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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament Comes To An End

Despite the soggy weather, thousands flocked to the final day of the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Sunday.

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Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament 2014 Schedule

So, I know it's a bit early but I'm very excited for the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament (Madeira Feast) and I just couldn't wait to give you all a heads up of how the weekend's events will work out.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell speaking at the opening ceremony of the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell speaking at the opening ceremony of the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

The 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Has Arrived [Photos/Videos]

It's that time of year again. The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is taking over Madeira Field this weekend.

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook
Portuguese Feast/Facebook

Mayor: Feast Is About Family, Faith, Food And Fun

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's proud of the Feast of The Blessed Sacrament. The 100th Feast opens Thursday at 6pm in the North End, and continues throughout the weekend.

Speaking on his weekly radio program on WBSM, the Mayor says he's pleased the Feast has stuck to its traditional roots

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook
Portuguese Feast/Facebook

100th Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament Begins Thursday Night

An event that's sure to draw tens of thousands, if not more, into New Bedford gets it's start this Thursday night.

The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, also known as the Portuguese Feast, will feature a wide variety of entertainment, and all of the food that has been associated with the feast for an entire century

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Photo - Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Feast Committee Gives $10,000 To GNB Voc-Tech

 

Club Madeirense S.S.Sacramento and the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Committee have made a $10,000 donation to Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech High School. 

The Feast is held every year in New Bedford's North End, and is considered the largest Portuguese Feast in North America. 

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Picture Perfect Day for 2013 Feast Parade

It was perfect! The sunshine, the friendly crowds, the kids running to pick up penny candies being tossed out to them and the hundreds of cultural dancers, bands, clowns and organizations coming together for the 99th Annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.

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TSM - Folkloric Dancers highlight Feast Parade
TSM - Folkloric Dancers highlight Feast Parade

Parade Caps 99th Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament

Arthur Carvalho, one of thousands of spectators lining Acushnet Avenue Sunday afternoon, enjoying the 99th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Parade.  The Parade is always a highlight of the final day of the North End Feast.  Joe Lopes is visiting from Milford, Massachusetts.

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New Bedford Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 2013 Day One Photos

The 99th Portuguese Feast kicked off on Thursday night, and despite some rainy conditions, the people of the Southcoast and beyond came out to sample to food, the fun and the feast!

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Feast President Jeff Coutinho - TSM
Feast President Jeff Coutinho - TSM

99th Portuguese Feast Underway

The smells of cacoila, linguica, malasadas and more are wafting through the North End of New Bedford as the 99th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is underway.

The Portuguese Feast opened with traditional ceremonies Thursday night, with area politicians, feast committee members and more providing remarks

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