Blessing of the Fleet in Stonington

Jul. 31—The 69th annual weekend long event Blessing of the Fleet took over the Stonington borough Sunday morning July 31, 2022 with a traditional Fisherman's Mass at St. Mary's Church, a parade, a ceremony at the fishermen's memorial and the parade of boats to lay a wreath in the water. The celebration honors those from the fleet who have died at sea and prays for the safety and success of current fishermen.