Gathering for prayer
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A group of the faithful gathered Saturday in Kennedy Park, Lansford, to pray the rosary. The group was among many that met at noon in public places to pray as part of America Needs Fatima, a crusade aimed at moving people toward church teachings. Locally, Catholics gathered at Ludlow Park in Summit Hill; Kennedy Park on West Patterson Street and in front of St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church on Bertsch Street in Lansford; at Depot Park in Tamaqua, and at the amphitheater in Lehighton. Praying the rosary at Ludlow Park were, seated, from left: Veronica Bazik and Marge Arner. Behind them, from left, are Frances Mongi, Pat McHugh, guitarist Steve Kruzik, Mary Berk and Joe Sediva.