Religions and Spirituality

May 13, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after the ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Historically, the borough of Prospect Park has always been a community with a strong sense of faith--from the Dutch Reformed and Baptists of its early days to the myriad of religions which are found in the small but proudly diverse town. "National Day of Prayer was ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Gurudwara hosted an outdoor prayer vigil last evening to commemorate the lives lost and those wounded in the FedEx Indianapolis shooting. The vigil was well-placed on the eve of National Prayer Day, May 6. Several speakers from area houses of worship spoke of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Most Reverend Kevin J. Sweeney, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson, visited the St. Anthony School in Hawthorne Thursday.  His visit was originally slated to be during Catholic Schools Week, but had to be postponed due to snow.  When he did arrive, it happened by ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The pandemic which struck New Jersey just over one year ago is continuing, but Easter could be celebrated safely and with a fun spin at St. Anthony's.  With Easter Bunny sightings around town and at churches in Hawthorne, St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church hosted the bunny and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - “As Episcopalians and as Christians, we need to embrace our covenant of baptism and the last commandment, which is to love one another as we were loved,” Reverend Erik Soldwedel told TAPinto Hawthorne.  Soldwedel is the deacon-in-residence at both St. Clement’s Episcopal Church on ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - St. James of the Marches offers five masses on Wednesday Feb. 17 for Ash Wednesday and the start of the Lenten Season.  Masses will be offered at 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 12 noon, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The 9 a.m. mass is a Children's Mass. All masses will include the imposition of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Although Hanukkah, "The Festival of Lights," is considered a “minor” Jewish holiday, it is a popular celebration among Jewish families across America. In 2020, Hanukkah begins in the evening of Dec. 10 and continues through the evening of Dec. 18. According to ReformJudaism.org, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - St. George Orthodox Church in Little Falls is streaming their annual Christmas show on Facebook Live this season. On Thursday, December 17th at 7:30 p.m, people can go on the St.George Orthodox Church Little Falls, NJ Facebook page to watch their live show and celebrate ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Sunday, St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church hosted the Blessing of the Animals.  Reporting a "higher than usual" number of attendees, Father Sylwester Pierzak conducted the blessings. The event took place in the parking lot of St. Anthony's Church by the school where ...

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