LAETARE SUNDAY AND CHERRY BLOSSOM PICTURES, GREAT ONES IF I DO SAY SO MYSELF!
There is a southern custom of "flocking" neighbor's yards with plastic pink flamingos as a fundraiser. Any resemblance of those attending our Laetare Sunday Mass and these pink Flamingos is purely coincidental!
UPDATED! These were taken by Dr. Buck Melton who takes so many outstanding shots of various activities at St. Joseph. These are just too good not to post. Someone asked about the medals on my borrowed blazer, these were given to me by representatives from other parade festivals, San Antonio, Rose Bowl Parade, Pasadena, and the Minneapolis parade committee. There are others of the Laetare Mass where Cherry Blossom Festival dignitaries and politicians were present in their pink, I mean, rose: