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Feast of Three Saints in Lawrence Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Feast of Three Saints (photo ©Ross Photography)

When: August 30, 31 and September 1, 2013 Where: Common Street, Lawrence MA In Lawrence, Labor Day weekend is much more than a holiday. In fact, for the past 90 years it has represented one of the region’s most important and successful traditions: The Feast of the Three Saints. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the feast, started in 1923 by a half dozen paesani immigrated to the area from the Sicilian town of Trecastagni, which celebrates Saints Alfio, Filadelfo and Cirino in the month of May. “I’ve never missed a feast,” says 70-year-old Ray DiFiore, who remembers his ...

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