Welcome/Bem-vindo to our 101st Annual Celebration
July 30 - August 2, 2015

101st President of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Nelson De Gouveia

2015 Feast President 

It is with a great sense of pride and honor that I add my name to the 100 Presidents of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.  - Read More

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HEADLINERS 2015! Announcement coming soon!

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Feast of the Blessed Sacrament posted an event

Wine Tasting: Fundraiser for Scholarship Fund at Feast Grounds. 50 Madeira Ave, New Bedford MA

May 9, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
You are invited: Wine TastingDate: Saturday, May 9, 2015 (6pm - 9pm)Proceeds will benefit: Clube SS Sacremento Scholarship FundLocation: Feast Grounds. 50 Madeira Ave, New Bedford MADonation: $25.00Join us:Hors d'oeuvresBeer TastingSilent…See More
Mar 30
William Teixeira commented on William Teixeira's blog post Congradulations to the President of the 101 Feast for 2015
"Graças a Deus, alguns de nós fomos criados com a formação madeirense e ensinou para trazer para fora os pontos positivos de uma pessoa e não derrubá-las. Eu posso ver que você não tem essas…"
Oct 17, 2014
William Teixeira posted a blog post

Congradulations to the President of the 101 Feast for 2015

Nelson let me one of the first to congratulate you being elected President of the 2015 Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.I am sure you and your committee will do a great job of making the correct decisions as you guide the Feast into it's 101 year of…See More
Oct 16, 2014
William Teixeira posted a blog post

2014 Feast Pictures

Just a great job on the pictures which were taken this year and the postof the pictures in a timely manner was great. Have viewed them all and over all just super. From Florida Bill T…See More
Sep 21, 2014
William Teixeira posted a blog post

What a great reunion with my Faith, family, and Friends at the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.

What a great reunion with my Faith, family, and Friends at the 100th Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.Flying back to Florida and 30 thousand feet above the earth just could not forget what a thrill it was for us all members of the past committees and…See More
Aug 25, 2014
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Aug 14, 2014
Agnes Figueira and Susan Baroody are now friends
Aug 9, 2014
David posted a blog post

Had a wonderful time

Had a wonderful time at the feast this year. A little bit of rain didn't stop me from doing what I enjoy. I'll be back next year, rain or shine.See More
Aug 6, 2014

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101st Annual Celebration July 30 - August 2, 2015

FEAST OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT TOUR

Greater New Bedford Regional Voc-Tech was the recipient of a $10,000 donation from the Club Madeirense S.S. Sacramento and the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament. Read More.

Location, Date, and Hours

Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Madeira Field, 50 Madeira Ave New Bedford, MA 02746

101st Annual Celebration - July 30 - August 2, 2015

Opening Day of the Feast

The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament commences Thursday with the assembly of the Festeiros (Feast Committee Members) at the intersection of Earle Street and Acushnet Avenue. Led by the Feast President, the Festeiros march in a special procession down Earle Street to Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church which is located at the corner of Earle Street and Madeira Avenue. At the church, Father Daniel O. Reis celebrates a special Benediction to the Blessed Sacrament.

The sincere best wishes of the church are then bestowed upon the Festeiros and the Club Madeirense S. S. Sacramento, Inc. for hosting the Feast and for contributing to the well being of the entire community. The Festeiros also receive the church’s blessing and are reminded to pay homage to the Feast’s religious origins honoring the Blessed Sacrament. Following the Benediction, the Festeiros march to the memorial area at Madeira Field where they honor the original founders of the Feast and initiate the opening ceremonies. Since its beginning in 1915, this feast has celebrated the rich culture of the Portuguese people and in particular the heritage of the people of Madeira, a Portuguese island in the Atlantic Ocean.

Entertainment

ENTERTAINMENT:  
Continuous live entertainment on three stages featuring top
name entertainment plus cabaret style music and Fado singers in
the quiet atmosphere of the Courtyard Café at the Museum of
Madeiran Heritage. Full entertainment schedule will be posted
soon on the website  www.PortugueseFeast.com

FOOD & DRINK:
Traditional Madeiran Portuguese dinner with numerous menu choices for full dinners in the main pavilion.  Cook-you-own barbecue beef (carne d’espeto), sweet malassadas (fried dough)plus linguica (sausage) and baccalau (codfish) sandwiches. Hamburgers, hot dogs and French fries.  Madeira wine imported in giant casks by special agreement with the Madeiran Government.

SPECIAL:    
Kids day and half-price senior specials on Saturday afternoon- Saturday, Free admission to the Museum of Madeiran Heritage, 5K road race (cash prizes- entry form on website), largest and longest parade in New Bedford starting at Brooklawn Park, traditional folk dances, family oriented carnival midway, street vendors and much more!


PARADE:
The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament will host its annual parade on Sunday, in the City of New Bedford. The parade will start at 3 p.m.
Over forty different organizations will march the one mile route
from Brooklawn Park to the Feast grounds at Madeira Field.

 

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