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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Facts of the Winter Solstice, Dec. 21

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The Winter Solstice, which is known as the shortest day of the year, happens this year at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. Here are some things to know about it. 1....

Spotlight House of Worship: St. Peter Claver celebrates Black Catholic history

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 or culture@montclairlocal.news. By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news St. Peter Claver Church...

Samhain: celebrating the time between

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Kids will be looking forward to dressing up and parading in costumes to receive candy. Even some adults may enjoy that. While many people know Oct. 31 as Halloween, in Paganism...

Culture in brief: Abby Stein, transgendered women, to speak at Montclair’s Bnai Keshet

Abby Stein will speak about her journey from the Hasidic rabbinate to her life as a trans-woman at Bnai Keshet’s first Kaplan Minyan of the New Year on Saturday morning, Oct. 14. The Kaplan...

Spotlight House of Worship: UUCM welcomes married ministers to Montclair

Religion spotlight: Universalist Unitarian Congregation at Montclair has a pair of married ministers.

Mount Carmel Church possesses $113,000 endowment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish has a deficit, but one of its houses of worship, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, has been blessed with what is now a $113,000 nest egg. The...

Mount Carmel collects 250 boxes of goods for hurricane victims

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Parishioners at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church over the past week or so collected 250 boxes of goods, such as clothing and toiletries, that have been shipped to victims of Hurricane...

Tashlich is symbolic, and real: Montclair’s synagogues celebrate together

Congragation Shomrei Emunah and Bnai Keshet will celebrate Tashlich together on the first day of Rosh Hashana.

New head of St. Teresa says goals include cutting $300,000 deficit

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal. news The new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, which was created a year ago through the strife-filled merger of two Montclair churches, on Sunday outlined his 10-point strategic plan for...

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