Our Lady of Altagracia celebrated
The annual Mass honoring the feast day of Our Lady of Altagracia was held Jan. 20 at Our Lady of the Americas Church in Rochester. Father Anthony Mugavero presided at the Mass, during which children placed flowers at the base of the image of the protectoress of the Dominican Republic.
Father Anthony Mugavero distributes Communion Jan. 20 at Rochester’s Our Lady of the Americas Church during the annual Mass celebrating Our Lady of Altagracia. Cecilio Muñoz places the image of Our Lady of Altagracia on display at the start of Mass. Jean Syracusa joins hands and prays with congregants. A bouquet of roses that were to be placed in front of the image of Our Lady of Altagracia sit in the back of the church during Mass. Father Anthony Mugavero accepts the gifts. Celine Rodriguez kneels in prayer during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Congregants join hands in prayer in front of the image of Our Lady of Altagracia.
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