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Madonna Della Cava Feast

at North End of Boston, Boston MA

Aug 09 - 11 2019
Madonna Della Cava Feast

On the second week of each August, the North End celebrates the Feast of Madonna Della Cava, which coincides with the festival held in Pietraperzia, Sicily. A beautiful cloth banner bearing the Madonna’s image is carried throughout the neighborhood during the procession to collect money and valuables donated by the citizenry. During the 1930s and 1940s, a special raffle was held and the prize was a lamb, representing sacrifice. The traditional use of a cloth banner of the saint – rather

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North End of Boston

Boston, MA 02113

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