- Apr 1, 2020
Longtime fans of the Eagles came from far and wide to celebrate the Super Bowl victory, even travelers from as far as Christ Our King Parish in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in the Diocese of Charleston. For those parishioners it was an 11 hour drive to the parade in Philadelphia.
Overall, a new poll found that Americans support Columbus and the observance of Columbus Day by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. Despite controversy about the historical implications of Columbus’s journey in 1492, the holiday continues to be supported by a majority of Americans.
Members of the town’s all-male religious brotherhood dress up in what they consider devil-type characters, donning colorful jumpsuits and red miter hats. Almost every male in the village, from boys up to the elderly, then take part in processions through the twisting village streets.