Carroll Street Bridge. Photo by Jim Henderson. (CC0 1.0)

 

Last Friday to commemorate Earth Day, the dank depths of the Gowanus Canal were doused with fresh, clean water – blessed holy water actually – by a group of Franciscan friars from Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic church, as reported by The New York Times.

View north from Carroll Street Bridge. Photo by Jim Henderson. (CC0 1.0)

 

The ceremony was also attended by Franciscan nuns, students and faculty from St. Francis College and some local residents. Read more from The New York Times here…


posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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