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Feasting in Limbo: Montclair’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church holds Mass and Procession

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mass and Procession Sunday, July 16, 11:15 a.m. Mass, with procession following. Afterward, refreshments in the hall of OLMCOur Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThe...
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.
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

Halloween customs in different traditions, and some new ones, too.

Photos: A Hanukkah “Fire on Ice” street party lights the night in Montclair

A crowd of hundreds parties on Church Street this year at Chabad Montclair 's "Fire and Ice" Hanukkah party, celebrating the miracle of the light over darkness with music, food, fire and a six-foot...
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...
St Mark

Spotlight House of Worship: St. Mark’s welcomes Reverend Houseworth-Fields

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news 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 religion@montclairlocal.news and...

Bnai Keshet to hold talk and vigil

Bnai Keshet is holding two events honoring social justice in the coming week.On Saturday morning, June 3, Steve Ellmann will speak about South Africa’s late Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson, and what role his Jewishness...

Jonathan Alter to speak on Jewish values in the age of Trump

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“When you think about tikkun olam, it’s ‘repair the world,’” said Jonathan Alter. “This dude ain’t repairing the world. You can say a lot about him but he’s not repairing the world.”Tikkun...

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...
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Refugee assistance project at St. Teresa of Calcutta continues ahead

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA refugee assistance project involving a Montclair parish is moving ahead.St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish — which includes Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Mount Carmel churches — has embarked on a...