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VIPD Deputy Commissioner Walwyn Visits Churches to ‘Meet the People’

The faith community can serve as a critical link between police and the citizens they protect and serve.

FreshMinistries to Launch Desmond Tutu Project to End Hunger in Virgin Islands

Nobel laureate and renowned anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has agreed to lend his name to an ambitious agricultural initiative by Jacksonville, Florida-based FreshMinistries Inc. to combat world hunger.

Jehovah’s Witnesses Convention in Frederiksted Sunday

The Jehovah's Witnesses will hold a one-day convention at their Assembly Hall at 23C North Carlton Road, Frederiksted on Sunday, Oct. 21.

Senate President and Lawmakers Meet With Israeli Ambassador

Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, spoke briefly before the Legislature of the Virgin Islands led by Senate President Myron D. Jackson as part of a three-day visit to the territory to build diplomatic relations.

Baha’is to Commemorate Beginning of Their Faith on May 23

The Bahá’í Faith began with the mission of two divine messengers, The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh. The Báb was the Herald who prepared the way for the coming of Bahá’u’lláh.

Long-Term Recovery Groups Help Address Unmet Needs of Virgin Islanders

Long-Term Recovery Groups (LTRG) will continue to bring people together to support grassroots recovery efforts and find solutions for some of the major challenges Virgin Islanders continue to face after the disasters.

Organizations Join to Sponsor Back to School Day of Prayer

. Pastors and religious leaders are encouraged to pray and intercede on behalf of the Virgin Islands’ students, parents and educational personnel in the territory.

Island Tradition and Jewish History Come Together on July 31

Two events are a convergence of fear and faith, history and hope, suffering and supplication when island tradition and Jewish history come together.

Baha’is Celebrate Nine Holidays Each Year

The Baha’is of the Virgin Islands brought in the Baha’i New Year with prayers and festivities on March 19.

Baha’is Fast for 19 Days in March to Bring in the New Year

The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands joined five million Baha'is worldwide in an annual period of fasting and celebrating, March 1-20. Baha'is abstain from food and drink during the daylight hours, sunrise to sunset.

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