Wedding of the Sea in Stone Harbor

Photo by Maria D’Antonio
Father Mark R. Cavagnaro, pastor, prays before going out into the surf (below, photo by Alan M. Dumoff) where he tosses a wreath into the ocean to symbolize the “wedding” of the sea and the seacoast town.

A woman watches from her car as Catholics process from Saint Paul Church (Saint Brendan the Navigator Parish, Avalon) to the Stone Harbor shore for the Wedding of the Sea ceremony on Aug. 15.
Photo by Alan M. Dumoff