Christ The King Catholic Church Jersey City

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2021-06-15

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Located on Ocean Avenue in the Bergen Hill Section of Jersey City, Christ The King was founded on July 3, 1930.. It was the first Black Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ. It was built by and for Black Catholics. The history of Christ the King initially began with a community of 12 that grew quickly to twenty with a Mass being said in a small house that was the chapel for the priest appointed to serve the Black Catholics. Christ The King was founded on July 3, 1930. It was the first Black Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ.

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Christ The King, Catholic Church, Church, Bergen Hill Section, Jersey City, Hudson Count, Archdiocese of Newark, Gateway, The Gateway Region, NJ Gateway Region, New Jersey Gateway Region, New Jersey, NJ, Jersey, The Garden State

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