All Saints Church in the Lafayette Section of the Jersey City

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2023-08-10

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Mass was celebrated for the first time in Lafayette Battery Hall on Whiton Street, November 15, 1896, and every Sunday thereafter until the school building was erected on the corner of Whiton and Lafayette Streets. This building, the lower part of which was used as a church, was begun April 29, 1897, and the following June the cornerstone was laid in the presence of a large concourse of people. The school was opened in January, 1898, with an attendance of four hundred students. The Sisters of Charity were given responsibility for the education of the children.

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All Saints Church, All Saints Parish, All Saints School, Catholic Church, Church, Archdiocese of Newark, Lafayette Section, Jersey City, Gateway, Hudson County, New Jersey, NJ, Jersey, The Garden State

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