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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.

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 and 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. 
Tisha B'Av

In brief: Community Tisha B’Av service honors immigrants

On Sunday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m., congregations in Montclair will commemorate Tisha B’Av, at the Federal Building, 972 Broad St., Newark (ICE Headquarters).

Hundreds attend Lights for Liberty vigil in Montclair

A crowd of hundreds met on the lawn of the First Congregational Church in Montclair, a statement of purpose for “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps”.