2014 DES Crowing Ceremony – A Portuguese Tradition
State Senator Bruce Tarr honors the Portuguese Tradition
Antonino Pereira the 2014 DES Emperor march through the Portuguese Community and attend a hugh mass with Ftaher “Jim”
Captain Mesquita’s grand-daughter and great grand-daughter continue in the tradition. Mesquita commissioned the silver crown to be made in Portugal and blessed by Pope Leo XIII, which he presented to the church, Our Lady of Good Voyage.