My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, As we approach the 15th anniversary of September 11th, the terrible terrorist attack on the twin towers in New York; the State Department in Washington, D.C.; in Shanksville, Pa.; and, in fact, all of our Nation, we recall the lingering pains of those horrific events. The fact is, we never will forget, nor never can we forget what happened on that day. This is because in a real sense this brought us to understand the conflict between good and evil in our world.
The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture will present Mozart’s Requiem in memory of all the victims of Sept. 11 and its aftermath on Sept. 11 at 12 p.m., as part of a special FDNY Memorial Mass celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Listing of local memorial events to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Claudia Preciado and Remee Mallay, two teachers at Our Lady of the Snows School, N. Floral Park, were recently selected as recipients of the 9/11 Tribute Center’s 2016 Teacher Awards.
After silently praying at the 9/11 Memorial in Downtown Manhattan Sept. 25, Pope Francis entered the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, where he mourned the victims of the “senseless act of destruction” and asked more than 400 religious representatives to be prophets of reconciliation and peace.
Pope Francis’ Sept. 25 visit to ground zero was unlike any of his other stops in New York or Washington.
Honoring both the pain and the strength of the families of those who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and drawing on the pools of water that are part of the site’s memorial, Pope Francis spoke about tears and quenching the world’s longing for peace.
On Sept. 25, Pope Francis will visit the World Trade Center memorial site of the 9/11 attacks, where nearly 3,000 people were killed by terrorists in 2001. He plans to pay his respects to the victims of the attack and meet with local religious leaders for a Multi-Religious Meeting for Peace.
On Sept. 11, the students of St. Athanasius School, Bensonhurst, under the direction of their principal, Diane Competello, held a remembrance ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11/01.
On a Friday morning, people walking on the Brooklyn Bridge solemnly made way for a group of 50 firefighters marching from Ground Zero to the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights, where they celebrated a Mass for those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The firefighters were carrying 23 flags, one for each of the members of Battalion 57 who perished trying to save lives after the attack on the World Trade Center.