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!i Page 6 POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 6, 2012 Easter Traditions by Bennett Molinari and Richard Molinari Shortly Lent will end, and the Easter season will begin. The Lenten period of reflec- tion on one's inner life in an effort to repent and reform, culminates during Holy Week and the events lead- ing to Christ's Crucifixion on Good Friday. Sadness gives way to Easter Sunday and the hope that it brings for re- demption and eternal life. The Easter Season will con- tinue for 50 days ending on Pentecost Sunday. The joy and happiness as- sociated with the Easter sea- son manifests itself in many ways, most notably the reli- gious services that turn from penitential to joyous. There are also many secu- lar traditions associated with Easter, certain foods that we prepare only for the day, for Italians it would be pizzagaina, decorating our homes with lilies and tulips and of course, a personal fa- vorite, coloring Easter eggs, and hiding them, each with a prize, for children to find on an old fashioned Easter egg hunt. The Easter Parade, which takes place in many cities in the United States, most notably in New York, is a wonderful tradition associ- ated with Easter. The Pa- rade in Manhattan was most popular from the 1880's through the 1950's; at the peak of its popularity it was a widely attended event that witnessed New Yorkers dressed in their "Sunday Best." A special feature of the parade was the fabulous hats worn by the ladies as they strolled down 5 m Av- enue. The Parade is not as popular as it once was, yet for a period of time, it was the most prominent secular expression of Easter in the United States. Easter is a Day of hope, the promise of eternal life, a time of joy that is clearly expressed in the liturgy of the day, for many, and for us, it is the most popular cel- ebration of the year. With fond memories of the many Easters spent with family as we gathered at Nonna's. Happy Easter, Buona Pasqua. IMPORTANT PARISH MEETING!!! There will be a special meeting on Thursday April 12 at 7:00 pm at St. Leonard Parish Hall to discuss the parish clusters that have been proposed by the Archdiocese of Boston. All parishioners of Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Parish and all the faithful who attend St. Leonard. Sacred Heart or St. Stephen Churches are urged to attend. The meeting will be chaired by Father Kevin OLeary, Rector, Holy Cross Cathedral and Father Antonio Nardoianni. Pastor. Saint Leonard Parish. It is very important that you attend this meeting to both familiarize yourselves with the proposed parish clusters and express your views on the subject PLEASE COME AND ENCOURAGE OTHER PARISHIONERS TO ATTEND. HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Saint Leonard & Sacred Heart J-tapp 9 aster from EAST BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 72 Marginal Street, East Boston, MA 02128 Phone: 617.569.5590 Fax: 617.569.4846 % M. Gioconda Motta, President @ + JUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY + 781.589.7347 JUSTINE.YANDLE@GMAILCOM WWW.JUSTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM INCOME TAX PREPARATION M.P. & Co. TAX & FIN00ClAL SERVICES Financial Services Professional Tax Consultant Personal & Business Year Round Service GRACE PREVITE MAGOON, EA 617-569-0175 146 Maverick Street, East Boston, MA 02128 ESTABLISHED IN 1938 e-mail: gmagoon@aol.com HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 5 TM 7:00 pm. St. Leonard Church, Mass of the Lord's Supper GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 6 rx'I 12:05 pm. St. Leonard, Stations of the Cross 3:00 pm. St. Leonard, Liturgy of the Passion 7:00 pm. Sacred Heart, Stations of the Cross HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 7 TM 7:00 pm. Saint Leonard Easter Vigil EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 8 TM 9:00 am. Sacred Heart Church, Mass 10:30 am. Saint Leonard Church, Italian Mass 12:00 Noon