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THE SUN RISES…HOPE SOARS

Beautiful Novena to Saint Peter

Saint Peter’s Novena continues nightly at 7pm through Monday night. On Tuesday evening, the 21st, the Novena begins at 6pm, Mass begins at 7pm.

The American Legion

8 Washington Street, Gloucester

FIESTA CANCELLED

Gloucester Daily Times

April 15, 2021

The public celebration of St. Peter’s Fiesta will be cancelled for 2021.

As headlines continue to spread the news of the COVID-19 surges in both the United States and overseas, the St. Peter’s Fiesta Committee had to make the call to cancel this year’s festivities because of the uncertainty and the potential health risk.

But the novena – the nine-day prayer service –will take place virtually again this year thanks to the efforts of the group of women who lead this effort each year. The St. Peter’s Fiesta Committee will make details known as the novena organizers’ effort evolves in the coming weeks.

“We want to keep everyone safe and we don’t want to add to the problem,” said St. Peter’s Fiesta Committee President Joe Novello. “It wasn’t an easy decision but we believe it was the only and right decision. We still have to be patient.”

READ the full story hereAlthough Fiesta is cancelled, the Novena will take place virtually