Lady of Graces Feast – Roccella Jonica
Sunday, July 2nd, 2023. Religious feast, procession, fireworks show.
On Sunday, July 2nd, 2023, Roccella Jonica celebrates the Our Lady of Graces Feast, as it happens every year on the first Sunday of July.
At the Lady of Graces Feast the statue of the Virgin Mary is carried by the sailors through the village streets and finally, at the sea, where it is followed with devotion by many boats creating a long procession on the sea for more than an hour and a half along the coast.
After the disembarkation, the procession continues through the village. The statue is brought by the Association of Sailors, which walk barefoot and wear a blue shirt with the image of the Virgin Mary.
In the evening the statue of the Virgin Mary is carried back to the church
The feast ends with a fireworks show at the Sea and a feast at the boardwalk in Roccella Jonica, which continues until late at night with music.
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