Bishop Manuel Cruz was on hand to celebrate the opening of school Mass for St. Joseph School and St. Nicholas School. The two schools are located in Jersey City. Their combined staffs, pastors, and student bodies planned and attended the opening of school Mass in Pershing Field, an outdoor space located across the street from St. Nicholas School.
Bishop Cruz said the Mass on the 50th anniversary of his arrival in America. He and his parents emigrated from Cuba to Union City, New Jersey where they were then became members of St. Augustine Parish.
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