Church leaders say it’s been a hard year because of COVID and it’s time now to look ahead.READ MORE: Statue Of Liberty Celebrates 135th Birthday
“Our parish had over 100 deaths during the COVID pandemic, and we are grateful for the opportunity to come back together as a community. Looking forward, also, to keep engaged to our mission of fraternity, evangelization, community service,” Rev. Manuel de Jesus Rodriguez said.MORE NEWS: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
Earlier, the community also took part in a march as the church prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary next year.