Along with a binder, crayons, a bundle of pens, pencils and some notebooks, [students] also added face masks, face shields, hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes to their backpacks.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
Most Reverend Herbert A. Bevard, Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Thomas in the Virgin Islands has written the following letter to his parishioners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 facilities will be closed effective immediately except for staff working in isolation. All group meetings, rehearsals and services are postponed until further notice.
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.