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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.
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.

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