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Bristol church finishes 100-year celebration with Sunday banquet

Bristol church finishes 100-year celebration with Sunday banquet

Saint Elizabeth’s Church in Bristol hit a milestone recently as it celebrated its 100th anniversary. To honor the church making the 100-year mark, Saint Elizabeth’s Church commemorated the festivities by hosting a “Centennial Celebration” — a series of events that kicked off last September and has continued throughout all of 2014. “It’s not every day

Alexandra, Victoria and James da Silva, grandchildren of Manuel da Silva, unveil a new statue of their grandfather at the corner of Wood and Franklin streets, along with Katelyn da Silva, not pictured.

‘Physician, humanitarian’ immortalized in bronze

Dozens gathered at the corner of Wood and Franklin streets Friday afternoon to pay tribute to a humanitarian who truly lived “a fulfilled life.” Dr. Manuel da Silva was a physician, author and historian. He has also been called a philanthropist, humanitarian, even a “walking saint,” according to friend Fred Pacheco. Now the man who contributed

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Portuguese traditions alive in Bristol

Traditional portuguese music filled the air this Saturday as the “Bodo de Leite” Procession made its way down State Street towards St. Elizabeth’s Church. Blessed sweet bread and milk were passed out to residents who came out to watch the procession. From 7:00-11:00 PM there will be food, music and auctions held on the church

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