The Angel of the Altar

Angel on the Altar Returns!

Our Sunday School students will once again receive a visit from The Angel on The Altar this Advent.  At the conclusion of classes, students will join Fr. Jerry in looking for the angel. Then an animated discussion takes place determining what the angel is trying to tell us about Advent, Christmas, Jesus or the Church in general.  She'll make her first appearance on Sunday, November 25 (First Sunday Before Advent). Read more

Diocesan Convention 2019

On Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2 all of the churches in the Diocese of Newark will send deputies to the Hilton Meadowlands (new location this year!) to listen to report-outs, vote on the 2019 budget and share in fellowship.  Attending from Holy Spirit are (both days): Rosemary Gabbe and Father Jerry; Friday only: Catherine TamasikKen Traficante; Saturday only: Jane EliasofYolanda Silverio.  Elected in 2018, but unable to attend are Mary Garland and Karen Pensiero. Read more
Advent Wreath Chapel

Attend the 8 o'clock Service for Advent!

Every Sunday at 8am we offer a Quiet Eucharist in our historic All Saints Chapel. Advent is a great time to consider joining this service as WE WAIT IN HOPE. It's a contemplative service with silence, Taize chants and time to breathe. Read more
Soup for the Soul

"Soup For The Soul" Sold at Fair in The Square 2018

Holy Spirit Verona will once again sell "Soup for the Soul" at Verona's Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 1.  If you can make quarts of soup before then, please do so.  You can pick up containers in the Fellowship Hall.  Write down a list of the ingredients so that our office can make up labels.  The soup can be stored in our lower level freezer until the December 1 event.  Proceeds will go to our Operation Budget. Read more
Green Earth

Coffee Hour Goes A Little More Green

In an effort to be a little more "green," as of Sunday, November 4, our Sunday morning Coffee Hour will no longer use paper or styrofoam cups for Coffee or plastic forks, knives or spoons.  Hosts of the Fellowship Hour will put out mugs and silverware.  We ask that you place your dirty mug or utensil(s) in the sink (or bin provided).  Doing our part to protect the environment!  Be the change you wish to see in the world. Read more
Dress to Impress

Donate Your Old Formal Dresses

Two youth who attended our 2018 Mission Trip are collecting your old formal and prom dresses and accessories (shoes and purses) to be donated to girls in towns in and around St. Paul, Virginia.  The deadline for donations is November 20, 2018.  Dresses should be placed in dry cleaning bags and clearly marked with the size.  For more info, email Read more
Kings Weekly Donations

Kings Donates To Our Food Pantry

We are thankful to the Kings Verona management team who, earlier this year, began giving a portion of the donations purchased by Kings shoppers to our Food Pantry.  Recently, we were informed that ALL donations purchased at Kings in Verona will be donated to the Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry.  We are most grateful to Kings’ leadership, and all those who shop at Kings Verona and purchase a pre-packaged bag of food and other essential items. Read more
Bishop Carlye and Father Jerry

myVeronaNJ Shares Info About Bishop Carlye's Visit

We are grateful to myVeronaNJ for publishing information about Bishop Carlye's visit to Holy Spirit Verona on Sunday, September 30 at 10am.  Very exciting! Photo is from the Consecration Service of The Right Rev. Carlye J. Hughes at which Father Jerry served as her Chaplain. Read more
Creative Beginnings Preschool

Creative Beginnings Preschool Spots Available

Our lower level tenant, Creative Beginnings Preschool (, has openings for their upcoming school year for 2 1/2 to 5 year old children.  Half-day and full-day programs available. Contact Kim McDermott at (973) 239-2242 to schedule a tour. Read more
MCF Mobile Farm Stand in July 4th Parade

Montclair Farm Stand at Holy Spirit's Pantry

One of the partnerships that has been forged since opening our Food Pantry is having the Montclair Community Farm Mobile Stand in our parking lot during the summer and fall months providing fresh produces to the Shoppers of our Food Pantry.  Each Shopper receives a $5 voucher, paid for by our generous donors.  Read all about it on myVeronaNJ. Read more