August 29, 2016

A Look at the 90th Annual Feast of Saint Sebastian in Montclair, New Jersey

Evviva San Sebastiano Martire!
Photos courtesy of Joe Santoro
Thank you Joe for sharing your wonderful photos from Sunday’s Feast of Saint Sebastian at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montclair, New Jersey. Evviva San Sebastiano Martire!
After Mass, St. Sebastian is placed on the ornate vara
Outside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
Sadly, the beautiful church is scheduled to close on Friday, July 1st
and merge with the Church of the Immaculate Conception
There was a tremendous turnout for St. Sebastian
Devotees offer the Saint large devotional candles
Our friends from the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Fraternal Society
and St. Joseph Society of Lodi, New Jersey show their support
Donations are pinned on to the Saint
Our pal Ennio celebrating his beloved patron
A devotee displays the relic of St. Sebastian
After the procession, Fr. Joe gave a final blessing inside the clubhouse
A close up of the statue