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...

St. Teresa of Calcutta to host first gala to benefit parish

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIn one of the first moves following the arrival its new chief, St. Teresa of Calcutta is holding its first gala in October to benefit the newly formed parish in Montclair.The event,...

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...

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...

Syrian refugees start new life in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Perhaps wistful for their native cuisine, when Syrian immigrants Alsayed Abbas and Abd Al Rahman Ajlooni visited Manhattan for the first time ever last week, they chowed down on falafel from a...

New head of St. Teresa Parish arrives in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe new head of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Sunday greeted worshippers at the two Montclair churches that merged last year to create that new parish, saying he was nervous but...

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...

Alban Hefin: The light of the summer

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The longest day of the year — and no, it’s not a Monday or Black Friday — falls on Wednesday, June 21. Summer begins that day at exactly 12:24 a.m. EDT. The first...
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Ramadan: Montclair Muslims celebrate ‘an ongoing Thanksgiving’

By GWEN OREL and ANTOINETTE MARTIN orel@montclairlocal.newsIt’s very hot on the third floor of Glenfield Middle School.That makes the fast of Ramadan just that little bit harder for Frances Aboushi, who teaches there, and students...
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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...