San Rocco in Frigento, Avellino

San Rocco in Frigento, Avellino

From the official website of the Comune di Frigento:

The statue of the Saint is taken in the streets of the town with a procession. Some women who are devoted to the saint put on their heads the “mezzetti” which are large wooden containers that contain roughly 30 kg of wheat.

The “mezzetti” are decorated with weaved wheat, colored ribbons and plastic flowers.

Cult of the Dead in Naples

Cult of the Dead in Naples

Feast of San Rocco from "The Godfather II"

Feast of San Rocco from "The Godfather II"