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Holy days: Ramadan amplifies good deeds

Ramadan is a time when Muslims strengthen their faith. Ramadan continues until June 14.
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Culture in photos: Ramadan breakfast is spiritual nourishment

Imam Kevin Dawud Amin led the service and the breaking of the fast of Ramadan, on Saturday night, May 26, for about two dozen local Muslims. Ramadan, May 17 to June 15 this year,...
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Spotlight House of Worship: Walking the labyrinth – a personal meditative journey

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news 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. A couple...
Beltaine

Beltaine: May in Montclair and UUCM celebrate May Day

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news A 12-foot pole with colorful ribbons flowing from a circle of flowers stood in Watchung Plaza Tuesday, May 1, waiting to kick off the 40th annual opening ceremony for May in...
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UUCM senior co-ministers installed

Here is a link to our story on the new reverends from October- Spotlight House of Worship.
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No hametz allowed: Passover food

By STEVEN DeSALVO For Montclair Local In the past few weeks, especially when you head to the grocery store, you may have noticed an increase in some food items labeled “Kosher for Passover.” What exactly does...
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Spiritual Drumming: Keeping the pulse with the beat of many drums

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Both women and men lugged giant drums behind them and headed up the ramp into a church on a Sunday afternoon. Richard Reiter, who is an Emmy-award winning composer, a jazz...
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Ostara: Light of the Earth – symbols of new beginnings

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Joe Longo, co-owner of Blu Lotus on Church Street, intends to balance a raw egg at precisely 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Tuesday is the Spring Equinox, also known...
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Bishop to preach at St. Mark’s on March 4

Lead pastor, the Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross and the members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, invite the community to worship on Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m. and welcome Bishop John R. Schol as...