78.3 F
Cruz Bay
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Home Lifestyles Religion

Religion

Governor Bryan Urges Virgin Islanders to Go ‘Meatless’ on November 25

The governor pledged to go meatless on that day in solidarity with the territory’s East Indian community, and he is urging all his fellow Virgin Islanders to join him

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.

Baha’is to Celebrate Day of the Covenant on Nov. 25

In 1912, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the son of the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, travelled from coast to coast across America after a lifetime of imprisonment and persecution.

Jehovah’s Witnesses Initiate Global Campaign

Jehovah’s Witnesses will distribute the magazine to the general public, business owners, local and national government officials, as well as court officials.

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.

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.

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

20,265FansLike
4,092FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more