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...AND YOU VISITED ME - Geraldine Mulligan (left), president of First Friends, holds the microphone for guitar-toting Father Jack Martin, parochial vicar at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Elizabeth, at the annual ecumenical Ash Wednesday vigil held outside the Elizabeth Detention Center. In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus speaks about welcoming "the stranger" and comforting those who are poor and imprisoned.
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