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April 2017

Blessing of the Fleet – Palm Sunday

April 9, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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Gaily decorated shrimp boats, private yachts, and small pleasure crafts participate in the traditional Blessing of the Fleet on Palm Sunday.  This custom began centuries ago to bless and protect the fishing vessels and their crew and to insure their safe return to port.  As the vessels pass by the municipal pier, they are solemnly blessed by the Bishop or pastor of the Cathedral Of St. Augustine with the recitation of the Ancient Prayer of the Sea.  "May the Blessing…

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March 2018

Blessing of the Fleet – Palm Sunday

March 25 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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Gaily decorated shrimp boats, private yachts, and small pleasure crafts participate in the traditional Blessing of the Fleet on Palm Sunday.  This custom began centuries ago to bless and protect the fishing vessels and their crew and to insure their safe return to port.  As the vessels pass by the municipal pier, they are solemnly blessed by the Bishop or pastor of the Cathedral Of St. Augustine with the recitation of the Ancient Prayer of the Sea.  "May the Blessing…

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