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Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession Event

Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession Event

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. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The 33-minute live video replay is below: Related StoriesCommunity To Celebrate Portuguese Festival St.... 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

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th will see the return of the annual Santo Cristo festival at BAA Field, and everyone is invited to attend free of charge. The festival’s organizers said they are pleased to announce that Portuguese recording artist Tony Borges and the Euro Band will be headlining the weekend’s festivities, saying they are a ”new... Read more of this article

Column: Ramadan Islamic Month Of Fasting

Column: Ramadan Islamic Month Of Fasting

[Written by Shabnam Jheengoor] This week, Muslims around the world welcomed the month of fasting, Ramadan. Fasting is an institution found in all world religions in one shape or other. Fasting in Islam was first prescribed in the year 2 A.H. [After Hijrah, equivalent 624 A.D.], when the following verse was revealed in the Holy Qur’an: “O ye who... Read more of this article

St. Anthony’s Church Feast Day On June 16

St. Anthony’s Church Feast Day On June 16

St. Anthony’s Church will be having a special feast day on Sunday, June 16th at their Middle Road location which will include a procession after the Mass. A spokesperson said, “St. Anthony’s church is having a special feast day on Sunday June 16th. [Fathers Day] The Mass is at 1.30 pm and after Mass we will be having a procession coming... Read more of this article

Christ Church Warwick’s 300th Anniversary

Christ Church Warwick’s 300th Anniversary

The 300th anniversary celebrations of Christ Church Warwick – which is believed to be one of the oldest Presbyterian Churches in the Western hemisphere – began this week. A spokesperson said, “Founded in 1719, the actual date of its beginning is not known, but traditionally anniversary celebrations have taken place near the end of... Read more of this article

Annual Baha’i Convention From April 26th To 28th

Annual Baha’i Convention From April 26th To 28th

The Bermudian Bahá’í community will hold its 39th annual National Convention at the Bahá’í National Centre from April 26 to April 28. A spokesperson said, “The Bermudian Bahá’í community is observing the Festival of Ridván from 21 April to the 2 May. These twelve days commemorate the period that Bahá’u'lláh, prophet/founder... Read more of this article

Easter Message From Bishop Nicholas Dill

Easter Message From Bishop Nicholas Dill

[Easter message from Bishop Nicholas Dill] As the smoke cleared in the early hours of the morning in Paris on Tuesday of this week and the firefighters who had worked to save the 850 year old Cathedral of Notre Dame from burning to the ground surveyed the scene of the interior – almost, as it were, glowing from within the charred mess a golden cross... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Good Friday Walk To Calvary

Photos & Videos: Good Friday Walk To Calvary

[Updated with photos] Congregations from the St. George’s churches are marking today’s [April 19] Good Friday holiday by staging their annual reenactment of Jesus’ crucifixion. The Walk to Calvary has been staged annually during the Easter season for years, becoming something of a St. George’s tradition. We will have additional coverage of... Read more of this article