St. Louis Bertrand Church (Bonaire)

The St. Louis Bertrand Church[1] (Papiamento: Parokia San Luis Beltran;[2] Dutch: Sint-Ludovicus Bertranduskerk) is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church and is located in the town of Rincon on the Caribbean island of Bonaire, organized within the Dutch Caribbean as a special municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

St. Louis Bertrand Church
Parokia San Luis Beltran
RINCON ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, BONAIRE.jpg
LocationRincon
Bonaire
CountryKingdom of the Netherlands
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The church follows the Roman or Latin rite and depends on the Diocese of Willemstad (Dioecesis Gulielmopolitana) based in the nearby city of Willemstad on the island of Curacao also. It was dedicated in honor of San Luis Bertran i Eixarch O.P. (Also written Sant Lluís Bertran) a Spanish saint of the Dominican order, canonized by Pope Clement X in 1691. It is decorated with yellow and white and has an image of St. Louis next to the main entrance and one side of his bell tower.

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  1. ^ Church of San Luis Beltran, Rincon
  2. ^ "Geloof en religie Beautiful Bonaire". www.beautiful-bonaire.nl. Retrieved 2016-03-31.