9/19/12 | 448 views
From Darkness, Light
On Staten Island, the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11 was marked with prayer and procession at St. Peter’s Church.
The “Eve of Solemn Remembrance” was organized by the University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Staten Island. Msgr. James J. Dorney, co-vicar of Staten Island and pastor of St Peter's parish, was the main celebrant and homilist of the Mass.
The evening featured a candlelight procession through the darkened church led by the Richmond County Pipers. The Mass and ceremony included participation by emergency responders, as well as students from schools on Staten Island.
The names of all Staten Island victims were read as a bell tolled solemnly in their memory. The evening ended with Benediction.
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