Our Lady of Mt. Carmel feast downgraded, then canceled due to heat

Due to extreme heat conditions predicted for this weekend, the Mt. Carmel feast and procession have been canceled.
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Bishop to preach at St. Mark’s on March 4

Lead pastor, the Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross and the members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, invite the community to worship on Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m. and welcome Bishop John R. Schol as...

Tikkun for Erev Shavuot to be held at Temple Ner Tamid

Temple Ner Tamid will host this year’s Tikkun for Erev Shavuot on Tuesday evening, May 30.For more than 20 years, four synagogues — Bnai Keshet and Shomrei Emunah in Montclair, Temple Sholom of West...

Pastor at troubled, merged Montclair parish reassigned

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsThe pastor of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, which was formed last year by the rocky merger of two Montclair churches, is being transferred to a parish in Bergen County.The Rev. Joseph...
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News in brief: Montclair Interfaith Clergy Association holds prayer gathering

The Montclair Interfaith Clergy Association, representing the diversity of religious expression in Montclair, invites anyone who would like to take 10-15 minutes to both learn and pray, to join them.Each day during Montclair Bounce...
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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...

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...

Montclair clergy plead not guilty following DREAM Act sit-in

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair clergy members had their first day in court on Tuesday, but it’s not over yet.Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of Bnai Keshet and Revs. Ann Ralosky and John Rogers, both of First...
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Holy days: Ramadan amplifies good deeds

Ramadan is a time when Muslims strengthen their faith. Ramadan continues until June 14.