Rain cannot stop procession and carnival at OLMC

The community came out to walk with the statue of the saint of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and enjoy the feast.

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

By GWEN OREL“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...

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...

Photos: Ash Wednesday

Worshippers after Mass at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, with ash on their foreheads, observing Ash Wednesday.
Jorge Chajon

Montclair organizers rally to support Guatemalan detainee Jorge Chajon

After more than 15 months in immigration detention, and over five weeks in the Essex County Jail awaiting a final deportation hearing, Jorge Chajon, the Guatemalan detainee whose case Montclair faith-based organizers and their...

Hundreds attend Lights for Liberty vigil in Montclair

A crowd of hundreds met on the lawn of the First Congregational Church in Montclair, a statement of purpose for “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps”.

Save Mount Carmel committee meets with Newark Archdiocese

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsParishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church said that earlier this week they met with representatives of the Archdiocese of Newark to make the case for the survival of their parish,...

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

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

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...

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...