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SIFM To Host 2019 Empowerment Conference

SIFM To Host 2019 Empowerment Conference

Saphire Faith International Ministries [SFIM] will be hosting the 2019 Empowerment Conference from Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25 at Heritage Worship Centre at 59 Dundonald Street in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Saphire Faith International Ministries [SIFM], the mother and daughter ministry team of Minister Marlene Flynn and Chaplain Shaunté... Read more of this article

Gospel Duo Last Call Featured At Georgia Event

Gospel Duo Last Call Featured At Georgia Event

Bermudian gospel duo Last Call has attracted an audience which extends well beyond the island’s shore. Earlier this year Last Call, comprised of singers Tricray Astwood and Adrian Jones, topped the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart when their song Victory was produced and released by Atlanta-based songwriter/producer Fed Jerkins, a Grammy Award winner. And... Read more of this article

“Represents A Victory For Truth And Justice”

“Represents A Victory For Truth And Justice”

Presiding Prelate Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram said he was “elated” about the granting of a posthumous pardon to Rev. Charles Vinton Monk, saying it “represents a victory for truth and justice.” Rev. Monk was an American AME minister who served as the pastor of Allen Temple AME Church in Somerset who was arrested and jailed for... Read more of this article

Writ Of Pardon Presented To AME Leadership

Writ Of Pardon Presented To AME Leadership

On Friday, Premier David Burt was joined by Ministers and Members of Parliament for a formal presentation of the framed, signed Writ of Posthumous Pardon of Rev. Charles Vinton Monk. “During the presentation, the Premier recognized the leadership of Rev. Nicholas Tweed on the issue, noting that as the Pastor of St. Paul AME Church, he challenges... Read more of this article

Litrugical Dance Extravaganza On July 27

Litrugical Dance Extravaganza On July 27

Inter-Island Communications is getting set to host the fifth annual BLDE Bermuda Litrugical Dance Extravaganza on July 27 at 7.00pm at the Ruth Seaton James Center for Performing Arts. A spokesperson said, “Get your tickets today for the 2019 Bermuda Liturgical Dance Extravaganza. “This uplifting spiritual event features performances by... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Vasco Host Feast Celebration

Photos & Video: Vasco Host Feast Celebration

Vasco da Gama Club hosted a celebration of the Feast of São João at Victoria Park this afternoon [June 23] with the event open for members of the public to attend free of charge.Visiting from Canada and performing at the festival was the Portuguese folklore group, Grupo Folclórico Campinos do Ribatejo of Montreal who were joined by the Club’s... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Blessing Of The Boats Ceremony

Photos/Video: Blessing Of The Boats Ceremony

[Updated with photos] A Bermudian tradition that dates back to the mid 1800s is being held this morning [June 23] in the east end, with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend Tom Slawson being rowed from St George’s to St David’s for the annual ‘Blessing of the Boats’ ceremony at Chapel of Ease Dock. The ceremony has concluded and the 38-minute live... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

[Updated with photos] St. Anthony’s Church is having a special feast day today [June 16] at their Middle Road location which includes a procession after the Mass. The special Mass is to honour the patron saint St. Anthony before the procession which is followed by festivities with entertainment, food, games, a fun castle, Portuguese donuts, raffles... Read more of this article

Column: Alpha Film Series Explores Faith

Column: Alpha Film Series Explores Faith

[Written by Chelsea Andrew-Lawrence] Are you interested in exploring the Christian faith, but don’t like the idea of being cornered by a fanatical Christian asking “are you saved?” Lord help you if the answer is no! Well fear not! No longer shall you be afraid of being cast into the fiery depths of hell [we have August humidity for that!] just... Read more of this article

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part IV

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part IV

[Written by Shabnam Jheengoor] Part IV- Ramadan and the practice of Etikaf A few weeks back, Muslims welcomed the Islamic month of fasting, Ramadan. During this month, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, abstaining from all food and drinks. An early breakfast is usually taken before dawn. Etikaf is a form of worship, a type of spiritual retreat, which is... Read more of this article

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part III

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part III

[Written by Shabnam Jheengoor] Part III – The blessings Ramadan Muslims recently welcomed the Islamic month of fasting, Ramadan. During this month, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, abstaining from all food and drinks. Allah the Almighty graciously granted the Muslims a whole month, namely Ramadan, every year to reap the benefits of worship and... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with photos] The island’s Portuguese community is gathering today [May 19] to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres”, the Festival of the Christ of Miracles. There was a mass at St Theresa’s Cathedral, and then a procession through the streets of Hamilton to BAA Field, where the festivities will continue until this... Read more of this article

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part II

Column: Ramadan Month Of Fasting Part II

[Written by Shabnam Jheengoor] Part II – The purpose of Ramadan Muslims recently welcomed the Islamic month of fasting, Ramadan. During this month, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, abstaining from all food and drinks. An early breakfast is usually taken before dawn. Abstention from food is not the only purpose of Ramadan. Ramadan has been derived... Read more of this article