Rev. John Mennell

Spotlight House of Worship: Rev. John Mennell takes overdue sabbatical

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news or culture@montclairlocal.news. The Rev. John Mennell of St. Luke’s...

Culture in brief: religion and science at Bnai Keshet

Columbia Biology Professor Robert Pollack, will speak on “Religion and Science” at Bnai Keshet, 99 South Fullerton Ave., on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the main sanctuary. From 1999-2012, Pollack was director of...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel plans to revive feast

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news With the blessing of, and a donation from, the head of its new parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church plans to resurrect its summertime feast. At a Sunday meeting at the Pine...
Robert L. Smith

Volunteer Spotlight: Robert Smith helps the homeless with a personal touch

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Robert L. Smith of Montclair is one of many of his congregation at Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair who recently gathered and sent gifts to 25 children of incarcerated parents this...
Montclair Sanctuary Alliance

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance holds dedication service

Many participants of different faiths attended the dedication of the Montclair Sanctuary Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 14.

Christmas worship in Montclair

Christmas in Montclair is celebrated throughout the township at many different houses of worship. Here are some local pageants, choir concerts and other holiday events: United Church of Christ, 40 South Fullerton Ave., is holding...
Winter Solstice

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....
Sanctuary Alliance

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance to hold dedication ceremony Thursday

The Montclair Sanctuary Alliance will hold a dedication ceremony on the third night of Hanukkah, Thursday, Dec. 14.

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance has formed to protect undocumented immigrants. Its physical space will be at Bnai Keshet.
Peter Claver

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