Saint Leonard Church, Mass f Jfappy Cas/er DIAMONDS ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. Bldg. Jim (617) 263-7766 , BAY STATE FREEDOMS FOUNDATION II0n. Joseph V. Ferrin0, llet. Fonn&r/Erec. Director John illis, President Happj00 Easter EAST BOSTON ADULT ED. CENTER 119 London Street East Boston, MA 02128 (617) 567-7873 Prof. A vellani, Director English, GEl) Classes, US Immigration Services, Computer i, Typing 1, College Placement, CDL Prep Apartment Placement Notary Public, Citizenship Classes Wonderlic Tests, U.S. Citizenship Tests, Languages ALL THAT ZAZZ by Mary N. DiZazzo It's a Mad, Mad Men's World! Ciao Bella, I always admired the '60s. I was just a kid but I loved the "cat eye" drawn liner as it swept across ones lashes, just like Elizabeth Mont- gomery's "Samantha" in Be- witched! The face make up, so pale, but yet with a trans- lucent, luminous glow was seen in all the popular glam- our magazines. Pressed pow- ders, frosted blush with dramatic, thick and some- times spiked lashes were also trendy. Max Factor put out Eye Shadow Sticks of "Iridescent Beige Mist" & political parties with sparkly "Misty White." ball gowns and monkey Bronzers and Bronzing suitst All their friends would were also quite popular. Re- come by for the obligatory member, in the sixties hay- cocktail and photo session! ing a tan was a good thing Iwas in awe of it all! and fashionable since warn- One evening last month, ings of sun damage were still the 38 tu floor of One Federal in the future. Sun worship- Street was transformed into pers used a mix of baby oil the offices of Sterling, Cooper, and iodine for what we would Draper, Pryce as the Harvard now call Snookie-esque Club of Boston celebrated a colort 1960s Mad Men evening and The hairstyles, from the I got to live out my dreamt flip to the beehive, were just Under my leopard pill box what I wanted when I grew hat was a coiffed French up! Oh and that Taboo Per- Twist, sprayed to death! Pearl fume that I would sneak a drop earrings that were spritz from Mom's bureaut Mom's, along with her gold, Hairpins and combs were Washington, D.C., Capital what I wanted to own! pin, 1961! I wore my John F. Hairspray topped the list of Kennedy for President but- all beauty products with ton; David wore his Nixon/ brands like Adorn and White Lodge button! I also used my Rain. And for straight, fiat vintage leopard purse with bangs, just a dab will do of ivory gloves and lots of Dippity-Do and some of that creamy pearls were 1960s pink hair taper worthyt To complete the Yes the seventh decade of atomic-era look we picked up the 20 m Century was a place a pack of unfiltered Lucky's I wanted to be as a grown-upt and passed them outt But My Mom's Jackie Kennedy- I really feel that David's like bouffant was back present for my Christmas combed (teased) and sprayed Birthday, the champagne and took on statuesque mink stole, had something proportions in more ways to do with our winning the than oneI Truly a work of Best Dressed title for the art! Dreamy, creamy pearls eventt I'll take it and my were Mom's fav jewelryt All dream too! shapes and sizes. Buona giornata and God All of it looked so glamor- bless the United States of ous to met She and my Dad Americat would attend Dahlia Balls, -- Mary DiZazzo-Trumbull Read prior weeks' "All That Zazz" columns at www.allthatzazz.com. Mary is a third-generation cosmetolo- gist and a Massachusetts distributor of Kosmea brand rose hip oil products. She may be contacted at {978) 470-8183 or mary@mary4nails.com. Diane J. Modica Michele M. Modica Attorney Attorney Email: dmodiac@aol.com Email: modl09@comcast.net 101 Tremont Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02108 Tel: 617.292.3329 Fax: 617.292.4855 www.DianeJModica.com LAW OFFICES OF FRANK J. CIANO GENERAL PRACTICE OF LAW DIVORCE WILLS * ESTATE PLANNING * TRUSTS CRIMINAL * PERSONAL INJURY * WORKERSCOMP. 617-354-9400 Si Parla Italiano 230 MSGR. O'BRIEN HIGHWAY CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 02141