Some of the St. Anthony’s Church parishoners who were on hand for the annual procession in honor of St. Padre Pio. Shown, from left to right, are Elvira Cataldo, Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo, Angela Chiumiento, Rocco Cornelio, Margaret Cornelio, Carlo Nottola, Audeno Chiumento, and Cecelia Nattola.
St. anthony’s Church parishoners gather outside the church waiting the start of the St. Padre Pio procession through the neighborhood.
Parishoners Giuseppe Cataldo (right) and Antonio Fiorentino shoulder the statue of St. Padre Pio as the procession proceeds on Oakes St.
Joining the procession after receiving communion are Michael Buscaino (left) and Martino Carbo, shown with their proud grandmother, Elvira Ctaldo.
Parishoners Bruno Sorice (left) and Giuseppe Cataldo with St. Anthony’s Parish priest, Father Jairo Alfonso, enjoying walking the procession route.
Anthony Cataldo gives his son, Joseph, a close-up look at St. Padre Pio, adding a personal touch to his visit.
Ersilia Cataldo Matarazzo and her sister, Maria Pagliuca, at the procession.