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Jehovah’s Witnesses to Hold Global Virtual Event in 240 Lands, 500+ Languages

Since the convention is typically held from Friday through Sunday, the program will be available in six installments corresponding to morning and afternoon sessions.

The Hebrew Congregation/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Donate Books to FRC

These books were specially selected for young readers, young adults and older adult clients with an emphasis on characters and cultural narratives relevant to the community of St. Thomas.

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Year Without Knocking on Doors

It’s been one year since Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide adjusted their hallmark methods of sharing comfort and hope from the scriptures due to the pandemic.

Op Ed: The Fasting of Ramadan: A time for Muslims around the World to Heal and Cleanse their Mind, Body and Heart

I was in 1st grade when I was lucky enough to participate in the monthlong holiday of Ramadan for the first time, being able to live out a powerful tradition that I cherish with my family and friends. Since then, I have joyfully and gratefully been able to fast every year.

Bryan Eases Capacity Restrictions for Houses of Worship; Penalties for Forging COVID Tests

In advance of the upcoming Easter holidays, the governor has eased restrictions for churches, which now can have gatherings of up to 200 people or 50 percent of their capacity.

Jehovah’s Witnesses in St. Croix Invite All to Jesus’ Memorial on Saturday

Jehovah’s Witnesses in St Croix are inviting people to attend the annual observance of the Memorial of Jesus Christ’s death, which this year falls on Saturday, March 27th, at 7 p.m.

Pope Francis Names Father Jerome Feudjio as Bishop of Saint Thomas

Bishop-elect Jerome Feudjio is a priest of the Diocese of Saint Thomas and currently serves as a vicar general and chancellor of that See, and rector of Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral.

Hindus Seek Public Holiday on Diwali in USVI

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair to the USVI Hindu community because they have to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there were public holidays on other religious days.

Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas Synagogue Reopens for Tours

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas Synagogue is again open to the public. It is available for tours and shopping from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Bishop Herbert A. Bevard Writes to His Parishioners

Most Reverend Herbert A. Bevard, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Thomas in the Virgin Islands has written the following letter to his parishioners.

‘Always Rejoice!’ Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses Moves to Streaming Platform

The final weekend of the virtual event was scheduled for Aug. 29-30. People may still see the program if they see the instructions at the end of this news release.

Rev. Fr. Richard Abbott Dies at 80

Our dearly beloved Rev. Fr. Richard Abbott died after 80 years of life on Friday, June 26, in Acworth, Georgia.

Op-ed: Eid al-Fitr, a Beautiful Celebration Filled with Joy for Muslims

Eid al Fitr is coming soon; this is a holiday that Muslims celebrate at the ending of Ramadan, the month of fasting. Eid al Fitr will begin the evening of Saturday, May 23.

Cynical Clinical Minute No. 3 – Simple Things to Help with the Pandemic

During these times, we indeed seem to be in a “new normal.” Everything seems to have been put on hold. It is easy to fall into a rut and spend your time finding new ways to do nothing.

Op-ed: Maximizing the Last 10 Days of Ramadan

For the past two weeks, Muslims around the world have been fasting for the month of Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam.

Philanthropist S. Donald Sussman Donates $100,000 to Support Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas

Sussman’s donation will be used to offset operating costs and ensure continuity of services as the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas continues to rebuild and strengthen its faith community.

Moravian Churches Suspend Worship Services, Services Now Online

All Virgin Islands Moravian Churches are suspending all activities, including Sunday morning worship, baptisms and confirmation classes for all Moravian Churches in the U.S. Virgin Islands effective Thursday, March 19, until further notice.

St. Thomas Reformed Church Makes Decisions on Coronavirus

St. Thomas Reformed Church facilities will be closed effective immediately except for staff working in isolation. All group meetings, rehearsals and services are postponed until further notice.

CAPA Launches St. Thomas Senior Relief Effort

The Community and Police Association (CAPA) has reached out to local businesses, clergy and the community to participate in the relief effort.

Rev. Dr. Cortroy Jarvis to Be Installed as Head of Memorial Moravian Church

The boards and members of the Memorial Moravian Church cordially invite all to the installation service for its incoming pastor, Rev. Dr. Cortroy Jarvis, at 9 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 5.

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