10741620852?profile=RESIZE_710xStatue of Mary is carried during one procession. Photo provided

 

With “joy and hope,” a procession outside St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church on July 13 recognized the 105th anniversary of the Third Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal in 1917.
On the 100th anniversary in 2017, St. Vincent Ferrer was consecrated to the Blessed Mother.
Other processions are planned on Aug. 13 after the 4 p.m. vigil Mass, and after Mass on Sept. 13 and Oct. 13. All are welcome. St. Vincent Ferrer is at 840 George Bush Blvd., Delray Beach. Call 561-276-6892 or visit stvincentferrer.com.

Backpack blessings
Have the kids practice getting up and dressed early with their backpacks for a special Blessing of the Backpacks from 8 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. A prayer for a great school year in 2022-23 will be part of the blessing. Call 561-276-4541.
First Presbyterian Church, 33 Gleason St., Delray Beach, will hold its Blessing of the Backpacks at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Call 561-276-6338 or visit firstdelray.com.


Open house
St. Paul’s Day School will host an open house beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the school, 188 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach.
The preschool has an annual enrollment of fewer than 40 children. It is offered for fully potty-trained children ages 3 to 4 years old by Sept. 1. St. Paul’s Day School accepts VPK vouchers for the 4-year-olds class. Full day hours are 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., with an optional Stay and Play program from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Parents of prospective students are encouraged to visit. Call 561-278-4729 or visit stpaulsdelray.org/day-school.

Yiddish Fest
The fourth annual I Love Yiddish Fest ’22 takes place Aug. 30 through Sept. 4, with three shows in Boca Raton.
This extravaganza of comedy, concerts and plays features contemporary Jewish headliners. For tickets and more info, visit YILoveJewish.org, email info@ YILoveJewish.org or call 888-945-6835.
The festival also will be in Coral Springs and Miami Beach.
The Boca Raton shows are:
“The Gospel According to Jerry” — 2-4 p.m. Aug. 30, Levis JCC Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center, 21050 95th Ave. S. A play reading about a divorced rabbi and a reserved African-American gospel choir director.
“Stars of David: Story to Song” — 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 31, Sandler Center. A musical revue full of original songs and based on the best-selling book by Abigail Pogrebin.
“YidLive” — 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 4, Mizner Park Cultural Center 201 W. Plaza Real. The creators of “YidLife Crisis” bring an evening of comedy, music and thought-provoking shtick. The show has some adult content but is appropriate for anyone over bar/bat mitzvah age.

— Janis Fontaine

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