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Published: Thursday, 12/20/2012 - Updated: 3 years ago

Sylvania Sisters of St. Francis to host prayer, ceremony for victims of Newtown, Conn., tragedy


The Sylvania Sisters of St. Francis will host a prayer and ceremony in remembrance of those who died in the Newtown, Conn. tragedy last week.

At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel will open its doors for the event. The chapel bells of the church will ring 27 times for the students and adults who were killed in the school shooting.

The names of those who died will also be read and a moment of silence will be observed. A prayer of mourning will be recited. The chapel is located at 6832 Convent Blvd., on the Motherhouse grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis. For more information, visit

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