Western Brooklyn

Video: Good Friday Procession In Bensonhurst Takes Paraders Down 18th Ave


A large group of people gathered to observe a parade that passed 18th Avenue and 68th Street last Friday evening. The parade was held to celebrate Good Friday and is seen in the video above which was posted on Youtube by usaruscom.

According to Home Reporter, the procession was led by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. They write:

The annual event is organized by the parishes of St. Athanasius, St. Bernadette, St. Dominic, St. Finbar, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Mary Mother of Jesus, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Rosalia/Regina Pacis and Sts. Simon & Jude, along with the Knights of Columbus, and wends its way from 16th Avenue and 65th Street throughout the area, ending at Regina Pacis church at 65th Street and 12th Avenue.

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