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Photos: Winter Solstice Ceremony welcomes brighter days

The shortest day of the year is recognized with rituals, readings and meditation for the Winter Solstice ceremony of the UUCM Sacred Wheel CUUPS (Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans), in the Rotunda of the...

Photos: A Hanukkah “Fire on Ice” street party lights the night in Montclair

A crowd of hundreds parties on Church Street this year at Chabad Montclair 's "Fire and Ice" Hanukkah party, celebrating the miracle of the light over darkness with music, food, fire and a six-foot...
Lacordaire 100th

PHOTOS: Lacordaire Academy marks 100th anniversary

Lacordaire Academy began its centennial year celebrations on Oct. 24 with a Mass celebrated by The Most Rev. Bishop Manuel A. Cruz, D.D. of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Mass, concelebrated by the Rev....
Union Congregational Church

Religion Spotlight: Music to the soul — Jazz at Union Congregational Church

Union Congregational Church jazz band is composed of Eric Olsen on piano, Rob Middleton on saxophone, Ratzo Harris on bass and Tim Horner on drums.

Photos: Blessing of the Animals

The Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, writes that this Unitarian Universalist version draws from the inspiration of St. Francis of Assisi, to bring pets or pictures of your pets,...

Breaking the hate: Preaching love, forgiveness here in Montclair

Chris Singleton, who lost his mother at the the Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, S.C., visited DC Rice Hall at Union Baptist Church in Montclair on Sept. 7.
Tabernacle

Spotlight House of Worship: Montclair has a new bishop in town

The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. General information about the church is below. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news and culture@montclairlocal.news.By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsThe Right Rev. Keith...
Red Gables

Montclair churches offering sanctuary to refugees and asylum seekers

Seven of Montclair’s houses of worship offer aid, and in some cases sanctuary, to refugees and asylum seekers.