The Blessing of the Fleet – Ulladulla

Priest blessing one of the ships in the fleet - click for larger viewIt was about three years ago (maybe four), that I last attended the blessing of the fleet in Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia. This traditionally occurs each Easter holiday break and involves all the trawlers from the fishing fleet there being blessed for the coming year.

The three days that this occurs over sees Ulladulla turned over to parades, firework displays, fêtes, carnivals, markets and the all important blessing of the fleet itself. This year (2007) the Blessing of the Fleet should be around 8 or 9 April 2007.

The full description of this can be seen here.

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