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JoAnn Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM

Dear Patty, You are a #1 Husband #1 Father #1 Grandfather and now #1 Capo!!! Wishing you all the Best, you DESERVE it. Congratulations!! I love you, JoAnn

Anthony Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 12:00 AM

First, I want to say thank you to FR. Fonti for seven years of service to the parish of OLMC and to wish him the best in the future. Second, to Phil Manna for two wonderful,exciting and uplifing years and to wish him good health in the days ahead. Third, but not least, to the lifters who carried the Giglio with respect and pride during the festival. You make the feast the success that it is.

Joey Starfish Monday, July 21, 2008, 12:00 AM

Congratulations Phil Manna for two wonderful years! The 50th Anniversary of the lifting of the boat was the highlight this year with the building of a new boat orchestrated by our leader, Joe Peluso, Thank you Joe for your visions of a beautiful Feast!

Susann (Forgione) Triggiani Monday, July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM

Giglio Sunday!!!! As always a memorable day!! My family has not missed a Giglio Sunday! My Dad, Tommy Forgione, 88 years young, has many memories and stories he shares with his family. We never get tired to hearing them! This is a wonderful tradition

Maria Vecchio (Mirando) Monday, July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM

Philly what a beautiful day sorry I could be there this year but looked at all the photos. To my father Sarge loved your outfit. To my cousin Patty the boat was beautiful. Just love the Feast.

CHATTY PATTY Thursday, July 10, 2008, 12:00 AM

My grandparents James and Mary Santamaria lived on North 8th Street and so I am blessed with many memories of the feast. Ferris wheel rides with my Uncle Frankie and my brother Vito. The old Fire Department truck that would take all the children on rides around the neighborhood. The toys from the vendors,snakes on a stick or monkeys on a stick for the boys and beautiful dolls on a stick for the girls.Going to the Bazaar with a handful of dimes and winning prizes on the spin the wheel games. My

GUISEPPE Sunday, July 6, 2008, 12:00 AM

MY GRANDFATHER CAME FROM NOLA IN 1895 ,I STILL REMEMBER THE OLD CHURCH WHERE I WAS BAPTIZED,I CARRIED FOR OVER20 YEARS & HAVE BEEN GOING TO THE FEAST MY WHOLE LIFE,GOD BLESS OLMC,

Maureen Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 12:00 AM

THE RECTORY STAFF CONGRATULATES JO JO ON BEING NAMED TURK FOR 2008. YOUR THE BEST JO JO!!!

Dina Monday, June 30, 2008, 12:00 AM

I love the feast it is amazing and i go every year with the family 2008 will be great!

MARYANN (WATER GIRL) Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 12:00 AM

Well Guys getting ready for another year looking for the jug....Want to wifh you all a great Feast and a safe one see you soon.

tina Sunday, July 15, 2007, 12:00 AM

feeling very homesick watching the video. his is my 2nd year away from my beloved feast, i would do anything to taste a zeppole, sausage sandwhich or a calzone or to walk on the procession like i did for so many years. I lived 2 blocks from the feast so i still remember the smells. I miss my church. i enjoy looking at the pictures saw my uncle sammy sanseverino on itif anyone out there wants to email me my adress is [email protected] class of 1983 HI Guiditta, fr fonti and fr zunnno. B

joann Carlo Saturday, July 7, 2007, 12:00 AM

To all of my Pisans...I have been going to olmc since i was a baby..My son Joseph Carlo was baptised in OLMC... he also carried the childrens Giglio.. remember all the god times there..meeting all my friends an having a..blast!! I want to say...My husband Nicky...always loved the Feast..He is gone but he will never bee forgotten..This is in Memory of you..Nicky All our..love...Forever & Always your Wife..Jo-Ann An Son Jooseph Carlo....Our Lady Pray For...US!!!

Deacon John J. La Greca Saturday, June 30, 2007, 12:00 AM

My Dear Friend Fr. Joseph Fonti Greetings form your Family at Our Lady of Guadalupe. We miss you verry , verry much Hope that the good Lord will grant you perfect weather for your wounderful feast, Hope to see you on the 7th of July May God Belss you and the people of olmc. Yours in Christ Deacon JohnJ. La Greca

annette russo Monday, May 14, 2007, 12:00 AM

What a truly wonderful site! I graduated from OLMC in 1971. Born and raised on the northside. Now I am a long islander and get into the feast when I can! So many wonderful, happy memories of the feast, the church, our elementary school. Does anyone else out there remember the bowling alley downstairs, beneath the church? Father Varrielle was our wonderful pastor back then, and we had the sisters of ST.Joseph for our teachers! We crowned the statue of Mary every May. If anyone else went to OLMC t

Frank Maiorano Sunday, April 15, 2007, 12:00 AM

What a Marvelous site. The pictures bring back so many fond memories of hot summer nights walking throught the feast. Rockys clam bar, Coney Island Joes, The Bazzar, Tuddy Ferrara...Listening to Lindsay Ralph and Bob Murphy and The smell of beer, Kids punching balloons filled with rice,The ferris wheel and The Whip...So many memories. I well remember some of the fine families who meant and will always mean so much to my family and to the Northside. The Delloconos... with Dad Jimmy #1 man 1975..

Paul Donados Wednesday, July 19, 2006, 12:00 AM

Once again, the feast was wonderful and the Giglio was so beautiful. I have been going to the feast since I was a kid in the 50s and each year it gets better! May God bless you all and looking forward to next year! Paul Donados

MARYANN (WATER GIRL) Saturday, July 15, 2006, 12:00 AM

WELL GUYS ANOTHER GREAT LIFT AND A GREAT FEAST...I REALLY ENJOYED IT THIS YEAR...CONGRATS TO JOE DENTE AND HIS FAMILY FOR A FABULOS 2 YEARS....PUTTING THE JUG TO BED FOR ANOTHER YEAR. SEE YOU ALL SOON...LOVE AND GOD BLESS TO YOU ALL BE HAPPY AND HEALTHY SEE YOU NEXT YEAR....LOVE MARYANN

Dom Varuzza Monday, July 3, 2006, 12:00 AM

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY to everyone. Dont forget to watch good day new york starting 6 am on thursday morning. The greatest kids giglio ever built will be shown to the world. 2 dayz away!!!!!

Gladys Lauricella Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 12:00 AM

I grew up on North 6th Street 70 yrs ago and still drive in every year from Long Island to await that first lift of the giglio. My heart is excited with memories of all my family members who carried in the past and now to my son,Al, my brother, Rob and my nephew Squale who will carry on the tradition with love as they dance the giglio of OLMC. God Bless them all!

Tony Thursday, May 18, 2006, 12:00 AM

I am looking forward to another beautiful and successful year. Celebrating the feast of San Paolino and Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been with me since birth. I really cannot think of any other way to enjoy my summers.