Notre Dame Parish in North Caldwell shines a light for 20 children, 6 adults murdered in Connecticut shooting.
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Sunday, December 16, 2012
Notre Dame Parish lit luminaries placed at the front entrance of the North Caldwell church Friday and Saturday nights—one for each victim of the Dec. 14 mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. Each bag expressed the hand-written message, "A Light Shines for Sandy Hook Elementary School." The community is in mourning along with the nation after 20 children and six adults were massacred at the Connecticut school by a single gunman who also took his own life. The church opened all day Saturday for anyone who wanted to come in and say a prayer. A West Essex couple spoke to Patch Friday about their grandson, a fourth grader at Sandy Hook, who survived the shooting. Local houses of worship are discussing a united prayer service later this week. Look …
You Tube and Skype will link local community to Holy Land.
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Friday, January 20, 2012
Rabbi Alan Silverstein, of Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex in Caldwell, and Fr. Anthony Randazzo, Pastor of Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church in North Caldwell, will lead their congregants and parishioners on an Interfaith Pilgrimage to Israel later this month, according to a bulletin posted on Notre Dame’s website. The trip marks special milestones for both houses of worship. In 2012, Agudath will celebrate its 90th anniversary and Notre Dame will celebrate its 50th year. Highlights of the trip, which departs on Sunday, Jan. 29, will include sacred sites associated with the life of Jesus in the Galilee, a walking tour of Jerusalem and stops at Nazareth and Cana. Meanwhile, those back in the Caldwells will be able to share the …