The Easter Vigil at began on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. with the blessing of the fire outside St. Joseph Church in Marblehead. It was followed by all
processing into the church to continue the liturgy. Candles were lit from the blessed Paschal Candle. Deacon Jeremy Miller sang the Easter Proclamation which preceded the Liturgy of the Word. After continuing with the Mass, five people received the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion) during the Easter Vigil. A reception was held in the parish hall following the ceremony.