Thursday, March 7, 2013

Saint Raphael's Episcopal Church
St. Raphael’s Church will be back on the water for the Blessing of the
Fleet on Sunday, March 11, 2013

St Raphael's Episcopal Church
5601 Williams Dr
Fort Myers Beach FL 33931 

This year’s blessing will take place on the water with the Bishop and his entourage on board, with Water Music will circle the shrimp docks and mooring area in San Carlos Bay blessing all boats that are anchored or docked along the shore. Water Music will then lead a procession of pleasure craft and commercial vessels out to the gulf where the boat will be anchored in front of the pier.  At this time, a wreath honoring those lost at sea will be tossed into the gulf
and all boats will receive a blessing from the Bishop. The Blessing will begin on the bay side at 2:00pm and will end on the gulf side when the last boat has been blessed. 

Will Be Holding The
Ft. Myers Beach Shrimp Festival   
March 3rd, 9th & 10th 2013

March 3,  9 & 10, 2013! 

 Blessing of the Fleet 2011
To find out more about St. Raphaels and what they do please visit:

Remembering those we have lost at sea.

The First Blessing of the Fleet      at St. Raphaels Episcopal Church 

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