Seafarers head east for ‘blessing of the boats’

Event  |  June 24, 2023

The annual Blessing of the Boats ceremony takes place on Sunday June 25, beginning at 9am. The Right Reverend Nicholas Dill, Bishop of Bermuda, will lead the procession from St George’s Harbour to the Chapel of Ease dock in St David’s. The Chapel of Ease Anglican Church has a special history and relationship with the maritime culture of Bermuda. The tradition of Blessing of the Boats da... Read more

Bermuda National Trust Heritage Award

News  |  June 15, 2023

The Friends of St Peter's Church and craftsman Robert Powell received certificates at the Bermuda National Trust Heritage Awards 2023. The Bermuda National Trust’s annual heritage awards were presented on 15 June. The awards, sponsored by Butterfield & Vallis, recognise individuals, organisations, groups and schools that have worked to protect and promote Bermuda’s natural and cult... Read more

The Blessing of the Boats

Event  |  June 8, 2023

The Rt Revd Nicholas Dill, Bishop of Bermuda, will conduct the Blessing of the Boats at Chapel of Ease Dock, Chapel of Ease, St David's, at 9 am on Sunday June 25th, 2023. The service will take place on the dock, followed by the Bishop blessing the fleet in St George's Harbour. The observance of this service is influenced by the association of St David’s Island with the fishing and p... Read more

Jemmy Darrell’s achievements praised at church service

News  |  April 24, 2023

The life and achievements of one of Bermuda’s most celebrated figures were recognised at a service of remembrance in the Town of St George on Saturday. Pilot Warden Mario Thompson lays a wreath. Descendants of James Darrell gathered at St Peter’s churchyard to honour a sailor and pilot whose navigational skills and seamanship won the the plaudits of the Royal Navy — and his own freedo... Read more

Annual tribute held for US naval officer, Midshipman Dale

Event  |  March 2, 2023

Deputy Governor Tom Oppenheim inspects the TS Admiral Somers Sea Cadet Corps A charity held its annual tribute over the weekend to a US Navy sailor who died as a prisoner in Bermuda during the War of 1812. Members of the Bermuda Island Pipe Band led a procession from King’s Square, in St George, to the grave of midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale at St Peter’s church. The ceremony, ho... Read more

Bach to Bluegrass — a unique blend

Event  |  January 28, 2023

Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber gave us a fascinating, unique blend of classical, folk and their own music in Bach to Bluegrass, the most recent show in the 48th Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts. Michael Thurber and Tessa Lark After an Appalachian folk dance style introduction featuring bowed bass under a frenetic, virtuosic fiddle tune which blended Corelli with Copeland, Thurber exp... Read more

Westerlies a hit with audience at St Peter’s Church

Event  |  December 3, 2022

The Westerlies are a tightly knit team of four young master musicians. Their two trombones and two trumpets gave us a richly diverse and emotive programme of music from multiple styles, locations and traditions. St Peter’s Church was an inspired choice, the perfect venue for Thursday night’s concert, held under the umbrella of the Bermuda Festival. The solid wall of Bermuda cedar beh... Read more

Christmas Services 2022 in the Anglican Parish of St. George

Event  |  November 26, 2022

All are welcome to join us on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! Christmas Eve Candlelight Carol Service at St Peter’s Church at 9 pm. Christmas Day, Holy Eucharist at St. Peter's Church at 11 am. Christmas Eve Family Carol Service at Chapel of Ease, St. David's at 6.30 pm. Christmas Day, Holy Eucharist at Chapel of Ease, St. David's at 9 am. ... Read more

The Blessing of the Animals

Event  |  October 4, 2022

The Anglican Parish of St. George welcomed pet owners to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi at a special Blessing of the Animals service at the Unfinished Church, St. George's, at 3 pm on October 16th, 2022. Animals of all faiths recieved a blessing from Rev. Canon John Stow who conducted the service and a collection was taken for the SPCA. ... Read more

Service remembers those who lost their lives at sea

News  |  July 11, 2022

Those who have lost their lives at sea were remembered during wreath laying ceremony off the coast of St David’s. The Annual Memorial Service of the Guild of the Holy Compassion, held on Friday, was able to return to the water for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The tradition began after the loss of the crew of the pilot gig Ocean Queen in rough weather in Januar... Read more