81.6 F
Charlotte Amalie
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Home Lifestyles Religion

Religion

Baha’is Observe Holy Day: The Martyrdom of The Bab

The Baha’is of the Virgin Islands joined believers around the world at noon, Thursday, July 9, to observe the anniversary of the martyrdom of one of the central figures of their faith, The Bab

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.

VOAD to Hold Virtual Meeting on Assessment of Members, Community Needs

The Virgin Islands Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) will hold a virtual meeting from 4-5 p.m., Thursday, April 2.

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.

VIHFA Employees Raise $6,000 to Furnish Transitional Housing for Homeless

Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority employees have donated $6,000 to furnish two efficiency units at the recently opened St. Teresa of Calcutta House of Hope transitional housing facility in Christiansted, which is managed by Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands Inc.

Long Term Recovery Group Awards $74,240 to Faith-Based Organizations

The St. Croix Long Term Recovery Group (STXLTRG) has announced it has awarded $74,240.84 to local faith-based organizations through a mini-grants program.

VIPD Deputy Commissioner and Officer Speak at Ebenezer Methodist Church

Officer Gregory Bennerson addressed the congregation about crime plaguing the community, safety of families, neighbors and outreach programs.

Catholic Charities, Housing Finance Authority Build House of Hope

Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands and the V.I. Housing Finance Authority joined forces in a mission of hope to reduce homelessness in the territory.

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.

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

18,570FansLike
3,459FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

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