Date: Jun 27, 2002
Press Release Number: 72-2002
The annual Blessing of the Port of New York and New Jersey will be held tomorrow, June 28, at the Howland Hook and New Jersey Marine Terminals.
Various clergy, including those from Stella Maris, the Seamen’s Church Institute and German Lutheran Mission (all based at Port Newark), will bless the facilities and their employees, as well as the ships and watercraft that either call on the terminals or assist with port operations.
Media interested in covering the event should report to the Stella Maris Chapel, located at 114 Corbin Street, Port Newark, at 9:30 a.m. A tug will leave Berth 2 in Port Newark at 10 a.m. for the blessing of the New York and New Jersey facilities.
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Contact: Steve Coleman