Photo Set #2: Flores De Mayo & Santacruzan

May 28, 2018

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 the Philippines – Flores de Mayo [Flowers of May] and Santacruzan [after ‘Santa Cruz,’ or the Holy Cross], both being celebrated together in the month of May by Filipino Catholics.


“Flores de Mayo is a Catholic flower festival in honour of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ. This feast is marked with the offering of flowers [which abundantly blooms in the month of May] to the Virgin Mary at the altar in the Church, every day for the whole month of May as a Marian devotion.”

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  1. Cherry Morgan says:

    Thank you so much bernews for this wonderdul pictures of us from yesterdays Santa Cruzan…more powers and God bless you all..