Holy Spirit Festival
Holy Spirit Parish in Fremont celebrated its annual festival, tracing back to 1887 with the traditional Holy Spirit Festival of the Portuguese community, with a huge parade, Mass and party on May 22. In the photos, Festival Queen Mercedas Reichel, surrounded by her court, releases a dove; Pastor Rev. Mathew Vellankal and Parochial Vicar Rev. Brandon Macadaeg join a group of children; Boy Scouts and leaders of Troop 154 carry the U.S. and Portuguese flags in the parade. More photos on facebook.com/TheCatholicVoice.
ALL: ALBERT C. PACCIORINI/THE CATHOLIC VOICE