Houses of worship can welcome more back — some in Montclair will

"We know that, for many of our residents, the ability to worship together plays a central role in well-being and mental health," Murphy said. 
Unitarian Universalist

Spotlight House of Worship: UUCM welcomes married ministers to Montclair

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

Rain cannot stop procession and carnival at OLMC

The community came out to walk with the statue of the saint of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and enjoy the feast.
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.
meeting

Praying for a Meeting

Montclair Jews gather outside Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Morristown office this past Saturday night, to celebrate Havdalah, the closing of Shabbat, during Passover. Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi Elliot Tepperman holds a guitar. Tepperman, Bnai Keshet’s Rabbi...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel plans to revive feast

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsWith 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...
Catholic Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark remembers deceased at Christmas

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark invited its Catholic community to place a personal ornament in memory of a deceased loved one on special Christmas Trees of Remembrance at several cemetery locations in...
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.

Redeemer Montclair church seeks to build addition

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsRedeemer Church of Montclair is looking to demolish a house adjacent to its site on North Willow Street to make way for a two-story addition to the house of worship.Redeemer Montclair has...
Ostara

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...