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Vigil to save Assumption School in Peekskill

Parent Josue Andagoya of Peekskill leads a group

Parent Josue Andagoya of Peekskill leads a group recitation of the rosary at a candlelight prayer vigil outside of Assumption School in Peekskill. Andagoya is the father of a fifth-grader. (Jan. 18, 2013) (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Parents, volunteers and parishioners held a prayer vigil is held outside of Assumption School in Peekskill. They came out to pray that the school, which is on the archdiocese's short list for shutdown due to financial strain, stay open. They brought statues from the church, including a statue of St. Jude, the patron saint of hopeless causes. (Jan. 18, 2013)...

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