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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.
Local Muslim men come together as one to prayat Masjid Nur. (Source photo by Nour Z. Suid)

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.

VI Rastafari Sacramental Cannabis Council Has Fruitful Meeting With Government

The V.I. Rastafari Sacramental Cannabis Council Inc. will continue to work closely with Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and the senators of the 33rd Legislature of the V.I. as it moves forward in the Cannabis Economic Revolution.

VIPD Top Brass Worship in Community, Embark on Mission to Regain Trust

Celvin G. Walwyn, deputy commissioner of the VIPD and David A. Cannonier, deputy chief of police, worshipped with the congregation at a morning service at the Nisky Moravian Church on Sunday, July 28.

13 Students Graduate High School Through MBW Education

The ceremony was held at the St. Thomas Reformed Church, where MBW founder Scott Bradley created the non-profit 12 years ago.

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