refugee aid

Immaculate Conception church hosts talk on refugee aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are about 16 million people with refugee status worldwide, Maria Biancheri told an audience in Madonna Hall at Immaculate Conception Church on Wednesday evening.“What percentage do you think get through the...
Montclair Sanctuary Alliance

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance holds dedication service

Many participants of different faiths attended the dedication of the Montclair Sanctuary Alliance on Thursday, Dec. 14.
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

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

Christmas worship in Montclair

Christmas in Montclair is celebrated throughout the township at many different houses of worship. Here are some local pageants, choir concerts and other holiday events: United Church of Christ, 40 South Fullerton Ave., is holding...
Rev. John Mennell

Spotlight House of Worship: Rev. John Mennell takes overdue sabbatical

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The “Houses of Worship” series spotlights local religious organizations. If you have religion news you think we should spotlight, please send to religion@montclairlocal.news or culture@montclairlocal.news. The Rev. John Mennell of St. Luke’s...
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,...
Tizmtzum

Culture in brief: ‘Tzimtzum’ at Bnai Keshet

Rabbi E. Noach Shapiro will talk about “Tzimtzum: The Expansive Power of Personal Retraction” at Bnai Keshet on Saturday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m.

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...
Labyrinth

Spotlight House of Worship: Walking the labyrinth – a personal meditative journey

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 culture@montclairlocal.news. A couple...