2005-06-30 / Religion

Religious News

Faithful Attend Our Lady Of Miracles Procession
By Dara Mormile


The procession began at Our Lady of Miracles Church.
The procession began at Our Lady of Miracles Church. Hundreds of Canarsiens took to the streets with prayers and songs last Saturday evening at Our Lady of Miracles’ annual procession, a tradition that is part of the Feast Day celebration.

The Our Lady of Miracles statue, adorned with flowers and ribbons, was escorted by attendees as the Tony and Son’s Festival Band provided upbeat music for processioners.

The procession began after the evening mass at the East 86th Street church and traveled around various streets in the community.

Some attached money to the statue.
Some attached money to the statue. Photos by Dara Mormile


The Tony and Sons Festival Band led procession.
The Tony and Sons Festival Band led procession. Parishioners escorted the OLMstatue through community streets.
Parishioners escorted the OLMstatue through community streets. Hundreds participated in the annual OLM Feast Day celebration.
Hundreds participated in the annual OLM Feast Day celebration. Flags of various nationalies were carried by marchers.   
Flags of various nationalies were carried by marchers.

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