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Our community has had  a strong bond with Gail Halvorsen, known as "Berlin Candy Bomber" or "Uncle Wiggly Wings" who passed away 16th February 2022 at the age of 101. He had a strong commitment also for this community and we had several meetings with him. We would like to express our deepest sympathy with his family.

His funeral will be on Tuesday in Provo, Utah at 11:00 am (7:00 pm here in Berlin) and will be using zoom for those who wish to participate and pay their respects.

Here is the link to the Nelson Family Mortuary where you can click on a link to watch the funeral via zoom.  

Tuesday February 22 11:00 am Mountain Standard time. 
See also one of our articles remembering the Berlin Airlift:

Due to lifting some restriction in public life we can announce the following:

For Celebration of the Eucharist the rules of 3G (vaccinated, recovered or daily test) apply.

Please come very punctually (or early) and keep the necessary papers ready.

This way, you facilitate the work of the volunteers in our welcoming team

1 Control of certificate (3G: recovery or vaccination or tested)

  • Digital vaccination certificate (smartphone)
  • or: Certificate of recovery (max. 6 months old)
  • Identity card / passport

2 no check-in is required anymore

3 In the church

  • no distance needed anymore
  • medical mask (FFP2 recommended) is required, also during singing

Fr. Leo Penta offers an online mass. Use the follwing details:

Zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 869 7973 9124

Password: 018274

Online Lent Retreat 2022

The Jesuits in Glasgow offer an online Lent retreat to celebrate the 500 years since the conversion of St. Ignatius Loyola is based on his life.  Each day of Lent the retreat we provide an episode from the life of Ignatius, Music, Art, a reading from Scripture and a reflection. Participants can join an online group for a weekly meeting with others to share the fruits of their prayer.  The retreat is available on the web ( as an App, or a book.  For details click website below.