Feast of the Holy Ghost

Feast of the Holy Ghost Will Pause

The richly historic Feast of the Holy Ghost, a 100-year summer tradition in Oak Bluffs, will pause this summer, the Portuguese-American Club said.

Honoring Tradition of Community and Charity at Holy Ghost Festival

The Portuguese American Club hosted its annual Holy Ghost Festival this weekend, including a Saturday night feast and a Sunday morning parade.

Rain Is No Match for Spirit of the Holy Ghost

For the first time in more than 50 years, the Holy Ghost Parade did not march through Oak Bluffs. But the rain didn't stop the fun and sopa from flowing.

Portuguese Festival is Cultural Party

The Portuguese Holy Ghost Feast and Festival begins on Saturday night, July 21.

Feast of the Holy Ghost Celebrates a Queen With a Big Heart

Delayed due to a mishap with the ferry carrying the band, the Feast of the Holy Ghost parade was late but still full of tradition Sunday morning.

Portuguese Holy Ghost Feast and Parade

On Saturday the the Holy Ghost Feast begins at 5 p.m. at the Portuguese-American Club.

Holy Ghost Festival

The Portuguese Holy Ghost Feast and Festival starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16.

Feast of the Holy Ghost Celebrates Community, Both Past and Present

The Feast of the Holy Ghost parade stepped off from the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority terminal on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. under a sweltering sun. It was part of the annual two-day Portuguese festival celebrating history, food, music and giving back to the community.

Make Way for the Feast of the Holy Ghost

Last week was fried dough at the Tisbury Street Fair. This week it’s malasada, sopa and cacoila. Welcome to the Portuguese Holy Ghost Feast and Festival, a two-day extravaganza of eating, festivities and a parade through the streets of Oak Bluffs.

A Feast for the Eyes and Soul at Holy Ghost Parade

The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost parade began at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday outside the Steamship Authority terminal and then headed up Circuit avenue. Ninety-three-year-old Anita Combra did not walk in the parade this year, instead it came to her, as per tradition.

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