Annual FDES Parade & Mass

MONTEREY – On Sunday, 10 July 2022, the annual Festa do Divino Espirito Santo (FDES), Portuguese for “Festival of the Holy Spirit”, will take place, beginning with the “festa” parade which leaves from Custom House Plaza at 10am. The parade will then travel up Alvarado Street to Bonifacio Place and then onto Figueroa Street, ending at the San Carlos Cathedral‘s Parish Hall, 500 Church Street.

The parish’s regularly scheduled 10:30am Sunday Mass will be celebrated in both English and in Portuguese in the Parish Hall.

Parking Information: The parade and Mass will have an impact on parking around the cathedral. If attending one of the regularly scheduled morning Masses, please be aware that while Cortes Street and Church Street will be open, Figueroa Street will be closed. Parking is available in the school lot or you may access the Cathedral parking lot by taking Camino El Estero and turning left onto Webster Street, then left into the parking lot.