Community & Business

30 April, 2023

73 years of Feast of the Three Saints

LOCALS are gearing up to attend the annual Feast of the Three Saints on the first Sunday of May in Silkwood, a celebration which brings together hundreds of people from across the Far North.

On 7 May the Feast of the Three Saints will celebrate 73 years in Australia, it is a day of celebration starting with an Italian Mass and followed by traditional Italian food, music, rides and amusements throughout the day.

In the lead up to the event, earlier in the month, the Feast of the Three Saints Committee honoured their deceased committee members by celebrating Mass.

Committee members and family members of those deceased attended the service, parish priest, Fr Kerry Crowley celebrated Mass at St John’s Church Silkwood.

At the end of the mass, three of the four new members, Anthony Contarino, David Pennisi, Santo Pagano, were introduced to those gathered – Madelyn Priddle, the fourth new member, was unable to attend.

Also at this mass, members Fred Caltabiano and Joe Girraffa received life memberships for their dedicated 25 years of continuous service to the Three Saints Committee.


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