The Feast of Saint Rocco
39th Feast of St. Rocco - August 2017
August 10, 11, 12, 13
2016 Feast of St. Rocco Program Book cover more >>>
2016 Feast of St. Rocco Program Book more >>>
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Reprints of the 2010 St. Rocco Cookbook are available at the rectory.
The Feast of Saint Rocco is held on the second full weekend in August. It is in honor of Saint Rocco, the patron saint of the sick. The opening Mass is at 10:30 a.m., the Sunday prior to the feast. On Saturday on the field, during the feast, at 10:00 a.m., there is a Mass for the Sacrament of the Sick. The closing Mass is on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The festival is a time for families, friends, and neighbors to gather and enjoy good Italian food and entertainment in a total family-friendly atmosphere.
The parish runs all food booths. Booth chair people and booth workers are always needed. There are opportunities for volunteers for all ages.
Name of ministry or group: The Feast of Saint Rocco
Meeting days and times: Chairmen meet January through September. One meeting with booth chair people
Location of meetings: Rocco barn/chairmen - and in the conference room with booth chair people
Total number of members: Approximately 600 members from parish volunteer during, before, and after the feast.
Examples of activities or ministry’s work: A religious and fun experience. Booth worker, booth chair people, set-up, clean-up, supply runners
Time commitment for a member: From beginning to end - can be as long as the entire weekend or as short as a 3-hour shift
Who is eligible to join: Parish - anyone
Contact person: Peter Brunelli
Title / Position: Co-Chairman
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Read about the Feast of St. Rocco from the parish history book (2003) more >>>
Read about St. Rocco / Bone Marrow Registry Drive in The Pilot (July 2014) more >>>
Photos of the Feast of St. Rocco through the years more >>>