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Trinty Sunday – Procession to the church and Crowning
D.E.S. PORTUGUESE CLUB – PREPARES FOR TRINITY SUNDAY
2022 Mordomo’s are Mr. and Mrs. Jose Dias Ferreira, they have been hosting the crown in their home for the past year. Father “Jim” Achadinha celebrated Mass with Mr. and Mrs. Ferreira and members of the DES Club.
A week of prayer has been held at the DES Club, the procession and Feast of the “Holy Spirit” is on Sunday June 12th at Our Lady of Good Voyage staring at 10:00 AM from the DES Club.
The Feast of the Holy Spirit celebrated at Our Lady of Good Voyage (2019)
2019 MMordomo’s Manuel and Fatima Silva
2019 MMordomo’s Manuel and Fatima Silva with Father “Jim” Achadinha
The D.E.S. Portuguese Club celebrates the Feast of the Holy Spirit it is a 700 year old tradition celebrated by the Portuguese people, and has been celebrated at Our Lady of Good Voyage since 1902.
Scheduled events at the DES Portuguese Club at 133 Prospect Street
Thursday June 13th at 6:30 PM – Rosary
Friday June 14th at 6:30 PM – Singing of the Rosary
Saturday June 15th at 5:30 PM the Rosary followed by a Mass
Sunday June 16th at 9:00 AM the procession will start from the DES Club and return to celebrate the Mass at 11:45 AM
Gloucester Smiles-at the D.E.S. Club
Trinity Sunday Pageantry and Celebration
The D.E.S. (Divino Espírito Santo) Portuguese club Celebrated Trinity Sunday, with the over 700 year old Tradition of honoring the Holy Sprit.
D.E.S. – Crowning – Trinity Sunday June 11th 2017
This week at the D.E.S. Club is the Rosary. Here is the Rosary schedule for the week: June 5-11)
Monday, Tuesday, Friday at 7pm – Rosary Prayer
Wednesday at 6:30pm – Mass Service
Thursday at 6:30 pm – Rosary Song Prayer…
Saturday at 6:30pm – Rosary Prayer
Following a POTLUCK dinner and complimentary refreshments!!
The D.E.S. Crowning is on Trinity Sunday, June, 11, 2017
Mass Service at Our Lady of Good Voyage Church at 11:45 AM
Traditional “sopas do espírito santo” will be served at 1:00 PM
(Tickets are ($10.00) and are available during Rosary week at the DES or call (978)-283-9737
Raffle Tickets – will be available during the rosary week and the day of the crowning.
You may also contact any committee member or the club for purchase. (Tickets 5 for $5.00)
We look forward to your presence and your continued support.
2016 DES Crowning-individuals
The Crowning (Coronation) concludes the principal religious ceremonies and involves the placement of the silver crown on the head of the individuals. Each person crowned has a personal reason or a promise they made to God.
Manuel and Alexandria Nunes, the Mordomos for this year, also celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, and received blessing by Father Jim Achadinha.
DES Crowning–Celebrate with “Sopas”
Father “jim” Achadinha and Father Gene Alves and the Portuguese community commemoration of 13th Century Queen Isabella, who fed the soup to the starving peasants after the famine. The soup consists of Cabbage, beef and a tasty stew like sauce over bread.
For me it’s all about the juices, which has a hint of mint.
DES Crowning–The Procession to Church
The procession started at the DES Portuguese Club to Mr. and Mrs. Jose Diaz Ferreira (The 2015 Mordomo), and back to the church where Father “Jim” Achadinha , joined the procession up Portuguese Hill. The neighbor pronominally Portuguese, they appreciated Father “Jim’s” participation in the procession waving and coming out to greet the procession of the Holy Ghost. The rain held off until everyone reached Our Lady of Good Voyage, the rain stopped briefly after the Holy Mass, and the procession headed towards the DES club to celebrate the Holy Ghost’s Traditional “Sopas” (Portuguese soup).
Below is a slide show of the Procession and the many who participated. Two colors are used in conjunction with the feast: RED and WHITE. Red symbolizes the tongues of fire, the form in which the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles, and white symbolizes peace, purity and divinity.
DES Crowning 2015 Of Individuals
Father “Jim” Achadinha performed the Holy Spirit Mass, and presided of the crowning Ceremonies of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Diaz Ferreira 2015 ‘Mordomo”.
The Crowning of Individuals symbolizes that All are Equal, rich or poor, man or woman; and through the Holy Spirit are connected directly to God. Everyone has a personal reason to be individually crowned.
My mother each year was crowned on Pentecost and Trinity Sunday, each time a personal one. During my brother’s Vietnam Tour she asked for his safe return, I think for me, it was to stay out of trouble. These posts are made in her and my father’s memories.
Honoring a 700 Year Old Portuguese Tradition
State Senator Bruce Tarr, State Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken Honor a 700 Year Old Portuguese Tradition at the DES Portuguese Club.
See The History of the Holy Ghost Feast in a previous Post.
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