Festival of Madonna di Loreto

This is one of the Pacentrano Club's most treasured festivals.  We bring the traditions of our ancestry to the Youngstown area!  Do not miss this specatular event, be sure to check the calendar for more details!

Typical Dates: First Sunday of September (Current year September 3, 2017)

Description:  

  • In Pacentro
    • On the first Sunday in September, Pacentro hosts a very popular procession and a barefoot race from the Mountains to the Church.
  • In Youngstown, Ohio at Pacentrano Club
    • On the first Sunday in September, Pacentro hosts a very popular procession and a race to commemorate the tradition of the barefoot race.  The race takes place at the Pacentrano Club and youth are encouraged to participate.  Before all festivities begin there is a full mass held outdoors for all to attend.

 

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Past Festivals

2016

The Festival took place on Sunday, September 4, 2016.  It was great turnout and began with the traditional Mass, leading up to the procession of Madonna di Loretta. Be sure to check out the photos.