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D.E.S.Portuguese Club – Prepares for Trinity Sunday

This years Emperor are Mr. and Mrs. Jose Dias Ferreira, they have been hosting the crown in their home for the past year. A week of prayer to be held at the DES Club, procession and Feast of the “Holy … Continue reading

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The Blessing of the Portuguese Fishing Fleet – 1950s

The photo is the property of David B. Cox of (Main Street Arts and Antiques). This photo may also have appeared in the National Geographic Magazine (July 1953)

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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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Passports Portuguese Wine Dinner December 15th

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Passports Portuguese Wine Dinner December 15th

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Portuguese Community Celebrate The Holy Ghost

This ancient religious tradition began on mainland Portugal around 1296, by initiative of Portuguese Queen Isabel.  She founded the first Holy Ghost brotherhood. The tradition is now mostly celebrated by the Azorean Community. Click photo below to view slide show.

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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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