The St. Rocco Festival Will be held Labor Day Weekend. September 3rd -7th
Here is the line up of events
Thursday, September 3rd- Rides and Stands open at 5pm and Tricky Dick and the cover ups will perform from 7pm-10pm
Friday, September 4th-Rides and Stands open at 5pm The Villa will stay open until 9pm. Velvet Shake will perform outside from 7pm-10pm and inside the villa the Avanti band until 11:30pm
Saturday, September 5th -Rides and Stands open at 1pm The Villa until 9pm. From 3pm-6pm there will be a DJ. at 6:30 the Casino will open and from 7pm-10pm Sunset Stripe featuring Billy Morris and in the Villa The Avanti Band until 11:30pm
Sunday, September 6th- Mass and the Procession at 12pm- Rides and Stands open at 1pm Villa until 9pm. Ray Mass's and Euro Rhythms outside from 2pm-6pm and the Casino opens at 3pm. Stone Pony will play outside from 7pm-10pm and in the Villa The Avanti Band until 11:30pm
Monday, September 7th-Rides and Stands open at 12 the Villa until 9pm. The greasy pole climb will be at 2pm and at 3pm the Casino opens. From 3pm -6pm Sunset Strip featuring Billy Morris and from 7pm-10pm Disco Inferno and in the Villa the Avanti Band until 11:30pm
On Saturday September 5th, will be the Inaugural 5K St. Rocco Run, registration starts at 9am and the race begins at 9:30. You can register online at Hermes.com or come the day of the race. Before the race the cost will be $25.00 the day of the race will be $30.00. Hope to see all of you there.
Please remember the procession on September 6th. after the 12pm Mass. We will also have Lolly the Trolley for the procession for anyone who cannot walk the streets with us.
Anyone wishing to register for the Greasy Pole Climb can call the rectory at 216-961-8331 or contact Father Pat.
The DVD'S are still being sold. If you would like to purchase one just call the rectory at 216-961-8331 and we can take of it for you! The cost is $10.00 each and every dollar earned is donated directly back to the Church.
The Mercedarian Order will be celebrating its 800th Anniversary of Foundation in 1218. In preparation for that Jubilee Year, each preceding year has been dedicated to a proper devotion of the Order. The year 1215 is dedicated to the Patriarch and Founder of the Order, St. Peter Nolasco. There are several images of St. Peter in our church and the most prominent being his statue in the grotto between the Pieta and Mother Cabrini.