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Our Lady of Good Voyage modeled after Azorean Church

  The current church was built in 1914, after the original church burned down. The church was modeled after the Santa Maria Madelena church in Madelena, Pico, Azores, shown above in a mid 1900 circa post card.

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D.E.S .– Feast of the Holy Spirit Celebration

State Senator Bruce Tarr is an honored guest of the new Emperor  Mr. and Mrs. Jose Dias Ferreira.  A High Mass celebrated  at Our Lady of Good Voyage, with Father Alves, followed by a Portuguese traditional meal “Sopas do Espirito … Continue reading

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Portuguese Crowning Procession

Yesterday, I was caught off guard by the sound of a marching band. I ran to the window and saw something I’d never seen before: a procession with a marching band (that part I had seen before) with a series of couples … Continue reading

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Celebration of the Feast of the Holy Spirit

D.E.S. – “Divino Espírito Santo” Fatima and Manuel Silva  Honored with the Holy Crown Harold Ercolani -President of the DES Taylor Benttencourt -Carries the New DES Crown View Full Album The History of the Holy Ghost FeastThe original Holy Ghost … Continue reading

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DES Crowning – “The Feast of the Holy Spirit”

Manuel and Fatima Silva will be hosting the DES Crown at Our Lady of Good Voyage Sunday June 3rd.   Procession starts at the DES Portuguese Club at 830 AM, Mass at Our Lady of Good Voyage 10:00 AM, followed … Continue reading

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Moonrise behind Our Lady of Good Voyage

On my way to an appointment yesterday evening, I saw this amazing view. I turned my car around on Prospect St. and parked in order to snap this shot – and met another photographer who had done exactly the same … Continue reading

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Catherine Ryan Talks About Our Lady

Catherine Ryan writes- I really like your cropped close up portraits of the our lady of good voyage in CAM and the craske Fisherman sculpture, by the way. Hard to do something new with these and I think you LOVE … Continue reading

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Inside Our Lady of Good Voyage Church From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, I was passing Our Lady of Good Voyage Church on Friday and saw the door open, so I thought I would have a look inside.  I haven’t been in there for quite some time, and as soon as … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Voyage – Then and Now

Vintage postcards acquired at Antique Store on Main Street Gloucester, ower – David Cox. The original building burned down in 1912, and the current church was built in 1914. Postcards show the original church and the rebuilt one prior to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Voyage Statue Series Part I

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Watching over what’s left of the Fleet

“Our Lady” Watching over the shrinking Gloucester Fishing Fleet

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Our Lady of Good Voyage Carillon Bells are home

Thanks to Linn Parisi for the tip- The church’s 31 bells were cast by the Taylor Bell Foundry in England and installed during the summer of 1922, and restored by Meek, Wilson & Company. Bill Meeks was on site directing … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Voyage submitted to The GMG Flickr Group Pool by Cathy Tarr

Cathy Writes- There is so much to see from this view – the lights reflecting on the water, the houses on the hills in East Gloucester, the steeples of Our Lady of Good Voyage Church and Our Lady herself, watching … Continue reading

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Our Lady Of Good Voyage Statue At Cape Ann Museum

I’ve been kicking myself for a good long while now for missing the Charlie Lowe exhibit as well as the St Peter’s Fiesta exhibit at Cape Ann Museum.  It had been probably about 30 years since I’d been in the … Continue reading

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