Montclair resident joins Temple Ner Tamid as new rabbi

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMarc Katz is barely a month into his new role as rabbi of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. And the Montclair resident knows that he has some very big shoes to fill.“Following...
Community Seder

Montclair’s Bnai Keshet holds Community Seder

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year’s Community Seder at Bnai Keshet will feature a theme of immigration.It’s particularly timely, with the president’s Muslim bans being fought in the courts.And two Bnai Keshet members, Melina Macall and...
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Feast, carnival return after two years off

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception...

Cardinal says he’ll hear out Mount Carmel parishioners in Montclair

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news With the future of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in his hands, Cardinal Joseph Tobin this week said he plans to visit Montclair to hear the concerns of parishioners fighting to...

New head of St. Teresa says goals include cutting $300,000 deficit

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal. newsThe new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, which was created a year ago through the strife-filled merger of two Montclair churches, on Sunday outlined his 10-point strategic plan for...
Shomrei Emunah

Interfaith Hospitality: Montclair church offers neighborly love

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The congregation at Shomrei Emunah is attending church on Shabbat mornings, member Josie Zeman says. The worshipers at the Jewish synagogue at 67 Park St. have made Central Presbyterian Church, also...

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

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

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...

Mount Carmel Church possesses $113,000 endowment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsSt. Teresa of Calcutta Parish has a deficit, but one of its houses of worship, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, has been blessed with what is now a $113,000 nest egg.The...
FAST

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,...