Lady of Sorrows has been celebrated in Carroll Gardens since 1948. The event is sponsored by the Congrega Maria S.S. Addolorata.
Maria S.S. Addolorata
Members of the Congrega Maria S.S. Addolorata pose for a picture outside Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary — St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church
Fireworks kickoff the festivities
Balloons are released into the sky
The procession begins
These adorable little angels are the tradition's future
Outside the 76th Precinct to give thanks to New York's Finest
The procession makes its way through the neighborhood
Photos by New York Scugnizzo