For the second consecutive yr, New Bedford’s annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament has been postponed.
The Feast’s official Facebook page posted the announcement at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, stating that this yr’s Feast has been postponed to 2022.
Nonetheless, the put up additionally famous that there are some particular occasions arising later this yr.
“Michael Canasta, President of the Clube Madeirense S.S. Sacramento, Inc. can have an official announcement of particular ticketed occasions scheduled for this summer season and fall,” the put up learn.
The put up notes that the group, which sponsors the annual Feast, will “proceed to offer tutorial scholarships and vocational awards in addition to aiding SouthCoast organizations.”
The choice to postpone the Feast comes a bit earlier than final yr’s choice, when the official postponement was introduced on Could 7.
Earlier this yr, there was some confusion when a put up to the Feast’s official Fb web page pointed to its official web site for an announcement, and the location’s prime line learn “106th ANNUAL CELEBRATION – JULY 29, 30, 31 AUGUST 1, 2021. It’s lastly right here! Come be a part of us…,” main Enjoyable 107 and different media retailers to report that the Feast was formally occurring for 2021.
The put up was later deleted from the Feast’s Fb web page and a press release was issued stating that, at the moment, no official choice had been made and that “the 2021 dates on our web site have been posted because the cancellation of final yr’s Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in hopes of getting a Feast in 2021.”
Massachusetts continues to be in Part 4, Step 1 of Governor Charlie Baker’s re-opening plan, which limits out of doors occasions to a most capability of 150 individuals. The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament yearly attracts upwards of 200,000 to the feast grounds in New Bedford.