The faithful of Transfiguration and St. James-St. Joseph parish in lower Manhattan participated in the 25th annual Assumption Procession Aug. 11 in honor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The afternoon procession began at Transfiguration Church, 29 Mott St. The next stop was St. Teresa’s Church on Henry Street, and then St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street. Participants returned to Transfiguration Church for Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction, which was followed by a reception. The gathering included a blessing of a statue of Our Lady of the Assumption outside Transfiguration, and prayers and singing outside St. Teresa’s and St. Mary’s.