Bishop celebrates Feast of the Assumption and Wedding of the Sea in AC

Event details

  • Thursday | August 15, 2019
  • 12:00 pm
  • Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
Join Bishop Sullivan for Noon Mass on Thurs., Aug. 15 in celebration of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Following the Mass, there will be a procession of the Blessed Mother and Benediction on the Boardwalk, followed by the Wedding of the Sea ceremony on the beach.


A festival follows on the grounds of Saint Michael’s parking lot and in Quaremba Hall featuring more than ten restaurants and bakery vendors, a beer garden, children’s games, face painting, and live music.


Each year, the Wedding of the Sea Festival celebrates the relationship of the city and the sea and asks God to grant success to the work of so many to build up the Atlantic City community!



Time Event Location
Noon Introductory Program Boardwalk Hall
12:05 Mass of the Assumption with Bishop Dennis Sullivan Boardwalk Hall
1:15 Procession to the surf for the Wedding of the Sea with Bishop Sullivan and the Mayor of Atlantic City Beach in front of Boardwalk Hall
1:45 Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament Boardwalk Pavilion
1 – 7 Festival grounds open St. Michael’s Parking Lot and Quaremba Hall



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