San Diego, CA: Portuguese Festa do Espirito Santo

On this year’s feast of Pentecost, we attended a 700 year old tradition that is celebrated throughout Portugal, and the Portuguese diaspora – Festa do Espirito Santo. As a small child, I remember going to Festa with my Portuguese grandmother in Arcata, California. After morning Mass, a beautiful but simple parade of statues and young… Continue reading San Diego, CA: Portuguese Festa do Espirito Santo