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Video: Interview With Bishop & Wohlmuth

Video: Interview With Bishop & Wohlmuth

Catholic Bishop Wes Spiewak and Chairperson of the Peace and Social Justice Committee Joanne Wohlmuth are speaking with Bernews this afternoon [July 25], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Don Burgess, speaking about the Church’s anti-racism initiative. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 36-minute replay is below Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

[Updated with videos] The 23rd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway tonight [June 30] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. Organisers previously said there would be performances by “Amelia Pontes, Jessica Frias, Michelle Tavares, The Travelers and Carlos Janeiro. Also performing... Read more of this article

Wesley Church To Host LGBTQ Pride Service

Wesley Church To Host LGBTQ Pride Service

Wesley Methodist Church will host an LGBTQ Pride Service on June 24th at 11.00am, saying they look forward to “welcoming all LGBTQ persons and allies.” The poster said, “Wesley looks forward to welcoming all LGBTQ persons and allies, along with members of the Bermuda Human Rights Commission, OUTBermuda and Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ‘Blessing Of The Boats’ Ceremony

Photos/Video: ‘Blessing Of The Boats’ Ceremony

[Updated with photos] The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — is taking place this morning [June 17], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend Tom Slawson being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that gather at Chapel of Ease Dock. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 45-minute replay is belowThe... Read more of this article

Blessing Of The Boats Scheduled For Sunday

Blessing Of The Boats Scheduled For Sunday

The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — will take place on Sunday morning [June 17], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend Tom Slawson being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that gather at Chapel of Ease Dock. All boats and mariners are welcome for the 9.00am start. The traditional Blessing of the... Read more of this article

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set To Start June 30

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set To Start June 30

The 23rd Annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit will be held on June 30th and Sunday July 1st, 2018 at the Square in St. George’s. The poster said, “Come and join us at the Square in St. George’s on Saturday June 30th and Sunday July 1st, 2018 for the 23rd Annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit. “With performances... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

St. Anthony’s Church hosted a special feast day today [June 10] at their Middle Road location in Warwick which included a procession accompanied by the Somerset Brigade Band. The church held a special Mass to honour the patron saint St. Anthony before the procession which was followed by festivities in the church hall and patio with entertainment,... Read more of this article

Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Day Celebration

Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Day Celebration

[Updated] St. Anthony’s Church will be having a special feast day on Sunday [June 10] at their Middle Road location in Warwick which will include a procession and bazaar. The church bulletin said, “There will be a special Mass on Sunday, June 10th at 1:30pm to honour the patron saint St. Anthony. “There will be no 11:30am Mass on this... Read more of this article

CURB “Welcomes & Applauds” Church’s Efforts

CURB “Welcomes & Applauds” Church’s Efforts

CURB has said that it “welcomes and applauds” the Roman Catholic Church’s launching of an anti-racism initiative. A spokesperson said, “CURB welcomes and applauds the Roman Catholic Church’s efforts to engage and explore the subject of racism in the Bermuda-context. Recognizing and examining the history of the church and understanding... Read more of this article

Roman Catholic Church Anti-Racism Initiative

Roman Catholic Church Anti-Racism Initiative

The Bermuda Roman Catholic church is getting set to launch an anti-racism initiative, with “with a series of anti-racism workshops within the various church parishes throughout the island during the month of June.” A spokesperson said, “The Head of the Roman Catholic Church of Bermuda, Bishop Wesley Spiewak, received a courtesy call... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Flores De Mayo & Santacruzan

Photo Set #2: Flores De Mayo & Santacruzan

Marking the first time the occasion has been observed in Bermuda, the Filipino Community celebrated “Flores de Mayo” and “Santacruzan” on Sunday, with a church service and a procession that took place in Hamilton. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “Today the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

Photos & Video: Santacruzan, Flores De Mayo

[Updated with photos] The Filipino Community celebrated “Flores de Mayo” and “Santacruzan” today [May 27] with a church service and a procession that took place in Hamilton. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “Today the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines – Flores de... Read more of this article

Santacruzan & Flores De Mayo On May 27

Santacruzan & Flores De Mayo On May 27

The Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines on May 27, including Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan, and everyone is invited to attend. A spokesperson said, “This Sunday, May 27th, the Filipino community in Bermuda will celebrate two popular festivals from the Philippines – Flores de Mayo [Flowers... Read more of this article