A Mass celebrated Sunday morning, June 24 at St. Hugh of Cluny Church, North Philadelphia, began a public day of worship of God and devotion to Mary by St. Veronica parishioners. After Mass a procession began from St. Hugh’s and was joined by more parishioners along the mile-plus route through the Franklinville neighborhoods to St. Veronica Church, where a concluding Mass was celebrated. Read all about the day here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
A woman prays before Mass at St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
Parishioners attend Mass at St. Hugh of Cluny Church prior to the rosary procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe throughout the streets of North Philadelphia.
People raise their voices during Mass at St. Hugh of Cluny Church in North Philadelphia.
The congregation prays together at St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
Parishioners join hands in prayer at St. Hugh of Cluny Church in North Philadelphia.
Deacon Jose Luis Lozada (left) assists at the altar with celebrant Father Augustin Bollini Roca, I.V.E., during the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
The congregation prays during Liturgy of the Eucharist at St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
Divine Word Father Augustin Bollino distributes holy Communion at St. Hugh of Cluny Church in North Philadelphia.
The congregation leaves St. Hugh of Cluny Church at the conclusion of Mass and begins a rosary procession to nearby St. Veronica Church and a concluding Mass there. (Sarah Webb)
The procession of Our Lady departs from St. Hugh of Cluny Church after Mass on Sunday, June 24.
Deacon Jose Luis Lozada prays the rosary during the procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe.
People along the route of the procession stopped what they were doing as it passed, even work on a car.
A rosary procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe processes through the streets of North Philadelphia.
Members of St. Veronica Parish, right, meet up with the procession that began at St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
Parishioners of St. Veronica’s march and pray the rosary under the banner of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a procession through the predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods of North Philadelphia Sunday afternoon, June 24. (Photo by Sarah Webb)
The procession ends at the St. Veronica Parish convent on Erie Avenue.
Mass is celebrated at St. Veronica Church after the rosary procession from St. Hugh of Cluny Church.
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