City Island’s Blessing Of The Fleet

A FDNY Fire Boat put on a water show for the boats after they were blessed.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

City Island Sail and Power Squadron and the Leonard Hawkins American Legion Post 156 commemorated the annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, June 24 at Fenton Marine Dock. Clergy members from St. Mary Star of the Sea, Temple Beth-El/Shul by the Sea, Grace Episcopal Church and Trinity United Methodist Church helped bless boats of all shapes and sizes to ensure a safe voyage.

Clergy, members of the City Island Sail and Power Squadron and veterans from the Leonard Hawkins and Bronx County American Legion participated in the ceremony.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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