Cardinal to Bless Soil, Greenhouse in Rockland


Cardinal Dolan will bless the soil and a greenhouse installed in 2017 at Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland’s annual Blessing of the Soil ceremony in Haverstraw at noon on Saturday, April 28.

“His presence will uplift everyone in attendance as well as everyone in need who require our assistance throughout the year,’’ said Martha Robles, executive director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland, in a statement.

The event, featuring activities for the entire family and refreshments, will conclude at 3 p.m.

Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland serves more than 115,000 meals annually to more than 1,500 households and 6,000 pounds of fresh vegetables to food pantry participants from its Community Garden of Love.


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