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Catholics go back to a very different church this week

This week, Catholics started going back to church as the buildings reopened under the direction of the Newark Archdiocese, but for personal prayers only.

Montclair Muslims adapt to loss of community gatherings for Ramadan

Like the rest of its residents, Montclair's Muslim community is adjusting to social distancing, adapting how they celebrate things like Ramadan.
Easter

Seeking Easter community, during COVID-19

Clergy and parishioners are celebrating Holy Week on Zoom and YouTube, and dyeing Easter eggs at home, to "gather in His name" this year.
houses of worship

COVID-19: Montclair houses of worship adjust to social distancing, closure

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted all aspects of life in Montclair, including for members of the township’s many houses of worship.
Seder

Passover: a socially distanced Seder

The Passover Seder takes place in the home. Area Jews are figuring out how to gather on Zoom, and have a socially distanced Seder.

Photos: Purim party pleasures

Despite many metropolitan area cancellations of Purim Carnivals, and two cancelled locally, in Caldwell and in the Oranges, it is a happy holiday, celebrated this year on Monday night, March 9th, through Tuesday, March...

PHOTOS: Ash Wednesday at St. Cassian

Thousand of Christians celebrated Ash Wednesday on Feb. 26. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer.
anti-Semitism

In brief: ‘Roots of Antisemitism’ at Bnai Keshet

Professor Mark Leuchter will give a talk on 'The Roots of Anti-Semitism" at the Bnai Keshet Kaplan Minyan on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Montclair Jewish and African-American leaders find common cause

A special event held at Temple Ner Tamid Friday night revealed there is a lot more that unites the Jewish and African-American communities than divides them. 
Imbolc

In brief: Imbolc and solstice at UUCM

UUCM Sacred Wheel, the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans, is hosting a Imbolc Celebration on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at UUCM, 67 Church St.