St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church

St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church will celebrate Velika Gospa, the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

The day will start at 10 a.m. with a traditional European style religious procession that starts on the corner of 28th Street and Princeton Avenue, winding its way through Bridgeport.

A solemn high Mass will be celebrated at noon. Additional Masses will be celebrated at 7:30 and 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

On the day of the feast, roasted lamb and pig are for sale starting at 8 a.m. After the procession, Croatian specialty dishes will be available to buy.

The event will include Croatian music, dancing, games and entertainment for children and bingo. The evening will end with a firework display.

For more information, call (312) 842-1871, email